a common space & database for harmonic overtones
About me: Federico Parra, born in Buenos Aires (Argentina) is a Contemplative Musican and Chant teacher and has performed and taught in Argentina, Chile, Peru, France, India, and the US, including a graduate level course at Lesley University, an ongoing full program of Contemplative Music at Samadhi Integral (Newton), and a 6 month Chanting course at Takiwasi Rehabilitation Center (Peru). Federico has studied and performed with some of the most renowned Contemplative Musicians in the world: Master Francisco Sicilia (Argentina), Lama Gyurme (Bhutan), David Hykes (US) -forming part of his Harmonic Choir and participating in several concerts in Europe and in the International Festival of Sacred arts, in India-, Gagik Gasparyan (Armenia). As a Western Composer, Arranger, Vocal teacher, Pianist, Drummer, Federico studied in the University of Tres de Febrero and later in the Juan Jose Castro Conservatory (Argentina), as well as privately on mentoring relationships with the finest Piano, Percussion, and Vocal and Harmonic Singing teachers in Buenos Aires, an overall 15+ years of music career. He collaborated in some 10 CDs and recorded and composed a few of his own. He also composed and performed the soundtrack for 3 independent films.
An advanced meditation practitioner, Federico started with Zen meditation for almost a decade, and then moved to France for 2 years to study with the Venerable Lama Gyurme, a Master from Buthan, living later on in his Buddhist center in retreat; in 2011 he moved to the Boston area for deepening his meditation studies and practice with Dr. Daniel Brown and Rahob Rinpoche, in an ongoing mentoring relationship that is ongoing to this day.
Federico completed a Core Integral level 1 course in Integral Studies, a philosophical framework that integrates traditions of knowledge East and West, and have in depth studied Integral theory for more than 6 years. He currently studies Psychology in a distant learning program of Paris University.
In 2012 Federico received an O-1 Visa from the US immigration office, a Visa granted to "individuals with extraordinary abilities or/and achievements", for his work as a contemplative music teacher and performer internationally.
About me: i´m operasinger*and doctor for tibetan medicine* during singing,i´m praying and feeling like an eagle on sky* or in heaven*
1965 was born in Ulan Bator horoscope sun in pisces with ascendet virgo human design projector 5/1
I was born in a very interesting combination of my parents of diffrent cultures (mongolian/persian+indian roots)
My dad was conductor a violonist his background of his roots are half mongolian half persian
My mum native from south india studied choreography*dancing art + psychology
married with my best friend wofgang* beeing mother of 3 sons and 3 daughters
I had an incredible disease* highest fever, throughtburn diphtery* My soul was in dispair*
My best girlfriend- my grandma surprised me with a grammophone and the voice of Maria Callas*
During praying to god I promised :
"If I could be healthy again, I would become an operasinger"
* at the age of 8 I begun starting study of mongolian tibetan philosophy-psychology-medicine ***
my oncle, brother of my father himself doctor for mongolian-tibetan medicin and monk of an mongolian monestary* He taught me the philosophy of pranayama, yoga and meditation* my grandma was a doctor of ayurvedic medicine and teacher for kriya yoga*
*at the age of 14 *
3 months in retreat *meditation without contact to "normal life" in south india mountain sri arunachala shiva***
MUSIC * degree for violon and career of singing*
1967 starting to play violin with 2 1/2*
1970 at the ages of five I started to give concerts with my violin*
1973 the first singinglesson with my grandma ,herself operasinger alto*
1978 debut operasinger with queen of night in strassbourg*
Important mainpoint / philosophy of my heart
* singing is like praying*
I feel the responsibility, awareness and consciosness off full filling the contracts in between the composer and the artist in my heart *
* starting, discovering the philosophy in between the tibetan background of medicin+ the philosophy of wolfgangs system of the 12 archetypes****
2007 / 2008
Today I would like to integrate my spirit with my soul to live in happiness and resonance with my body, that´s the reason to create a new technique to awaken the meridians with my voice ***
*** My voice is an instrument donated from god ***
About me: JILL PURCE www.healingvoice.com.
