Stellamara is an internationally acclaimed electro-acoustic world music ensemble featuring eastern melodies, orchestral, otherworldly ambience and deep bass grooves. Stellamara unites world-renowned musicians from diverse cultural backgrounds in a shared devotion for folk and classical music rooted in Near Eastern, Eastern European, Medieval European, Arabic and Persian traditions.
Stellamara is regarded as being at the forefront of contemporary world music, giving a unique, modern expression to the beautiful and mysterious qualities of traditional modal music. At Stellamara’s core is Sonja Drakulich. An internationally-acclaimed vocalist, producer, composer, and founder of the Voice and Somatic Therapeutics method. As the founder of Stellamara, and as lead singer of Faun, she has toured throughout the US and Europe performing in the most prestigious theaters, concert halls, castles and cathedrals around the globe.
Sonja leads international, workshops, retreats and private courses. Sonja has developed a unique method of vocal based Somatic Therapy, Qigong and Ritual, rooted in Nada Yoga, Ancestral Healing and in the synthesis of optimal techniques practices she has learned throughout the Eastern and Western world. Throughout her studies and her career as producer, performer and teacher, she maintains her focus on the devotional aspect of song and on intercultural unification through music.