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Video: Come to Adventures in Improvisation

In About Music for People by jan_mfp

After an opening music improvisation by Mary Knysh, David Rudge and Irene Feher, Mary Knysh and David Rudge invite you to come to a Music for People workshop and experience for yourself the fun, freedom and creativity that can happen through music improvisation. David Rudge: I’d love to invite you to join us and our …

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Book Review: Innovative Drum Circles: Beyond Beat into Harmony

In Book Reviews, Resources by jan_mfp

Book: Innovative Drum Circles: Beyond Beat into Harmony by Mary Knysh Rhythm is the doorway to community connection. Drum circle facilitators know this well. The organizing power of rhythm and music is revealed every day in their work when audiences are transformed into interacting ensembles. Drums and percussion generate their own kinds of songs, with …

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Creativity and the Process of Transformation

In Creativity by jan_mfp

Mary Knysh wrote this article for the Fall 2015 issue of Connections where she shares how our participation in the creative arts can lead to both personal and creative transformation. Such an important topic that I wanted to share it with the larger community.   — Jan Hittle, MfP Webmaster As another autumn season approaches, …