INTERNATIONAL INTERVIEWS 

Magazine - Radio - Podcasts

 

● Om Times Magazine, Cover and Feature Article
Sept 2009 (cover & feature article)
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Since 2009 my writings and poetry are in the monthly publications (see Articles page)

 

● “Mandunka” Magazine Interview Prague – September 2008
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● Integrated Academy Interview-January 2009
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● Changes Magazine Interview-Prague–February 2009
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● “Fraser Coast Chronicle” Newspaper Interview-Australia
-October 2009
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BIO

INTERNATIONAL CONCERT TOURS  

 

● 2008/2009/2010 “Field of Joy” International tour
● World Artists for Tibet
● International music festival
● Japanese Consulate event performance
● Universal Peace Concert Tours

● Solo Concerts (Fields Of Joy, Voice of the Beloved, Winds, Tour of Grace) 

● Fields Of Joy – Prague Gateways – International tour
●Communion D’Esprit – Ted Mann Concert Hall – Minneapolis, MN
● Whole Life Expo (opening concert)
● Special Event Concerts – Center Stage Ala Moana, Hawaii
● University of Hawaii * Ho’O Lau
● First Night Concerts (3 years- Special annual events, Hawaii)
● Tibetan Freedom Concert Tours USA
● World Peace Concerts
● Choreographer’s Awards- composition & vocal performance

BIO

 

Origin: Hawaii

Genre: Soulful Trancendence, Ambiance, Meditative 

Years Active: 1970 - Present

Label: Independent 

Publishing:  Hoku Lani Publishing

 

Official Website: www.VimaLamura.com

 

 

Vima Lamura - breaks barriers creating an innovative hybrid of “new” music through her unique voice, performances and recordings. Her 4 octave range silhouettes effortlessly with vocal stylings from indigenous to classical, primordial to other worldly embodying harmonics, textures and tones that touch the soul.

 

Vima’s artistic refinement and spiritual essence, weaves an ancient-futuristic tone with multi cultural influences, luxuriant vocals, and potent messages elegantly set on electronic/acoustic sound-beds of cinematic, classical, crossover and ambient themes. She sings in a variety of languages in a range of styles from ambient, classical and ethnic to spoken word. Her recording and performance works inspire transcending experiences beyond entertainment.

 

Vima has 7 CDs to her credit. She is featured on several recordings with WingMakers and film soundtracks. She has created, scripted, composed and performed 7 “world beat operas” in addition to multiple ensemble performances and solo tours worldwide.

 

Her performance and composition works have been rewarded by the American Composer’s Forum, Jerome Foundation and McKnight foundation. Vima is also a published writer and poet.

 

A lifetime of immersion in ancient, traditional cultures, cultivated her global appeal. Her passion for meditation, yoga and cosmology of chant have strongly influenced her creations.

 

Vima’s film and musical recordings, events and performances span Internationally.

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I N T E R N A T I O N A L    R E V I E W S

 

“Vima” has a presence that astonishes and a voice that transcends. With intuition and grace her compositional techniques bring a breath of fresh air to the “new music” world.”
-Phillip Blackburn, American Composers Forum

 

“Vima Lamura soars to unknown places in this trippy, infectious moves-inspirer…
The Walk in the Sky CD is one of those surprises when you know that some tenuous connection has worked.”
– First City Magazine – Delhi, India

 

“Vima” is an enigmatic performer … other worldly in presence and voice… there is a sense of the Ancient with timeless resonance that stays with you long after the performance is over.”
-Honolulu Academy of Arts

 

“Passionate, astounding voice.”
-Backroads Music Magazine CD review

 

“Vima’s Voice of the Beloved” Tours an authentic & elegant performance with stunning vocals.”

