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Welcome to the website of Steve Banks – composer, musician and workshop leader, based in Devon, England.

The world premiere of Steve’s ground-breaking major new choral work, Blue Pearl : A One World Oratorio will be on 14th May 2022, performed by the London Mozart Players and Excelsis Chamber Choir conducted by Rob Lewis, at St Giles’, Cripplegate, London, and streamed live around the world.

A superb, exhilarating, magical piece of music.’ – Ken Wilber

Steve gave presentations about the piece at the Integral European Conference in 2018, and at the online IEC 2020.

** Join Steve for an online presentation he his giving on The Power of Music, on 10th June 2021, hosted by the Psychosynthesis & Education Trust.  Steve will explore the extraordinary power music has to lead us into experiences of deeply moving, inspired states, and illuminate our potential, both individually and collectively. For more details and booking click here. **

Rob Lewis conducting a scaled-down Excelsis Chamber Choir with the London Mozart Players

Rob Lewis conducting a scaled-down Excelsis Chamber Choir with the London Mozart Players

You can read more about this exciting new oratorio on the  ‘Blue Pearl’ Oratorio page. You can listen to a demo recording of the whole Oratorio online – click here

To receive email updates about Blue Pearl, please click here.

If you are interested in being a patron to support the world premiere, or in helping Steve spread the word about Blue Pearl, please visit this page.

In the run up to The Power Of Music workshop, I am running a very brief survey about how people experience sacred music these days (in ‘normal’ times, without Covid restrictions).  Click here to take part in the anonymous survey.

 

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