Last musical offering Across the Universe: The Enchanting Beauty of Medicine Melodies by Vox Mundi Ensemble and Siliva Nakkach at Pitanga Cultural Center brought numerous audience.
Mesmerised by the beautiful journey of songs and voices from Brasil, indigenous Amazonian sacred chants, Yoruba, over to Japan, through gospel, blues and jazz to Indian mantra, listeners remained sited quietly even after the program. Group of excellent singers from Vox Mundi schools from all over the world came together for the first time to sing with Siliva, who is a regular visitor of Auroville for the past ten years.
The Vox Mundi School Project and School of the Voice is dedicated to preserve and cultivate sacred sound and unusual vocal techniques.
Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT, Grammy Nominated Composer and Recording Artist. Named by Utne Reader magazine as one of 40 cutting-edge artists that will shake the art world in this new millennium. Silvia is a musician that has cultivated a voice that transports the listeners into the heart of devotion, an award-winning composer, former psychotherapist, and a leading authority in the field of sound and consciousness transformation.
She is on the faculty of the California Institute of Integral Studies, where she has designed the premier Certificate in Sound, Voice and Music Healing established in an academic institution taught by master musicians and teachers in the emerging field of sound applications and consciousness studies. She is also the founding director of the Vox Mundi and the Mystery School of the Voice, a project devoted to preserving sacred musical traditions, combining education, performance, and spiritual service, with centers throughout the USA, Brazil, Argentina, India, and Japan. As an internationally accredited specialist in cross-cultural music therapy training, Silvia has pioneered the integration of yogic chanting with somatic and music psychotherapy, contributing an extensive body of vocal techniques and vocal asanas that have become landmarks in the field of sound healing.
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