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Kula Shira: Music as a Spiritual Practice
Sponsor Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center
Type of Event Arts & Culture
Description Join an inspired and diverse cadre of musicians and teachers for an exploration of the Torah of music and the music of Torah. Through traditional sources as well as contemporary creative practices and perspectives, we’ll collaborate, create and contemplate music as a spiritual practice. • Explore the music business and creative process with some of today’s most innovative and engaging Jewish musicians. • Learn about marketing, concept-development and other music-industry tips. • Engage prayer as music and music as prayer. • Explore the social and spiritual implications of music for our communities. • Enhance or develop new skills in songwriting, music theory, guitar playing, shofar blowing and more. • Participate in open jams, nusach labs, user-friendly workshops in Jewish text literacy, poetry workshops and other skill-shares. • There will also be evening performances by featured artists and a full-time jam studio.
Date/Dates August 29 2011 - September 05 2011
Times 3:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cost See website for pricing
Street Address 116 Johnson Road Google Map
Location Falls Village, CT 06031 United States
Contact Information
Contact Name Registrar
Phone Number (860) 824-5991ex394
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Religion Jewish - Pluralistic, Progressive, Transdenominational
Audience Women, Singles, People of All Faiths, Parents of Children in Interfaith Relationships, Parents, Men, Grandparents, Gay/Lesbian, Families, Couples, College Students, Adult Children of Interfaith Relationships
People who are interested in Pregnancy and Birth Ceremonies, Bar and Bat Mitzvah, Interfaith Weddings, Death and Mourning, Marriage and Relationships, Parenting, Growing Up in an Interfaith Family, Interdating, Grandparenting, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Passover and Easter, Hanukkah and Christmas, Shabbat and Other Holidays, Synagogues and the Jewish Community, Israel, Spirituality, Conversion, Popular Culture