Don Conreaux
from: Don Conreaux
Category: Gong Work

GMT 2012 June 18-28



THREE OF THE TEACHERS’CURRICULUM


AT GAUNTS 10-DAY GONG MASTERTRAINING, 2012


MONDAY JUNE 18 – THURSDAY,JUNE 28




This year we have special guest teachers


Esteban Valdivia, Michael Ormiston, and Stefan Cartwright.


 


 


ESTEBAN VALDIVIA


 


(TEACHING A SERIES OF EIGHT90 MINUTE CLASSES, AND LEADING ONE CONCERT)


 


In theworkshop I want every participant to make contact with the four elements ofnature: earth, wind, fire and air, through the construction of a shamanicmusical instrument made ??of ceramic. In this workshop we will learn the basictechniques of construction and execution of American wind instruments and thenapply it to healing with sound. This will explain cosmogonies on the Americanworld and explain the worldview of the Andean world. In this workshop eachparticipant will build their own instrument of shamanic healing and learn toplay it.


 


 


JUNE19, TUESDAY 


1.11:30 a.m. to 1:00 pm (Session musical sounds of America) 


2.5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Introduction to Worldview and American sounds)  


 


JUNE20, WEDNESDAY 


3.11:30 a.m. to 1:00 pm (Workshop: "Building shamanic musicalinstruments", First Lesson: choice of musical instrument and start makingceramic musical instruments shamanic) 


4.5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Workshop: "Building shamanic musical instruments",Second Lesson: continuing the development of ceramic musical instrumentsshamanic) 


 


JUNE21, THURSDAY 


5.11:30 I: OO pm (Workshop: "Building shamanic musical instruments",Third Lesson: symbolic decoration of the instruments.  


 


JUNE23, SATURDAY 


6.11:30 a.m. to 1:00 pm (Workshop performance with chamanic musical instruments:Learning to play American musical instruments. Joint musical Practice)  


 


JUNE24, SUNDAY 


7.3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (Cooking shamanic musical instruments: First Stage:construction of the oven and turn the sacred fire) 


8.5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Cooking shamanic musical instruments: Second Stage:Keep the sacred fire among all participants, end of cooking)  


 


JUNE23, SATURDAY, 8-10 PM ESTEBAN & MICHAEL & FRIENDS "FROM EIGHTCORNERS OF HEAVEN"



 


 


MICHAEL ORMISTON


www.soundtransformations.co.uk


 


(TEACHING A SERIES OF THREE90 MIN CLASSES, AND LEADING ONE CONCERT)


 


JUNE 23, SATURDAY


1.            3:00 PM –    4:30 PM


Mongolian Khoomii Singing Pt1


 


2.            5:00 PM – 6:30 PM


Tibetan Singing bowls


 


JUNE 24, SUNDAY


3.            9:30 AM – 11:00 AM


Jew's harps and harmonic flutes


 


4.         11:30 AM –    1:00 PM


Mongolian Khoomii singing Part 2


 


JUNE 23, SATURDAY, 8-10 PM


MICHAEL & ESTEBAN &FRIENDS


“FROM EIGHT CORNERS OFHEAVEN “



 


 


STEFAN CARTWRIGHT


 


(TEACHING A SERIES OF FOUR90 MIN CLASSES AND LEADING 1 CONCERT)


 


JUNE 26, TUESDAY


 1.            9:30 AM – 11:00 AM


Voice Yoga


 


 2.         11:30AM –    1:00 PM


Shruti Box: overview of howit works and playing techniques. Choosing a suitable tuning and exploring different waysto use the instrument in life and art.


 


 3.            3:00 PM –    4:30 PM


Shruti songs


 


 4.            5:00 PM –    6:30 PM


Duet/trio performances usingshruti and voice.


 


JUNE 26, TUESDAY, 8-10 PM


STEFAN AND FRIENDS


SHRUTI MANTRA SUTRA IMPROVISATION


“SOUL SONGS FOR HUMANITY”


 


 


 


 


 


 


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