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Candida Valentino
  • Female
  • London
  • United Kingdom

Candida Valentino's Connections

  • Ilaria Orefice
  • Alistair Smith
  • OCO
  • Billy Fox
  • tim wheater
  • Gaynor O'Flynn
  • Andrey Mongush
  • Bagno Armonico
  • Moisés Pérez Miguélez
  • Peter Hess
  • Miqhael Kannemeyer
  • Javier Nahum
  • Michele Averard
  • wolfman

Candida Valentino's Groups


One of the few European woman to sing Khargyraa

Profile Information

About me:
I have been making music with Michael Ormiston since 2000. We have collaborated on many projects together and have recorded many CDs which can been seen on our website www.soundtransformations.co.uk
I have specialised in Khoomii, Khargyraa throat singing and also work with groups to perform more choral pieces and improvisations using Overtone Singing and other vocal techniques
We run Mongolian Khoomii singing workshops all over the world and teach Tibetan Bowls and Symphonic Gongs as part of working with sound for healing.
I run Bija Mantra workshops where I teach the sanskrit syllable chanting as a way of connecting to the Chakras. I am also a painter of Sacred Mandalas which I have been painting since I was a child and can be used with sound as a way of focussing energy and intention.
For 15 years I have been working as a Ayurvedic masseur and have visited South India many times to work with some great healers and therapists.
As a band we are:
Radiant Voyages
Voice, Jews Harps, Dombra, Frame Drum, Percussion,Tibetan Bowls, Symphonic Gongs, Native American Flutes, Harmonic Flutes
Mongolian Khoomii, Tuvan Khoomei, Sainkho, David Hykes, Michael Vetter, Rollin Rachele, Michael Ormiston, and all the people that are inspired to sing harmonics

About Candida Valentino

Candida currently works as a Chavutti Thirumal Massage Therapist, Overtone singer and Tibetan Singing Bowl and Gong practitioner. With Michael she has performed for H.H. the Dalai Lama, The exiled prime minister of Tibet and last year (2002) toured Europe with her Mongolian Khöömii Teacher, Tserendaava. Candida is presently developing soundtransformations workshops with Michael Ormiston. She uses healing sounds both in individual sessions as well as in concerts around the U.K and in Europe. Candida sings traditional songs, chants and mantras from various traditions as a way of expressing and acknowledging journeys that both externally and internally resonate with the eternal now. Her solo CD »Life After Life« is available during workshops and concerts.
Candida Valentino originally trained and worked as a visual artist and costume designer for dance and opera. She then had her own sound transformation in 1991 and started working with toning, overtoning and voice work as a tool for healing. She went on to train with Chris James and completed »The Power of Sound Teacher Training« in 1999. She has for the last three years played with Don Conreaux and his Mysterious Tremendum Ensemble, and has also attended Raga singing workshops with Gilles Petit. Candida went on to study Mongolian Khöömii singing with Michael Ormiston. She travelled to Mongolia with him in 2000 to meet his teacher Tserendavaa and has now been blessed to teach Khöömii.

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At 7:54pm on July 2, 2014, Moisés Pérez Miguélez said…

Hi from Spain!

I sing with "MuOM, Barcelona Overtone Singing Choir" & we visit London & Wales at the end of this month! It'd be a genuine blessing for the group if you are able to attend an event or share the info with some of your contacts, if you feel inspired to do so.

Thank you & enjoy your week!

"MuOM, Barcelona Overtone Singing Choir" in concert:

Friday July 25th - 8:30pm
St. Peter’s Vauxhall Church
(amazing acoustics!)
Vauxhall Station
£10 online now / £13 door:

Saturday July 26th - 8:00pm
St. Ethelburga’s Centre for Peace & Reconciliation
("Listen to the World Concert Series")
Liverpool Street Station
£12 - please book online:

Sunday, July 27th - doors open 7:30pm
Llangollen Fringe Festival, Wales (closing concert)
(in the ruins of a spectacular abbey)
£7.50 - please book online:

Facebook event page for all 3 concerts:
(your click on "going" genuinely helps :)

video clips:
(new, short clip) www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=691106300984279

At 5:03pm on November 8, 2010, Papi Moreno said…
A big smile for you...! :-)
At 11:23am on September 11, 2010, wolfman said…

dear candida,

thank you for your friendship in this omn-space. i wish you all the best.

with swinging regards

At 4:22pm on September 7, 2010, Werner Worschech said…
dear candida,

thanks for your impressing music and thank you so much for the add request! welcome to my circle of friends!

please visit as well:



best wishes,

At 1:59am on September 3, 2010, Frank Perry said…
I was pleasantly surprised to receive your request. Thank you. Say hello to Michael from me please. Sorry for delay - I've not been on this site for a long while (didn't recognise my password so chance to make another change). Kind regards, Frank Perry
At 7:57am on September 2, 2010, Anna-Maria Hefele said…
Thanks for the contact, nice music ;-)
greetings from munic!
At 6:14am on September 2, 2010, Kolja Simon said…
Thank You! Yes we are well! Am looking forward to listen to Your new Songs!!! Probably won´t make it to Italy. In Freedom and harmonic voices! Kolja
At 3:01am on September 2, 2010, Dean Frenkel said…
Thanks for connecting with me. I like the sound of your art.
At 6:53pm on September 1, 2010, SEDAA said…
Impressing sounds, thank you Candida!

Best regards Omid
At 1:58pm on February 26, 2009, Arjopa said…
Shagaa Bile dear Candida!!

We wish you & your family a happy, healthy, fruit- & successful
New Year of the Earth Cow!!
May all your wishes & plans come true in this year of butter & cream!!

Shagaa Bile!!

Khoomei Throatsinging Country Punk Greetings from Berlin!!

Arjopa & The Master U-like


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