Music in the Moment is a proud member and supporter of the creative and healing arts community.
Below are organizations that Ron is a member of the creative team:
Music for People is dedicated to re-vitalizing your music-making and promoting music improvisation as a means of self-expression. We offer quarterly weekend music improvisation workshops throughout the year in the eastern USA and a longer workshop once each summer. Our four-year Musicianship and Leadership (MLP) training program has graduated over 100 Certified Facilitators, bringing Music For People’s inclusive music making to schools, concerts, health care settings and homes.
Participate in two hours of continuous dance/movement improvisation with live music. Leaders Manfred Fischbeck and Brigitta Herrmann guide the group through a series of movement meditations, improvisational structures, and games to inspire spontaneous self-expression and collective creation.
Join us every Friday from 8-10 PM
Flute Haven offers a full week of workshops, recording, classes, performing and performances, presentations, and (most enjoyably) music-making and jamming.
Shruti boxes provide a rich drone background that supports singing or playing almost any instrument. A shruti box is hand-pumped, so you can produce a slightly pulsating constant chord to support the right rhythm for the style of music you are playing.
Below are friends of Music in the Moment:
Carol Tileston teaches all styles and levels of guitar, including the Suzuki Method for children four and up. She teaches out of her home in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Enjoy a rejuvenating Sunday afternoon creative movement journey for the body, heart, and soul. Your workshop begins with guided relaxation and movement meditations, then expands into fun Group Motion improvisational structures and games that inspire spontaneous self-expression and collective group creation. Live music! Open to everyone!
Community Acupuncture of Mt. Airy is wellness center that’s been serving the community for a dozen years. We specialize in acupuncture, offered on a sliding scale from $30-$45. We work on tables, not chairs, so we can treat the whole body, and each relaxed visit offers plenty of time to share your health concerns.
Inner Rhythms Music and Therapy Center provides music lessons, music therapy, and event and rehearsal space to musicians, therapists and artists in the Philadelphia area.
SpiritArts is a method to dance your inner dance through music making, sound healing and visual art making. Come to Lynn Miller'sHealing Arts Studio, in Phoenixville, PA for a SpiritArts session or workshop.
Intercultural Journeys uses the arts to promote peace and greater understanding between people of diverse backgrounds, faiths, and cultures with the aim of catalyzing social change and awareness. Founded in 2002, Intercultural Journeys believes that performances, done for the purpose of bringing people together that might otherwise be in conflict, give us the opportunity to play a small part in contributing to world peace.
The Folk Factory, based at the Unitarian Church on Stenton Ave and Gorgas Lane in Mt. Airy, is a forum for people interested in music of all kinds and progressive social change. Open Stage / Open Circles are held on most "last Thursdays," and concerts are scheduled throughout the year.
Michael London is a Philadelphia Area Singer-Songwriter known as a passionate interpreter of Rumi’s poetry, the great 13th century Sufi poet. He offers us a musical window into the ecstatic poems, which reveal and make tangible our connection with the self, humanity, nature and beyond.
Animus is a Philadelphia based World Fusion Music & Dance ensemble led by Bill Koutsouros. Their exciting original music melds the exotic musical traditions of the Middle East, Greece, India & Latin America with Jazz, Funk, Rock and beyond. Animus' spectacular belly dancers add an enchanting dimension at selected performances.
The Opa Band performs the best Traditional Greek Music featuring Philadelphia's own John Koutsouros on Guitar and his son Bill on Bouzouki, Outi and Tsoumbaliki.
This circle meets quarterly to celebrate the annual equinoxes and solstices.
Feel the connectedness to nature and the spiritual beauty of this rich musical tradition. Beginners & experienced musicians are all welcome. Please bring any world music instruments you have (native flutes, drums, rattles, didgeridoo, rain sticks, dulcimers, ukeleles, etc.) Celebration dates for 2017 are: April 1st, June 17th, Sept. 23rd and Dec. 16th. All music circle celebrations are held at the Greater Philadelphia Center for Spiritual Living, Suite 112, 16 Industrial Blvd., Paoli PA 19301.
Andrea Clearfield is an award-winning composer of music for orchestra, opera, chorus, chamber ensembles, dance, film and multi-media collaborations. Clearfield creates deep, emotive musical languages that build cultural and artistic bridges.
Amy Mermaid Isakov – is a tech savvy and innovative dreamer passionate about connection, spirituality, music, ritual arts, and how the Divine can manifest in all its forms.
Julie Angel has been gently guiding clients to a place of more joyful embodiment for over 25 years. She integrates the tools of massage, Watsu (aquatic bodywork), Process Healing (somatic therapy) and chakra psychology (the interface of energy between body, mind and spirit).
Nourishing Inner Peace Through Hitting Things
Drumming can be used as a tool to teach many life and coping skills, and can provide a positive and creative outlet while acting as a vehicle for self-expression and emotional release in a safe space.
Jennifer Blaine has been performing original one-woman shows for fifteen years. Jennifer specializes in comedy that delves into serious and socially relevant issues and provides audiences with the opportunity to unite in laughter.
Village Wellness is committed to enhancing wellness in our community by providing access to the best holistic medicine services. We also strive to enable our practitioners to thrive in a healthy and supportive environment.
Bucks County’s premier Therapeutic Arts and Counseling Center for the Heart … Mind … Body … Soul
AHA! Studio for Integrated Therapies provides individual and group counseling and psychotherapy services for children, families, adolescents and women, integrating both traditional and creative therapy techniques that lead to emotional and physical wellness.
Philadelphia's premiere recording and film studio. Hub for community and international music and arts. Home of the MUSICIANS GATHERING performances, 3rd Sunday's of the month.
For nearly 20 years, Rocky Wilson, a poet, playwright, and substitute teacher in the city schools, has led Pizza and Poetry at A Slice of New York pizzeria in downtown Camden.
The Germantown Espresso Bar at 26 Maplewood Mall, offers Coffee, Community, and Culture. Miles Butler & Jeff Podlogar have worked hard to create a comfy, cozy, creative, and safe, space for all, including their upstairs Listening Room.
Challenging mass incarceration through collaborative arts practice & creating partnerships with inside artists through musicianship and songwriting.
Anna Crusis Women’s Choir: women joining voices to build community - one song at a time. Is committed to musical excellence and social change. We sing to celebrate the diversity of women's lives and culture;
Cellist, David Darling's prolific collection of recordings and innovative performance style represent an eclectic variety of musical genres. His playful and unconventional teaching methods have helped open the world of music and improvisation to thousands of individuals.
Petunia's is a chic women's consignment clothing and accessory boutique and was created to meet the needs of fashion-conscious women who are looking to purchase designer label and better-brand items that are, generally, two years old and newer, and sold at a fraction of their full retail prices.