Two More Summer Sings for Women in August w/Susan Robbins, Libana's Artistic Director
- Both of July's MIDsummer Sings were such energizing andenlivening evenings--lets sing again this August! Differentmusic will be taught than in July, and different music will betaught at each of the August evenings. So, come to one orboth and bring a friend!A LATESUMMER SING!
Two different evening singing workshops for women with
Susan Robbins, Founder and Artistic Director of Libana
(www.libana.com) and Director of Third Life Studio inSomerville (www.thirdlifestudio.com)
Please forward to friends who might want to sing(and apologies if you get this email more than once!)SING #1 date: Thursday, August 13th, 2009SING #2 date: Tuesday, August 18th, 2009Time: 7-9:15 pmCost: $25 each eveningWhere: Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, MAwww.thirdlifestudio.com (Yes, it is air-conditioned)(Girls 12 and older who love to sing are welcome!)Pre-registration required; further details provided upon registration.Singing in community is a powerful source of joy, celebration,and ritual for women around the world. The expressive andmetaphorical process of creating unison and harmony while joiningyour voice with others is a powerful way to release stress, upliftthe soul, transcend the challenges we face in our daily lives, andenergize our beings.For those of you who regularly take my Art of Group Singing classes,these workshops provide a fun opportunity to sing again during the heightof summer in the (air-conditioned!) circle! For those of you who have beeninterested in possibly taking one of my class sessions during the year,this is an opportunity to come and explore the experience of creatingmusic and raising your voice in a circle of wonderful women!We will create a powerful unison sound and mesmerizing harmonies throughthe singing of rounds, chants, and part music. All songs will be taught by ear,so sight-reading ability is not necessary. Come experience the artfulcreation of group sound and spirit!Come to one or come to both! Different music will be taught both evenings.TO REGISTER:1) Please email a response with your intention to take one orboth workshops. PLEASE SPECIFY DATE/S you want to come!2) ALSO fill out the registration form found at the bottom of this email
and return at your earliest convenience with the $25 per workshopfee to hold your place in the circle! Please make checks payable toSusan Robbins (not Libana) and mail to:
Susan Robbins, Libana, Inc., P.O.Box 400530, Cambridge, MA 02140
For more information email srlibana@...
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Susan Robbins is the Founder and Artistic Director of Libana, an
internationally renowned women's world music ensemble andintentional creative community soon to begin its 30th
performance season (www.libana.com). She has taught voice
privately for over 30 years and leads singing workshops throughoutNorth America. With Marytha Paffrath (also of Libana), she has
co-facilitated weekend workshops at Rowe Camp and Conference Center
and the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health (both in Western MA).
She brings to her teaching a deeply rooted sense of compassion, an
eclectic musical experience, a heartfelt belief in the transformative,
healing power of music and a hefty love of laughter.
Class and workshop participants say:
“Thank you again for the wonderful music and your deep wisdom you
have given to me. It is such a gift and I am forever grateful that I had
the chance to be part of your circle.”
“You brought us all to a very wonderful space. Thank you. I hope I never
leave the wonder that is opened in me when I walk with you musically.
Thank you for being so generous. It opens up so many possibilities in us all.”
“For now, and forever, thank you from the bottom of my heart for sharing
your wholehearted way.”
“Dare I say Susan is a joy and a miracle worker, no matter what level
you start out at?!”
“We both gained a great deal and are so appreciative of you, your music,
your teaching style, and your unique ability to help us produce joyful
sound without strain and judgment. You are such an amazing role model
of how the human being is an instrument for producing sound in so many
different modalities. Thank you so much for giving me the gifts of your
teaching and sharing.”
Please register me for one or both LATESUMMER SINGS for WOMEN!
($25 fee per evening enclosed)
DATE #1 (Thurs. August 13th): _____________________
DATE #2 (Tues. August 18th): _____________________
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Founder and Artistic Director of Libana
Director of Third Life Studio