This Shalom tour is a synthesis of sacred chanting in the languages of Sanskrit and Hebrew and uplifting songs in the style of world folk music. The music is a blend of East and West, meditative and ecstatic, ancient and contemporary. Everyone is welcome, and there will be a lot of audience participation and invitation for all to sing.
Join us for a new moon sound bath! The frequency of your own breath, resonate in the sound of your Self and connect to that thread of Source Light Energy. The New Moon is a great time to set your intentions, write down goals or begin new projects for the forthcoming cycle. In the darkness, the fertile ground, you plant the seeds of your heartfelt desires on the New Moon, consciously focusing your Mind/Body/Spirit on the ‘feeling’ of your desires.
Using Sanskrit mantras, kirtan is a joyful, ancient, participatory, musical meditation that quiets our minds and opens our hearts. No experience necessary. Participate as you like! All traditions welcome! Suggested Donation $10.00 (No one turned away)
Four-time Grammy Award-winner Eugene Friesen is active internationally as a concert and recording artist, composer, conductor and teacher. Eugene has worked and recorded with such diverse artists as Dave Brubeck, Martin Sexton, Toots Thielemans, Betty Buckley, Dar Williams, Will Ackerman, and Dream Theater.
Celebrating International Women’s Day, A focus on a sound bath for the trees!
A group meditation, energy healing and singing bowl concert all in one.
Relax, unwind, rebalance in a grounded and peaceful atmosphere, as Deborah Wood plays crystal and Tibetan bowls as well as conducting universal energy. Listen & feel as your body and mind let go into deep relaxation.
11th Generation Sitar Player Director of The Benares Academy of Indian Classical Music Varanasi on the Ganges River. Deobrat Mishra on Sitar and his son on Tabla. ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT BENARES ACADEMY of INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC & DAYA FOUNDATION
Join us for an enchanted evening of Kirtan with award winning, worldwide critically acclaimed ~ SHANTALA: Benjy and Heather Wertheimer bring us sacred music and the sounds of India with guest artist David Michael from Port Townsend and Jared May!
Join Quanita Louise and Judith-Kate Friedman for an interactive evening of music, spoken word and improvisation exploring and celebrating the intersections of culture, identity, ethnicity, race and class in community.
From inner landscapes and stillness, to raising our collective voices in song and exuberant celebration, the evening will open the way for fresh insights, heart-felt exchange, and deepening authenticity.
JAMI SIEBER and NANCY RUMBEL entreat us with rich and beautiful music.
ELECTRIC CELLIST, VOCALIST & COMPOSER JAMI SIEBER is a celebrated pioneer of her instrument with an inspiring and fearless style of performance that has been recognized internationally. She will be joined by Nancy Rumbel, accomplished woodwind musician.
Two very accomplished musicians are coming to Madrona to share their love of the harp and Celtic and Swedish traditional music as well as their own original music. They come not only with harps but with a great array of instrumentsto entertain and enthrall us!
Dave Stringer returns to Madrona MindBody Institute ~ We are delighted to have him here sharing his Kirtan music with us! Come join us! CULTIVATE JOY! Kirtan is an ecstasy-inducing, call-and-response form of mantra chanting that is currently undergoing a worldwide renaissance. Stringer’s sound invokes the transcendent mysticism of traditional Indian instruments with the exuberant, groove-oriented sensibility of American gospel and the ringing harmonies of Appalachia.