Composer & Co-Founder of Foundation for Small Voices | United States

JIM PAPOULIS

Composer & Co-Founder of Foundation for Small Voices | United States

Papoulis has made significant contributions to choral music by revitalizing the choral repertoire with songs whose roots are classical and world, with voicing that incorporates lead vocalists with choirs, vocal percussion, and world rhythms.

His choral work often is sung from the perspective of the singer, and is constantly inspired by the work he does through the foundation for small voices. He firmly believes that music can heal, educate, celebrate, and empower the lives of children.

Through the Foundation for Small Voices he has conducted songwriting workshops with choirs from the United States, China, Japan, Tanzania, Mexico, Kenya, Newfoundland, Trinidad, Dominican Republic, Haiti, England, Norway, Canada, Spain, Italy, Kenya, Uganda, Turkey, Brazil, France, Ireland, Bosnia, Jordan, Australia, Holland, United Arab Emirates, and Greece.

He has worked with choirs and ensembles on all continents and from all walks of life, and has also worked with:

Aretha Franklin, Celine Dion, Beyonce, the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, London Boys Choir, London Symphony, Beijing Children's Choir, Faith Hill, Natalie Cole, Snoop Dogg, Imagine Dragons,Tokyo String Quartet, Moscow Philharmonic, Portland Symphony, New World Symphony

His music has been featured at:
2019 Carifesta Port of Spain, TRINIDAD
GIVE US HOPE on permanent exhibit at the 911 Museum in New York 9.11 10th Anniversary Concerts throughout the world including New York, Moscow, Tokyo, Beijing, London, Oslo, Paris, Shanghai, Rio, Rome, Salzburg, St. Petersburg, Dubai, Delhi, Oslo, Paris
BEIJING OLYMPICS
2008 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION
POPE VISIT televised nationally at YANKEE STADIUM
WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010