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Tim Simmons

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

Tim has been playing drums all his life…it is an essential part of who he is. He began playing in bands at the age of thirteen, and has never stopped. In recent years, he began playing bass, accordion, and guitar, and is currently working on his second CD. Currently, Tim teaches music at Delaware Valley …

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Suzanne Bernhardt

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

Suzanne has taught literature and theater arts for 30 years in all educational settings—elementary, high school, and college, as well as abroad.  Her primary passion is “Theater as Spiritual Practice,” a practice she has been evolving while at Bryn Athyn College.  She has also been to Southeast Asia, where she studied ancient ritual ritual theater …

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Susan Deikman

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

Website: www.kabbalahkirtan.com Email: info@kabbalahkirtan.com Susan Deikman (Yofiyah), MFA, is the founder of Hebrew Kirtan: ecstatic mystical chanting, Vocal Discovery: exploring the power of sound and song for personal transformation and community building, and the Tone Deaf Choir: helping self-defined non-singers learn to sing. A graduate in the international organization Music for People’s leadership program, Susan uses her skills as …

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Ron Kravitz

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

Ron Kravitz of Music in the Moment Improvisation Workshop’s for Everyone was first introduced to the joys of singing as a boy, by his mother who was a semi professional singer.  Later on along the path, he was introduced to West African drumming by the late and great Babatunde Olatunji.  In 1988, Ron took cellist …

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Paul Butler

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

Instruments: Saxophones, Clarinets, and Flutes Paul has over 20 years of teaching experience, as well as extensive performance experience, including performances with Grammy-nominated cellist David Darling. Paul is a clarinetist with dazzling fluency in many musical languages, from Dixieland and Jazz to Classical, Klezmer, Rock, Tribal, Midi and beyond.  Whether in concert with the Dixieland group, Hot house Trio, performing with …

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Nan Cardella

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

Nan Cardella is an energetic participant in the ever-changing rhythmic groove of spirit. She has been studying percussion since 2000, hosting musical gatherings that include a wide variety of musical flavors. She specializes in introductory skills and musical experience through simplicity and deep listening. Fun and laughter are an elemental part of any playshop lead …

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Mary Knysh

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

Mary Knysh is a professional musician, multi instrumentalist, recording artist, innovative workshop facilitator and educator. She is a Certified MLP Graduate and has served on the MLP staff for over ten years both in the US and in Switzerland. Mary is a certified Orff Schulwerk clinician and has presented at Orff conferences throughout the United States, …

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Lynn Miller

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

Lynn Miller is the coordinator for Music for People’s Musicianship Program, the Graduate Program, and is on staff for the MLP International Program in Switzerland. She facilitates the vocal track for the Art of Improvisation. Lynn is a past adjunct faculty member in the Music Therapy Department of Immaculata University. Currently she is practicing Music …

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Henrik Stubbe Teglbjaerg

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

Life is a beautiful adventure.  It is unfolding around me, without my doing anything, and I choose to partake in it.  It fills me with joy, beauty and bliss. It is a constant challenge to only be, and not push my will through, especially in our western world.  Being awake, alert, listening while being connected …

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Andy Smith

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

People are good, creative intelligent human beings who have music built into their very being. The rhythm of the universe is part of our bodies in the regular beating of our hearts. Much in our society today has worked to take us away from the music that is built into us. Early messages often tell …