GOTA Ensemble

GOTA Ensemble

GOTA is an Ensemble of the „School of Music and Arts“ in Bielefeld, Germany. The Ensemble was founded in October 2017 especially for the European Youth Festival in 2018. The 47 members are singers, musicians and dancers. They have created a 30 minute performance to the music of the Beatles. GOTA means “Greatest Of Them All”. It's a text row within the Beatles Song “Sexy Sadie” and is corresponding to the late work of the Fab Four. The arrangement includes elements of Pop, Rock as well as classical music. GOTA took the 20-minute medley from the second side of the Abbey Road Album and completed it with another three songs to one 30-minute performance. The Ensemble performs without a conductor. It contents 16 musicians playing an instrument, 12 choir singers, 8 lead singers, and 6 dancers. Before being on stage, GOTA already attracts a lot of attention in the daily newspaper. In the last weeks the group reaches the finals of two independent music contests. But the concerts “At The Watergate” are in fact the premiere for the GOTA project.