 -Time Warner

R E C O R D I N G S    /     C D'S

 

Co-composed, performed, scripted lyrics

2012 “Golden Soul” Audio poetry book
2011 “Heaven Lives in the River of My Heart” (single)
2010 “Nirvana’s Grace (single)
2007 “Walk in the Sky” India (solo release)
2006 “Surrender” (solo release)
2005 “Initiation” (solo release )
2005 “Wingmakers” (featured vocalist)
2004 “Naked Heart” (solo release)
2004 “Hakomi 4,5,6 (featured vocalist)
2004 “Lyricus (featured vocalist)
2003 “Voice of the Beloved” (solo release with book)
2002 “Ancestral Voice” (solo release)
2001 “Chambers 11-17″ (featured vocalist)
2000 “Groove Garden” (featured vocalist)
2000 “Millennium” (featured vocalist)
1998 “Lila” (solo with choir)
1992 “Visitation” (solo, composed & performed)

MUSICAL THEATRE AND LIVE EVENTS   

Mulit-Media concerts: Golden Soul Live event concerts
April 2013 USA, Eastern Europe and United Kingdom

 

SOUNDS OF THE SOUL- 2011, 2015 HAWAII 

 

SOUND MANDALA CHOIRS
Residency University of Minnesota 73 piece choral group
Honoluu, Hawaii-deveoped a18-35 piece choir over a period of 5 years for performances and recordings. 

 

WORLD BEAT OPERAS - created scripted, composed, performed. Transcendental musical theatre including dance, myth, music (indigenous drums & instruments, fused with western classical)

 

● Heaven and Earth


● Circle of the Sun


● Dragonfly of Azure


● Visions of a New World


● Daughters of Mu


● Love, the Ultrasonic Core


● “Communion de Esprit” Ted Mann concert Hall.
~ Composed, conducted and performed with University of Minnesota conductor Kathy S. Romey 82 member cast.

 

● Iona 360 Dance Company – Performed and composed music for “The Forest the Cage” & Music sound track for “Electric Blue”

 

● Morris Johnson’s Naga – composed music score for drums and choir and performed a lead character, “La Que Sabe”

 

● John Signore’s Na Kani Ka Honua-Na Kani O Ke Kai –
co-composition and performed.

LITERARY WORKS, BOOKS & POETRY

2012  Golden Soul poetry book and Audio book
2000 “Voice of the Beloved”
2013 “Blossoming Path”
2014 “Blossoming Path-Book of Kiryas”

”Voice of the Beloved”
VimaLAMURA writes and composes all lyrics and scripts in her performance and recording works. 

 

excerpts of Vima's writings are seen in Brenda Schaeffer’s book “Return to Love”

 

Vima Lamura's poetry and articles can be seen in several

 OM-Times Magazine Publications

EPK-DISCOGRAPHY

FILM  SOUNDTRACKS  

 Recent works 2008
“Rubaru”
“Electric Bonfire”

 

NARRATION - VOICE OVERS - AUDIO BOOKS

WingMakers “My Central Message” and “My Central Purpose”

Golden Soul "Poetry Book" 

BACKGROUND 

all studies and practices over 40 years

Yoga sutras of Patanjali study and chant - USA, India 

Kundalini Yoga studies: Haridwar, India - USA 3HO cetified

Naad (sound) and Laya yoga - Mumbai and Haridwar India 

Ashtanga Yoga - Hawaii 

Studies in chant and mantra - Mumbai, India

Heart sutra, chant and meditation - Kagu techenling dharma center, Hawaii 

Toaist system of sound, Master Young - Hawaii 

 

PERFORMANCE ARTIST
Stage and Musical Sound Healing Concerts 
World Beat operas
Musical performances


VOCALIST… SINGER… CHANTER
Film Soundtracks
Recording Projects
Performances
Musical Theatre


COMPOSER… LYRICIST… WRITER
Lyricist- composing lyrics for musical scores in film and recording projects
Musical co-composition
Writer- scripts, mythology, poetry, short stories

 

MUSIC LICENSING

INSTRUCTION
Seminars-Public speaking
Teachings

Classes
Retreats

Satsangs

 

 

REPRESENTATION

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