Heal and Howl
with
kiva simova

A voice like chunks of pastel child's chalk dipped in potent manuka honey, sprinkled with threads of finest saffron, setting off serenely down a river destined for a waterfall of emotional intensity.

Think Jane Siberry meets Bobby McFerrin and Lisa Gerrard, and they set off on a magic carpet ride through exotic lands, with hair raising overtones resounding off the hills.

Canadian (Toronto based) Kiva Simova continues to expand the horizons of western overtone singing (two pitches simultaneously from one voice), as a pioneer bringing these skills into the realms of eclectic jazzy pop/ experimental/ world/ alt singer songwriter. While playing keyboards and sucking on slippery elm bark. Since living in Czech Republic for 6 years ('08- '14), she moved into the realm of overtone choir music. 

On this site, you may get acquainted with a diverse body of work that stretches musical and geographical boundaries in surprising ways.

  • The new (third) CD- The Quality of Light
  • Second CD- Pulse
  • Debut CD- The Ladder
  • As an improviser, collaborating with many other artists, in live performance, recordings and soundtracks. Videos and links at bottom of music page
  • As an overtone choir composer and conductor, with 8 FREE original scores for choral directors at bottom of overtone singing page
  • As a solo touring artist, offering workshops (for booking details, go to the EPK page)
  • A comprehensive online overtone singing course, details to be found on the overtone singing page

 

Below is the live performance of the Song For All Beings production, which took place at Marin Civic Centre, San Rafael, CA on Feb 26/ 2017.

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  • Robert Lunte

    Robert Lunte Seattle, WA USA

    Wow Kiva, you are awesome... would really like to partner with you on a master class. And yes, we are inviting you to become the "overtone" specialist at The Modern Vocalist World forum... that would be great! www.TheModernVocalistWorld.com.

    Wow Kiva, you are awesome... would really like to partner with you on a master class. And yes, we are inviting you to become the "overtone" specialist at The Modern Vocalist World forum... that would be great! www.TheModernVocalistWorld.com.

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