Grace Cathedral Sound Bath
January 27, 2020
Presented by Grace Cathedral, Gabriel Gold musically directs a team of top Bay Area musicians in this deeply meditative, sonic journey.
Bring your favorite yoga mat and/or blanket (for cozy fun) and get ready to be transported by the immersive sounds and space to that elusive, quiet refuge inside every human heart.
Doors 7 pm | Sound Bath 7:30 – 9 pm
Interior Design by Heather Rice Events and Natalie Bowen Designs / Graphic Design by Gabriel Gold.
Gabriel Gold, the musical director of Grace Cathedral’s Sound Bath Series, is known best for his soaring, yet soothing wordless vocals, entrancing handpans, crystal singing bowls and meditative piano playing. As a teacher, Gold created and facilitates “The Healing Voice Circle”, as well as similar experiences throughout the world; personally supporting thousands of people on the journey of developing a fulfilling relationship to their singing voices and through such, a sense of deeper spiritual connection. As a composer, Gold has released two full-length albums, “Halo” (2014); and “Live at Grace Cathedral” (2016); scored Labayan Dance’s “Tears” (2014); Illuminate SF’s, “Grace Light” (2019); and is currently working on a new album in Iceland, produced by Birgir Jón Birgisson (Sigur Ros, Bjork, Of Monsters & Men), set to release in Spring, 2020.
Sam Jackson, founder and director of VibrantStillness, is a masterful Crystal Bowls player offering sound meditations for dynamic and mindful balance. His resonant melodies and floating harmonics unite the spaces of composition and sound healing. As a founding musician of Grace Cathedral’s “Yoga on the Labyrinth”, Jackson’s Crystal Bowls and Paiste Gongs have inspired thousands of yoga practitioners to ground into their moving meditation with a vibrant sense of calm and presence.
Timothy Surya Das – Didgeridoo, Flute, Dulcimer, Synths.
Nick McLain, a Kamale N’goni (African Harp) player studied under the guidance of master player, Mamadou Sidibe. Bridging musical-traditions both ancient and modern, McLain has developed an entrancing, improvisational style of playing uniquely suited to meditative environments and relaxed contemplation.
Tickets$20 - $60