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SACRED SONG SCHOOL Fundraiser for Puerto Rico

Last Wednesday, Puerto Rico was hit by the strongest Hurricane to make landfall in the last 85 years. Hurricane Maria devastated the infrastructure of Puerto Rico leaving everyone without electricity, and threatened their access to potable water and food.

This class is dedicated to raise funds for the purchasing & distribution of food & water. We are in direct contact with a group of people who are working to supply those in need.

Your donation will go directly to this effort.


We encourage you all to participate in this special class!

Johanna Cabrera will be teaching Taino songs. The Taino people were among the indigenous people of the Caribbean. Despite popular belief, the Taino culture, music and spirituality is undergoing a revival. Johanna Cabrera is amidst the many who are preserving Taino culture through song, dance and art.

We will be Live streaming this class so you are welcome to join us remotely! 

**Please sign up for the class minimum, 1 hour before class begins or we wont have a chance to send you the link and the lyrics. If you sign up after 6:30pm, you will still be able to watch the class, but you will have to wait until the class time is over.



The Sacred Arts Research Foundation and Golden Drum Community members have been cultivating their connection to sacred sound, chanting, mantra, folkloric and healing songs from around the world. Under the guidance and inspiration of Maestro Manuel Rufino, Taino Elder & world director of M.A.I.S.C, we have come together to create an educational platform for sacred songs to be learned. 

Music is one of the deepest forms of prayer and healing that we carry with us throughout our lives. To learn, carry and sing a sacred song is an ability we all have, we simply need to tap into it. In our school, we invite you to tap into your own ability to use sacred song as a study, practice and way of prayer and expression. We will create an environment that promotes the development and learning of traditional sacred songs from all around the world. Each class will focus on a selection of songs, where we will learn the pronunciation, translation, and intention of the songs, as well as covering the melodic and rhythmic structure of singing the song. 

Please bring a journal and pencil so that you may keep a record of the songs you learn. Bring a drum or rattle if you have one. All singing levels are welcome.

Donations are welcome but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.



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