All The Way In 2020
ALL THE WAY IN is Rhiannon's mastery level program. In 2020, sessions will be held on Rhiannon's farm in Hawaii, in Perugia, Italy, and in Montreal, Canada. Singers must be committed to the whole series. Learn about the sessions
Session 1 Hawaii SAT Feb 15 - SUN FEB 23, 2020
Session 2 Perugia WED JULY 1 - THURS JULY 9, 2020
Session 3 Montreal SAT OCT 3 - SUN OCT 11, 2020
Note: No sessions on arrival and departure days
Deeply moving. Life changing. Unlocking new potentiality through music and sound. Breath of joy and freedom.
Charlotte Roberts, Australia, ATWI 2017
Valentina is a Ukrainian singer and improviser. She was born behind the Iron Curtain in the Soviet Union, grew up in a young independent Ukraine and evolved as a musician in different countries and cultures. After a Master degree in Psychology, she built a career in a human resource in a huge metallurgical company that she left to follow her dream of being a singer. She spent 2018 with Rhiannon diving into ATWI, studying body percussion and musical facilitation in Brazil with Música de círculo community, touring West Coast with ATWI mates, performing and teaching in Moscow and Sweden, being away from home for a long time and immersion in improvisation gave her the opportunity to understand her own voice and accept her roots. In 2019 she came back to Brazil to record her first album - Ukrainian folk music combined with Brazilian and African rhythms (release -July 2019). Now she is exploring different ways of teaching and using improvisation in performances.
Charles Bankhead Haines is a singer, teacher, actor and improviser, as well as the founder and director of Big Smiles Music Academy in Hilo, Hawai’i. Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Charles studied and performed extensively in the world of musical theatre including studying at the Boston Conservatory. He then followed his heart to Chicago where he directed an a cappella group (DePaul Men’s a Cappella), created neo-vaudeville variety theatre with his twin brother Davis (The Haines Sisters), and co-founded a 6-piece funk band (whysowhite). Since moving to Hilo in 2014, Charles fell in love, had a baby, and has been actively pursuing his exploration into the world of vocal improvisation with Rhiannon. He completed All the Way In in 2017, as well as workshops with Pura Fe, Laurence Hobgood, Margie Gillis and Rhiannon’s Mele a Hakuwale two times. Charles currently co-hosts CircleSing Hawai’i with Rhiannon at Leo Nani Farms.
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