Deep Listening to Fill the Creative Well, with Rachel Condry [workshop]
Sun, Apr 02, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CLASS / WORKSHOP
Deep Listening practices bring a sense of calm, connection, and rejuvenation each and every time. Join Rachel Condry and fellow attendees to practice simple techniques together that will leave you feeling energized, inspired, and ready to create. Whatever your mode of expression, come fill your creative well with Deep Listening practice. In this workshop we will explore pieces such as “Removing the Demon (or Getting your Rocks off),” and “Sounds from Childhood” movement pieces like “The Movement of the Moment,” and dream pieces such as “The Best Dream I Ever Had Mandala.”
This workshop is free and open to all. Please wear comfortable clothing. To attend please register here.
This event is made possible with funds from the A. Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation and the Delaware County Arts Grants, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered in Delaware County by the Roxbury Arts Group.
Photo (above) by Becky Cohen
Rachel Condry is a clarinetist, improviser, composer and educator. She recently moved to the western Catskills region of NY state to establish The Center for Quantum Living, an intentional community and retreat based in permaculture design and Deep Listening practice. Condry studied composition with Pauline Oliveros at Mills College and participated in Pauline’s 2011 Tower Ring Project in Geyserville, CA. She became a certified Deep Listening practitioner in 2020 and has been offering in-person and online Deep Listening workshops since. As a performer, Rachel takes a special interest in new and creative music and can be heard in a variety of diverse ensembles and recordings such as the Nathan Clevenger Group, The Matt Small Chamber Ensemble, and Gestaltish. She can also be heard on Roscoe Mitchell’s albums Discussions (2017) and Roscoe Mitchell Orchestra Littlefield Concert Hall Mills College (2019) on Wide Hive Records. In 2005, Rachel played at Carnegie Hall with the Matt Small Chamber Ensemble. She has an MFA from Mills College in Oakland as well as a BA and a BM from Oberlin College and Conservatory.