The J A N E B L A F F E R O W E N S A N C T U A R Y presents
RUTH CUNNINGHAM in CONCERT
L I G H T and S H A D O W
Chants, Prayers, and Improvisations
SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016 NEW HARMONY, INDIANA
The concert is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
at the Rapp-Owen Granary, Granary Street, New Harmony, Indiana
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM No reserved seating. Doors open at 2:30 PM
The program Light and Shadow encompasses a mixture of music including several traditional chants from Western and Eastern traditions as well as Ruth’s own compositions and improvisations. The texts include Medieval Latin Marian texts, Sanskrit texts, prayers, and poems by Ruth’s sister Elizabeth Cunningham. She accompanies herself on Medieval harp, Renaissance flute and recorder, piano and shruti box.
Ruth Cunningham is a classically trained musician, a sound healing practitioner, and a founding member of Anonymous 4. She combines these skills to improvise music that connects people to the healing and spiritual power of music. Using voice and a variety of instruments she specializes in improvisational sacred music from varied spiritual traditions in both liturgical and concert settings.
With Anonymous 4, Ruth performed in concerts and festivals throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East and made twelve recordings. As a sound healing practitioner, Ruth with individuals and groups on using the voice and music as tools for healing and transformation. She collaborates with other healers and musicians in a variety of settings and is interested in integrating sound healing and performance. To learn more about Ruth visit www.ruthcunningham.com
The concert is dedicated to longtime Jane B. Owen and New Harmony friend, Merri Leffel, whose love of this sacred place and all it stands for brings light and harmony to the world. If you are unable to attend but would like to make a contribution to help cover program costs, make your gift payable to THE ROBERT LEE BLAFFER FOUNDATION designated for “SOUNDS OF TRANSFORMATION” in honor of Merri Leffel. Your gift is tax deductible. Mail to:The Robert Lee Blaffer Foundation, P.O. Box 399, New Harmony, IN 47631
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