What your love of music is telling you about your heart’s potential

A few weeks after learning meditation in 1996, I was sitting alone in my living room, practicing what little I could in the silence. All of  sudden—WHAM!—a huge presence of Love overwhelmed me. What was THIS?! As a musician, I experience love in many

Unwrap Your Magical Moments in Music

December, with its open-hearted spirit of giving and some of the most beautiful music ever written, provides the perfect opportunity to feel for the moments of magic in our lives. Like what happened on our road trip last week to California: My daughter, stretched out on

The “Perfect Joy” of Music

This morning I met with someone about my Transform Your Performance online course, which is built on the foundation of inner resonance and our tangible joy of music. On the way home, I was listening to a story of St. Francis and Perfect Joy. As St.

Are You a Spiritually Independent Musician?

Is your spirituality tucked safely out of harms way? Have you ever yearned to bring into the secular world of the Arts the deep spiritual truths that you have experienced? Centuries ago we created a barrier separating the Arts and Sciences from the

Is Your Music Magnetic?

And if so, what does it attract? I recently heard Chanticleer live for the first time, and was thrilled by what their songs evoked in me. It was as if they were a huge magnetic force that pulled out different

Healing the Wounds of Inspiration

The picture hanging over the mantel came crashing down on the glass art…SMASH…shocking us out of a guided meditation. “Just let it be everyone—I’ll pick up the pieces later.” The voice of our gracious host, Theresa Koon, betrayed her sadness

Music, Feeling, and the Spiritual

You enter the hall, the house lights dim, the players hush, and the music begins. You enter the club and are engulfed in sound. You crank the car stereo as you drive down the road. You tune out the world

Find Your Sacred. Use It.

What is sacred? For some people, nothing. Nothing is sacred anymore. Or for others it is their sacred cup of coffee, their sacred day off, or their sacred Sunday afternoon of football. The implication of sacred? Don’t mess with it.

Does your life have resonance?

Resonance is amazing. It’s what I live for. As a cellist and singer I’m constantly working to create the greatest resonance with the least amount of effort. I am also vigilant not to introduce unnecessary tension which only gets in the