pioneered the international sound healing movement through her rediscovery of ancient vocal techniques, the power of group chant, and the spiritual potential of the voice as a magical instrument for healing and meditation. Through her workshops, Inner Sound and Voice; The Healing Voice; Re-enchanting the World; and Ritual and Resonance- Healing the Family, she has taught internationally for over forty years, teaching diverse forms of sacred chant, and especially overtone chanting .She is the author of "The Mystic Spiral: Journey of the Soul" 1974, a book about the evolution of consciousness in spiritual traditions, art and psychology. For fifteen years as General Editor of "Art and Imagination" she produced over thirty books on Sacred Traditions, Art and Cosmology, After receiving an Honours degree in Fine Art, she was awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship in King’s College Biophysics Department, University of London, where she initiated a dialogue between science and mysticism with Maurice Wilkins (Nobel prize for DNA).Between 1971-4 she lived and worked in Germany with the composer Karlheinz Stockhausen investigating the spiritual dimension of music. Interested in the magical properties of the voice, she learnt overtone chanting( producing chords or simultaneous notes octaves apart). The latter she studied in the Himalayas with the chantmaster of the Gyutö Tibetan Monastery and Tantric College. She has been following the philosophy andpractice of Dzogchen since 1978, when she first met the Tibetan Lama, Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche. She has worked with American Indians and Shamans from different traditions. Some of her published articles include: Patterns of Growth in Nature and Consciousness; Time and the Music of Form; Creative Tension; Harmonics of Mind and Body; Sound in Mind and Body; Healing Resonance; Re-enchanting the World; The Healing Voice; Being In Tune. Her recordings are "Overtone Chanting Meditations" and "The Healing Voice" She stayed in India with Father Bede Griffiths, where she also taught. She worked in a number of closed Anglican communities in order to re-establish the contemplative power of chant. She has taught the English Shakespeare Company and led seminars and workshops for English National Opera. As well giving lectures and workshops all over the world she teaches in hospitals, schools, monastic communities as well as the business sector. She lives in London with her husband, the biologist Rupert Sheldrake and their two sons.
About me: Dear friends, in the spirit of the light always returning, I wanted to share with you in 'a new light' whatever I can about the Harmonic Chant lineage practices and the Harmonic Presence work.
Our Harmonic Presence Foundation is a transdisciplinary organization supporting harmonic knowledge and research integrating music, cosmology and neuroscience, and contemplative practice. I'm a composer-singer, contemplative awareness accompanist, and have been developing Harmonic Chant, a comprehensive system of contemplative music, since 1975, the year I founded The Harmonic Choir (New York, 1975), now in its 36th year.
I often offer my music on behalf of the Buddha Dharma, and have had the honor to co-host events with HH the Dalai Lama, and the Gyuto and Gyume Monks. I've offered my music to such "sacred cinema" Dharma films as "Travellers and Magicians" by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoché and "Journey Into Buddhism" by John Bush, in addition to other films such as "Meetings with Remarkable Men" by Peter Brook, about the master G.I. Gurdjieff; "Baraka"; "Asanasazi" The Lost Ones", and many others.
Our Foundation has collaborated with the Mind and Life Institute, a world-wide group of neuroscientists and contemplative practitioners sponsored by the Dalai Lama, which explores the benefits of contemplative practice on the brain, mind, and life. It was wonderful to offer the closing evening concert and presentation, including a concert with The Harmonic Choir, celebrating the 25th anniversary of my album with the group, "Hearing Solar Winds," available in a special audiophile version here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/dhathc3.
Our Harmonic Chant lineage practices are a comprehensive contemplative approach to the harmonic presence universally found in music and listening consciousness. I also share the Harmonic Presence work, an integrated system of contemplative awareness practice based on relationships between mind, music, meditation and healing harmonization.
Certain senior practitioners of Harmonic Chant have now completed more than 10,000 hours of contemplative and musical practice, over the past 30 years.
Our Harmonic Presence Foundation, founded at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on September 11, 1981, offers a comprehensive approach to harmonic awareness, combining exploration of the nature of musical sound, a highly-developed body of musical practices and techniques, contemplative awareness teachings linking silence, sensation and listening, and a deep sensitivity to the realms of healing harmonization.
Our work provides special opportunities for students who are interested to go deeper into harmonic realms of consciousness and music, so that music can becomes an authentic support for contemplative practice. There, attunement and deep listening work together, and real healing can take place.
You are very welcome to directly study our music and work, at the Foundation's center in France or in the USA and other countries. Please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also inquire about the Harmonic Presence Online Study Program.
Homepage: http://www.harmonicpresence.org, www.presenceharmonique.org
Other pages in the web: http://www.overtone-network.org/profile/David_Hykes_Harmonic...