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2008 Calendar

Wednesday, February 13, 7:00 pm
MID EAST ENSEMBLE
Performance at Ventura City College Theater,
Free, Call (805) 654-6400, ext. 1217
February 14-29
THE OJAI FOUNDATION WINTER WORK RETREAT
A two week immersion into the practices of The Ojai Foundation, including service on the Land and ceremonial practices.
I am co-facilitating this retreat for the Foundation. There's still a couple spaces open.
www.ojaifoundation.org, 805-646-8343
Wednesday, February 20, 6:00 pm
MEDITATION MOUNT
Special Music with Judy Piazza for this Solar Fire Full Moon Ceremony, with eclipse
Ojai, CA, www.meditation.com
February 21-24
RHYTHM & RELAXATION EXTENSION
as part of the May Journey .. see link for full details
Saturday, March 1, 7 pm thru midnite
RUMI POEMS & SHAKTI DANCE
Sacred Space, 410 Bryant Circle, Suite A, Ojai, CA
with Tony Khalife, with Geralyn Gendreau hosting and poetess, and other artists.
$25 includes drinks and imbibements ... bring your own wine glass.
www.sacredspacestudio.com, 805-646-6761, $25
Sunday, March 2, 1-5 pm, $45 before February 24 postmark, $55 after February 24 postmark.
FRAME DRUM WORKSHOP
at Sacred Space, Santa Barbara, CA
We had such a great time last month, and the momentum is building in the area! We'll spend time with both Riqq and Tar.
Register with Judy at judypiazza@gmail.com, or call 248-563-0049. Registration is required. Directions sent upon registration.
Friday, March 7
OJAI VALLEY SCHOOL
Drum Workshops
Ojai, CA
Saturday, March , 8 pm
MIDEAST ENSEMBLE
at Univ. of CA, Santa Barbara, Lotte Lehman Hall, Santa Barbara
For tickets, call 805-893-2064
March 10-13
WEST MICHIGAN ACADEMY OF ARTS & ACADEMICS
Spring Lake, MI ... Residency
COMMUNITY CONCERT, Thursday, March 13 ... Call for details 248-563-0049
Friday, March 14, 7 pm
ANN ARBOR KIRTAN
Friends Meeting House, Hill Street, Ann Arbor, MI ...
go to www.kirtanannarbor.org
Sunday, March 16, 6-9 pm
LAKE ORION ART CENTER
PERFORMANCE, 6 pm, $10
DRUM CLINIC, 7 pm, $20 for both!
Lake Orion, MI
Register with Sandy at smabery@aol.com, or call 248-535-6203/ 248-693-4672
Space Limited, and going fast! Register Now!

Saturday, March 22, all day!
DANCING TREE CENTER
Loveland CO
DancingTreeCenter@hotmail.com, 970-613-0306, 303-678-8779
$70 for the day, or $35 for the morning workshop only. $10 for concert only. Call for directions.10 am - 12:30 pm
TAMBOURINE WORKSHOP
The art and heart of tambourine playing! Bring an Egyptian riqq, or any tambourine with double row of jingles. Some will be available for use and/or sale! For all levels of playing.2:00-4:30 pm
TAMBOURINE CONTINUED
We'll develop more skill, more heart, more practice, with focus on ensemble playing. For all levels of playing. Please attend morning as well!7:00 pm
EQUINOX CANDLELIGHT CONCERT with JUDY PIAZZA
A Celebration of Spring and Transformation!
With devotional songs, frame drum magic, and more ... ending with a drum meditation in the labyrinth as we consider our personal experience and depth of meaning of SPring, of metamorphosis, or transformation, and celebrate the balance of this Equinox time.

April on Maui
May 9-13
RITES OF PASSAGE FOR YOUTH
The Ojai Foundation, Ojai, CA
May 17, 6:30 pm
SUNSET DEVOTIONAL SONGS
Meditation Mount, Ojai, CA
Sunday, May 18
KABALLAH KIRTAN
Ojai, CA
contact Peggy at lacerra@sbcglobal.net
May 31, 8:00 pm
UCSB MID EAST ENSEMBLE
Lotte Lehman Hall, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA
June 2-4
RITES OF PASSAGE

The Ojai Foundation, Ojai, CA
www.ojaifoundation.org
June 5-8
OJAI MUSIC FESTIVAL
I won't be playing at this one, but help produce some of the events.
Steve Reich WILL be playing, along with Nexus & SOPercussion.
Ojai, CA
June 6, 8 pm
OJAI CHARTER SCHOOL EVENING GATHERING
Ojai, CA
June 19-22
NATIONAL WOMEN'S MUSIC FESTIVAL
Madison, WI
Performance at Brunch; Women's Rhythm & Songs; Frame Drum Bliss;
Devotional Songs of the Feminine Nature
An Ocean of Love, A World of Change Healing the Waters Ceremony
www.wiaonline.org
June 23-27 & June 30-July 3
OJAI VALLEY SCHOOL DRUM CAMP
Ojai, CA
June/July dates to be arranged
DEVOTIONAL SONGS
Sacred Space, Ojai, CA
July 7-11
DRUM KAMP FOR KIDS
West Michigan Academy of Arts & Academics
Spring Lake, MI
Sunday, July 13, 2 pm
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS
Detroit, MI ... Family Performance
July 17-20
CONCERT OF COLORS: DETROIT'S DIVERSITY FESTIVAL
Detroit, MI
www.concertofcolors.com
Sunday, July 18, 2 pm
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS
Detroit, MI ... Family Performance
July 20-25
WORLD RHYTHMS ARTS PROGRAM (WRAP)
Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Los Angeles, CA
A weeklong rhythm and dance experience for educators, facilitators,
therapists, and more
with Kalani, Ryan Camara, Marietou Camara, and myself.
www.drum2dance.com, click on WRAP Summer Training Course
August 22, 5 pm
SYMPHONY FOR 1,000 DRUMS
Aztlan Community Center, Fort Collins, CO
www.drumsymphony.com
August 22-24
MANITOU SPRINGS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Manitou Springs, CO
October 30 & 31
WISCONSIN MUSIC EDUCATORS CONFERENCE
Madison, WI
December 21, 4-10 pm
SOLSTICE CELEBRATION AT THE OJAI FOUNDATION
Ojai, CA ... www.ojaifoundation.org
Ecstatic World Music with Tony Khalife, Judy Piazza & Friends
New Year's Eve, Wednesday, December 31, 8:30-12:30 pm
CENTER OF THE HEART
An evening of Dances of Universal Peace, poetry of the mystics, candle-lighting ceremony, and meditation. Dances led by Penelope Salinger, with percussion by Judy Piazza.
Santa Barbara, CA
www.site.sbdances.org