NEW VIDEO: TENFOLD | from QUIET CD RELEASE
portland house of music and events | 9.30.16
Sorcha composes stirring music steeped in blues, folk, jazz and soul, gracing stages in New England and beyond with her 'sultry, jazzy' voice of unexpected power and presence.
From haunting ballads to charming vignettes to funk grooves, her songs unveil “a suite of musical styles that shows a wide-ranging songwriting ability. . . witty verses with smart rhymes.” (Portland Phoenix). [read more...]
SEP 30, 2017 - CELEBRATING ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF QUIET CD RELEASE
Enjoy a live video from the CD Release show at Portland House of Music and Events.
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AUG, 2017 - NEW TEACHING ARTIST @ 317 MAIN
Sorcha joins the Little Roots program teaching early childhood music classes to families and children, birth - age 7 at 317 Main Community Music Center in Yarmouth, Maine.
JUNE, 2017 - MUSIC & DANCE COLLABORATION
Catch dancer and performance artist Sara Juli's new American Dance Festival-commissioned piece 'The Lectern' touring the US this year for Sara's original song with piano arrangement / accompaniment by Sorcha.
APR 2, 2017 - PORTLAND PRESS HERALD FEATURE STORY: Sorcha Cribben-Merrill shares the healing power of music with young and old (by Ray Routhier)
"During the hour that she played, Cribben-Merrill got about a dozen residents of the memory care unit moving and dancing, including several in wheelchairs who were spun and twirled by nurses..." [read more]
MAR, 2017 - LULLABY PROJECT: A COLLABORATION BETWEEN
Carnegie Hall | Bay Chamber Music School | Wayfinder Schools
Five new moms wrote 5 new lullabies. And we recorded and performed them. Once again I contributed lead vocals and songwriting facilitation alongside the Bay Chamber Music School crew and Wayfinder School students and teachers. Recorded at Rockport Opera House, Maine; recorded and mixed by Jud Caswell.
DEC 19, 2016 - IGUANA FUND GRANT
I am honored to be among the recipients of this year's Iguana Fund, courtesy Club Passim.
My grant will fund my performance at 10 Assisted Living centers nationwide with limited funding for, or access to, live music. Stay tuned for project updates.