Village Harmony

Aurelia Shrenker

Aurelia_ShrenkerWith a foundation in classical voice, AURELIA SHRENKER began singing with Village Harmony and Northern Harmony at a young age, which introduced her to the music of various world traditions. She performed as a soloist and with the duo Ash (2009-2011), whose repertoire featured music from Caucasus Georgia, Appalachia, the Balkans and Corsica. A former student of Ethnomusicology at UCLA and NYU, Aurelia has studied Georgian music for the last fifteen years. She spent 2011-2012 in Georgia on a Fulbright Award, recording and documenting traditional music from Eastern Georgia.  Aurelia recently set up an interactive website featuring these recordings. She is currently living with her husband outside of Nice, France.