Loire Cotler (USA)
Loire Cotler, Rhythm Vocalist
Loire Cotler is a critically acclaimed Rhythm Vocalist whose life is defined by the healing power of music and a mission to show the world rhythmic power of the voice. Bridging Medieval to Be-bop; World Music to Avant-Pop, Loire is renowned for her blazing South Indian drum language solos called Konnakol, while echoing vocal traditions inspired from a distant past, such as Jewish niggun, Middle Eastern taksim and The Great American Songbook reimagined.
Loire maintains an international touring schedule and has been a featured soloist with American Composers Orchestra, National Chinese Orchestra and Long Beach Opera performing and recording the music of composers Jacob TV, Edward Bilous, Robert Miller, Milica Paranosic, Glen Velez and Hans Zimmer. Loire regularly performs with Glen Velez Handance Ensemble and is getting ready to release her debut solo record 18 Wings with the multiple Grammy-winning artists of TRIO GLOBO - Howard Levy, Eugene Friesen and Glen Velez. Loire’s vocals are featured on Hans Zimmer’s 2019 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) X-Men Dark Phoenix and a second soundtrack called Xperiments from Dark Phoenix by Hans Zimmer.
Loire is a passionate educator and Certified Music Therapist presenting masterclasses at The Juilliard School and conservatories worldwide.
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