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Songs of Survival: Voices from Burma



On the first anniversary of Cyclone Nargis, Gitameit students will be performing in grand style at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco! Come and join Gitameit for what will undoubtedly be a very special event.

Special guest performance by Joan Baez


Friday, May 1, 2009 7:30pm
Cowell Theater
Fort Mason Center
Herbst Pavilion, San Francisco
Approximate running time 120 minutes

Among the pieces that Gitameit will be performing are Burmese Blessings by Gitameit instructor, Matthew Walton, Gate Gate by Canadian composer and choral director Brian Tate, Thakyin So Mae (Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burnin’), Kachin Myay (The Land of Kachins), Kit Young’s song “For the Real Question” (dedicated to Thomas Buckner and Gitameit Voices), and many other songs.

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Gitameit Voices & The Yale Spizzwinks(?) Live!

Monday, April 27th at 7:30PM At Trinity Lutheran Church in New Haven, Connecticut (corner of Wall St. and Grove St.) FREE ADMISSION! Reserved Premium seating also available for $20/seat. Gitameit Voices and The Yale Spizzwinks(?) – America’s oldest underclassmen a cappella group – present the first ever visit of a Burmese choir to the United […]


Gate Gate

A Buddhist song by Canadian composer and choral director Brian Tate. Brian Tate describes the meaning of “Gate”: The Sanskrit text of Gate Gate which appears at the end of the Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra is regarded as the essence of Buddhist teaching. Gate means gone. Gone from suffering to the liberation of suffering. Gone from […]


Bagan Myay

Written by Sandaya U Ko Ko aspired by hearing Gitameit Voices sing Choir music. Download an mp4 version of this video.


Itsumo Nando Demo

This is a lovely japanese sung by one vocal student “Mun Mun”. You can also download an mp4 version of this video.