Video Update #2 – Iceland Composer Residency (2019) – Feona Lee Jones

Video Update #2 – Iceland Composer Residency (2019) – Feona Lee Jones



here everyone I am finally in Iceland the other day I drove up from Reykjavik to ISA the word and it was about a salmon but I finally in the place I'll be staying at for the rest of this residency and I'm still a little sleep deprived and timezone disoriented but I'm finally here so it's all good so for those of you that are just joining us I was invited to take part in the arts Iceland residency where I will start to compose a seven movement requiem mass and as you know art projects take a huge amount of support and in the US the government funding for arts is very very minimal so I want to take this moment and give a special thanks to all my GoFundMe sponsors your support and contributions are what is making this residency possible sight I cannot thank you enough so if you want to become a GoFundMe supporter I'll post the campaign link below it's actually still open but I just wanted to give a huge shout out thanks to all you guys I just want to dedicate this this video to you guys and today I will be looking at the music school in a secured and checking in there and so I can get started working on this project so anyways I hope you enjoy the video that I've made so far and we'll see you next time and it only took a few couple of days to get here reason everything to say hi so we're heading to Reykjavik and then tomorrow we drive to eat secured ok signing up all right so this is my last day in Reykjavik and we're about to drive up to e secured for pretty much the rest of the journey I had a good yesterday we walked around town with my friends and just walked around downtown and went to Harper walked around the duck pond and just just kind of walked through all the stores and stuff like that so yeah we're about to drive to ISA Fuhrer and he'll probably take around five to seven hours depending on how fast we get there and yeah [Applause] right so here yeah at the residency nice if you're staying in this friend tonight all right and then as I come inside you can see it one room right here and then here's where I will be staying this space where it has a nice view of the water in the mountains

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