Stone Sound Collective - International Peace Day Concert
Oakland University, Varner Recital Hall
Saturday, September 21, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Established by a United Nations resolution in 1981, the International Day of Peace provides a “globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.” Celebrate Peace Day at Oakland University with the Stone Sound Collective. Led by composer Mark Stone, the group unites diverse musicians and dancers to create a new global soundscape. Stone Sound Collective performs original compositions and choreography rooted in traditional art forms, creating music and dance that celebrates the oneness of humanity by uplifting hearts, expanding minds and connecting souls.
Abigail Alwin - cello
Ambyr Amen-Ra – choreographer and dancer
Chinelo Amen-Ra - djembe, congas, stone box, and percussion
Matt Dufresne - tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, nadaswaram, and flute
Sam Jeyasingham – mridangam, thavil, tablas, kanjira, and morsing
Kerro Knox 3 - lighting and staging
Lalitha Ramamoorthy - choreographer and dancer
Mark Stone – composer, array mbira, karimba, and gyil