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Acoustic Harvest Concert
Friday, November 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm EDT| $10
Acoustical Harvest Concert: Classical Guitar with Locational Vignettes
The upcoming Acoustical Harvest will feature classical Spanish guitarist Jacqueline Henry-Ross and poet, author, and Stony Point Center writer-in-residence Paul W. Jacob. A combination of musical stylings and locational vignettes will take our audience on a journey through the autumnal landscape of North America. It is sure to be an inspiring and delightful event for all who attend!
We hope you’ll consider joining us for this exciting event that will benefit the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center. Tickets are available for $10 per person and will be sold at the door. The “Acoustical Harvest” will take place at Our Lady of the Atonement Chapel on November 3rd at 7 p.m.
Below you will find a few more details about our featured performers. Their talent and experience are sure to add to this unique autumn experience.
Jacqueline Henry-Ross is a classical guitarist who lives in Northern California. She started to play the guitar at the age of nine and studied intensely under the tutelage of David Grimes, ultimately graduating with a Bachelors of Music Degree from California State University at Fullerton. Her most profound musical memories include having taken Master Classes with the world renowned classical guitarist Maestro Andrés Segovia. In addition, she and her twin sister Patricia Turner were chosen to perform for him as a duo at a benefit concert in his honor at the “Coconut Grove” in Los Angeles along with the Brazilian guitarist, Larindo Almeida. Jacqueline has been a featured performer throughout the Pacific Northwest, California, Florida and Mexico. Jacqueline has also performed live on the famous Hispanic television show Sábado Gigante.
Paul W. Jacob is a writer, poet, teacher, contemplative guide and is currently the writer-in-residence for the Stony Point Center in New York. He facilitates spiritual retreats at centers of consciousness across the United States such as Ghost Ranch in New Mexico and Cobblestone Springs in New York. Jacob was also the Co-Founder and Publishing Director of the culturally influential Modern Nomad magazine. He has had numerous spiritual essays, travel narratives, and poems published in literary journals and cultural magazines. He also collaborated with the late great jazz pianist Eddie Higgins on the poetry and jazz album, Miami Session. Jacob has been a featured guest on several regional NPR programs and college radio shows, where he talks about the poetics of place, contemplative living, and pilgrimage. His newest book, Nomadic Devotion: A Contemplative Inquiry into the Poetics of Place, takes the deep study of locality, and through its contemplative poetic lens, creatively renders how our environment has a transformational effect upon our lives. Jacob has taught writing at Rollins College, Valencia College, and is currently the Professional Writing Specialist at Rockland Community College.