Sacred Performance

Performance Aftershock

There is a kind of aftershock that tends to hit me after a performance. Immediately following a show, I am quite naturally high as a kite and generally don’t hear a single thing anyone says to me. People may be shaking my hand, they may be congratulating me or sharing how much they enjoyed the […]

Bliss of Being: Lessons from a Bad Rehearsal

This Sunday, the Pure Heart Ensemble launched our new CD, Bliss of Being, at the White Horse in Black Mountain. It was an amazing experience. We played to a “standing room only” crowd and even ended the night with a standing ovation…and not just because people were already standing!  ; ) I felt incredible love […]

From Performers to Transformers: Principles of Sacred Artistry

I was part of a great conversation the other night between musicians and visionaries. It came up that for a lot of conscious performers, the word “perform” is one that doesn’t quite fit anymore. We are not as interested in getting up in front of a crowd being watched as we are of being part […]

Sacred Performance: Lessons in Musical Improvisation

As an improvisational vocalist, I don’t consider myself a musician in the way most musicians do. I am not the one who plays the music. Rather, I let the music play me…at least on a good night. So really, Life is the musician. I’m simply the instrument. I’ve spent the last 12 years of my […]

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