Bishi Voice Masterclass and Bursary

BISHI, the acclaimed musician and composer, and founder of WITCiH, is presenting an exciting Voice Masterclass, featuring Live Looping and the MINI.MU gloves, on 16th February 2019. We’ve info and also a bursary offer!


WITCiH is hosting its inaugural Masterclass this month - a unique creative singing workshop presented by WITCiH founder, Bishi Bhattacharya. The Masterclass will allow attendees to experiment with looping, grow in confidence with their voice and performance, improvise through group and creative exercises, and experiment with the new interactive MINI.MU gloves.

These were designed by creative technologist and author Helen Leigh, Grammy Award-winning Imogen Heap, Pimoroni, and the glove team, and are a make-it-yourself version of the gloves that Imogen pioneered.

The masterclass, ‘I Sing Electric’, will be held at The Rattle in London’s Tobacco Dock, on Saturday 16th February. The Rattle is a collective of artists and music tech startups.

Masterclass places are limited, and we are delighted to announce that WITCiH is offering the Kitmonsters community some bursaries, to support those applicants who would like to attend but for whom price is a prohibiting factor.

The WITCiH (Women In Technology Creative Industries Hub) mission is to educate and inspire women the world over through an understanding of Women in Tech and their history. WITCiH also aim to develop and commission cross disciplinary creative projects with a focus on experimenting and pushing the boundaries of technology.

Please fill out the application form here, to apply for the bursary.

Masterclass tickets are available here.


Bishi received musical training in both Hindustani and Western Classical styles, including study of the sitar under Gaurav Mazumdar a senior disciple of Ravi Shankar. Bishi has also received formal training from acclaimed American vocalist, Meredith Monk.

Bishi’s collaborations & commissions for the stage have included The London Symphony Orchestra, The English National Opera, The Brooklyn Youth Chorus, The Whitechapel Gallery and Nick Knight’s and she has performed, as part of Yoko Ono’s Meltdown at the Royal Festival Hall. Bishi has also headlined KOKO in London, The Kitchen NYC and The Queen Elizabeth Hall on London’s South Bank.

“I believe that using the voice is fundamental to our mental health & well being. In this creative workshop, I’ll be harnessing my love of the voice & technology to teach a truly unique workshop of singing using live looping & interactive technology” - BISHI

Bishi - pic Zuzanna

The Masterclass will include physical exercises and group singing, and complete beginners are welcome. The class will be filmed, with videos and boomerangs sent to individual students afterwards.

There will also be a chance to buy the MINI.MU gloves.

Bishi with MINI.MU glove