November, 17, 2016
Fairway Holdings continued their partnership with Soul Sounds, Sri Lanka’s award winning Premier all women choir.
Directed by well-known pianist and musician, Soundarie David Rodrigo, Soul Sounds is ranked with some of the most renowned choirs in the world. Soul Sounds have enthralled many an audience both in Sri Lanka and abroad with their ability to reach out to the soul with their passionate music. This premier female ensemble, were the first choir in the country to venture into the world of international choral music, and have been truly musical ambassadors to Sri Lanka. Their first win as a choir was at the Llangollen International Musical Eistedfodd in Wales back in 2004, where they were first runners up in the Youth Choir Category. Since then there has been no turning back and they have won many awards at the World Choir Games held in China and Austria.
To date, they have traveled and performed in India, China, Australia, Kuwait, Austria, France, the USA, Malaysia and South Africa.
Each successive performance of this choir has been an improvement on the earlier and the choral harmony and music transcends boundaries and continues to take up the challenge of venturing into different genres of music. For these girls, singing is soul searching. Their goal is to constantly better their standards, while reaching out internationally to appeal to their growing fan base, with the aim of showcasing Sri Lankan talent to the world.
Fairway Holdings has a fine track record of sponsoring artistic & musical events that have the salutary effect of spreading wholesome societal values and appreciation of the arts and culture. This partnership between Fairway Holdings and Soul Sounds is a long-term commitment to support and empower this choir to make greater forays in the musical art.