Press Release – Music of the Spirit Weekend at Happehatchee
For Immediate Release:
Happehatchee Center presents a weekend with Kat Epple and Nathan Dyke
Music of the Spirit – Friday Dec 2, 2016 through Sunday Dec 4, 2016
World renowned musicians Kat Epple and Nathan Dyke will be leading a world music weekend workshop at the Happehatchee Center in the historic Village of Estero. This is Happehatchee Center’s annual fundraiser.
Friday, December 2, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: The “Music of the Spirit Weekend” begins with live music, dancing, wine, cheese and a birthday cake for founder Ellen Peterson. There will also be an introduction of the musical instruments participants will learn about over the course of the weekend.
Saturday December 3, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Kat and Nathan will offer a musical teaching experience with playing techniques, breathing, healing with music and finding one’s musical voice. Participants are invited to bring their own instruments for practice and group participation. Lunch included.
Sunday December 4, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Concert with Kat and Nathan at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers. Workshop participants come free of charge and some will be participating in the performance. The general public is invited.
Sunday Concert only: $25 per person or $15 for students and Happehatchee Members. Please present Student ID or Membership Card at door. Proceeds will go to fund the free Happe Eco-Summer Camp. $15 for Maya and Mixteco language speakers.
Tickets available for purchase online at: http://happehatchee.org/our-events/music-of-the-spirit-workshop/
About Kat Epple
Kat Epple is a Peabody, Edward R Murrow, and Emmy Award-winning composer and flautist who has released 33 music albums, composed film scores for National Geographic, Nova, Valentino Fashions, and has performed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, United Nations, and Guggenheim Museums around the world. She also lectures about the power of music, and indigenous flutes which she has collected in her travels throughout the world. Her website is http://www.katepple.com/
About Nathan Dyke
Nathan’s musical inspiration flows from a connection to traditional aboriginal music from across the globe. He has been studying and teaching African, Latin, and Middle Eastern percussion for years, along with playing several native flutes, and the Australian Didgeridoo. Nathan has a passion for the energy of music and sound and its effects on the human and planetary vibrational field. Over the years Nathan has performed and recorded with several artists, always learning about new and ancient music.
About the Happehatchee Center
The Happehatchee Center is a sanctuary for peace and healing. A Park in the Heart of the Village of Estero, its mission is to preserve and honor the vibrant Land, as a way to make sacred connections with one’s self, each other, and Nature. The Eco-Spiritual Center provides environmental and healing arts education and sustains facilities for celebrations and ceremonies.