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Chant with Swan Kirtan
June 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Swan Kirtan is a devotional chanting group of musicians. Swan Kirtan is a fusion of Eastern and Western music.
About the musicians:Ashok Nalamalapu was born in India and has been a devotee since his childhood. He has been leading multi-faith chants and playing harmonium since 2011, singing in the traditional Indian Raga style. Ashok has been studying with Indian classical musicians and Jai Uttal. As part of his spiritual path, he has led kirtan at many festivals across the country including Bhakti Fest in California and the Lovelight Festival in Maryland. His debut album is being released in Spring of 2017.
Andrea Wenger has been singing spiritual and devotional music in a variety of settings since childhood. Currently, she often blends her voice with crystal singing bowls, and uses a frame drum, rattle and bells as a Vibrational Healer providing private sessions and group sound meditations
Todd Glacy graduated in music from the Berkley College of music. He is a multi-instrumentalist. He will sing sacred songs and play guitar. With Swan Kirtan, he plays bass guitar. He is a Sacred Sound Musician, spiritual coach, workshop/event facilitator and Interfaith Chaplain who utilizes the transformative power of song and sound to bring people back to the “heart of stillness” and a remembering of the divine beings we really are.
Namory Keita will play percussion with Swan Kirtan for this event. International teacher and performing artist, Namory has travelled to many places to share his culture including Germany, Poland, France, Canada, and Portugal. He has been drumming from age 7 in Guinea, West Africa.
Suggested Cost: $15. No one is turned away due to lack of funds.
People of all faiths are welcome. No prior experience is needed.