Steve offers The Power Of Music, as series of three seminars in which he explores the extraordinary power music has to lead us into experiences of deeply moving, inspired states, and illuminate our potential, both individually and collectively. They include listening to selected movements from Steve’s Blue Pearl oratorio, which Steve introduces to illustrate particular ways in which these compositions harness the power of music.
Each seminar also works well on its well on its own.
The themes are:
- sacred music as a vehicle for personal and collective transformation
- evolution, purpose and compassion
- the shift of identity from the personal self to the transpersonal self, or ‘I am’
These seminar are for anyone interested in choral and ‘spiritual’ music, the arts in general, and psychology/spirituality. People who sing in choirs and choir directors will be particularly interested, as well as those with an interest in Psychosynthesis (personally or professionally) or Ken Wilber’s Integral Model.
More about the first ‘The Power Of Music’ seminar
Music as a Catalyst for Personal and Collective Transformation
You can watch Steve give a brief introduction to the seminar in this YouTube video.
We are at a time in history when humanity needs to act ‘in concert’ as never before, when we need more individuals to act from a place of inspiration in service of humanity and the earth.
We will explore the power that music has as a catalyst: for individuals to embrace their highest potentials; and for cultural transformation from national identities to human and ‘earth’ identity.
What is involved?
The seminar and workshop are a mixture of Steve presenting with slides; experiential – listening or moving to music to evoke and identify with different states of consciousness; and discussion.
We will listen to a few movements from Steve’s new choral composition, ‘Blue Pearl: A One World Oratorio’ which evoke the sense of the earth’s evolution, and we humans as the earth evolved and evolving: music which evokes the sense of humanity as a unity-in-diversity; likewise the earth. (We recommend using good quality speakers/headphones if possible, for the best experience of the music.)
People can move to the music if they wish, in order to embody the different states of consciousness.
We will discuss the impact of listening (or moving) to the music; and the role music plays currently, and could play, as a spiritual catalyst in our personal and professional lives, and in cultural transformation.
This workshop will bring a focus to the role music plays, and could play, in both your personal and professional life as an agent of psycho-spiritual transformation. Do you listen, or dance, to music as a conscious spiritual practice? If you work with people, do you use music in your professional practice? If you work on a collective level, do you use music as an agent of collective cultural transformation?
If you are interested in hosting one of the ‘Power Of Music’ seminars, or something similar, please get in touch with Steve (email: steve ‘at’ stevebanks.info).