Quartz crystal bowls, gong, chimes, ocean drum, tongue drum, shakers and rattles are a few of the magical instruments I am fortunate to play creating sound that speaks to your soul. I invite you to join me as we journey within for reflection, realizations and insight. Each experience is unique.
Lisa Kawski’s introduction to music of all styles was encouraged at an early age. As a child, her parents would introduce her to opera and live performances of various musical genres. Lisa began studying classical piano at age 7 and continued through college. She participated in college level courses studying the history of music, anthology and music appreciation. She was involved in the school choirs in middle school. At age 13 she studied for her Bat Mitzvah tutored by her Rabbi and Cantor. Through her studies, she discovered the beauty and rhythm of chanting in a foreign language and the spiritual essence of Judaism. In later years, at the onset of attending kirtans, the fond memories she had of spiritual chanting would return to her. Lisa’s first taste of kirtan was when she attended an event at Kripalu in Lenox, MA in 2009. She entered into the great hall and was drawn in by the chanting of mantras. Unfamiliar with this musical form, she was fascinated. It reminded her of the cadence of her chanting in Hebrew and felt very familiar. Even with her new-found interest, it was not meant for her to delve into this spiritual practice at this time in her life, that wou