Come clear your mind and soothe your heart with some Heart Centered Kirtan at Aloha Keene in southwestern New Hampshire. We are excited for our first collaboration and look forward to sharing this beautiful practice with our community! Everyone is welcome including kids of all ages. ... Since 2013, Heart Centered Kirtan has been offering kirtan throughout New England with their original call-and-response devotional music. Weaving Sanskrit and Buddhist mantras into a unique blend of modern Western musical styles, Heart Centered Kirtans are meditative and uplifting experiences. ... Aloha Keene's spacious Coral studio offers a soothing setting and lots of space for sharing this beautiful practice. ... This Heart Centered Kirtan will feature the full band: Libby Volckening (keys/vox), Ezra Landis (guitar), Thomas Matherly (bass), and Owen Landis (percussion). ... We offer this kirtan freely, AND your support makes a difference. $20 suggested donation: more if you can, less if you can't. Let your heart guide you to offer whatever is right for you. Donations will be accepted at the door (cash/check/PayPal/Venmo) and online via Heart Centered Kirtan's website: Ten percent of the evening's proceeds will be given to the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music (more info below). ... To join us via Facebook Live (you don't need a FB account to view), click on this link around 7 pm Friday: Close any pop ups and enjoy! ... Masks are optional and welcome. ~ Please maintain social distance with people not in your pod. ~ Please stay home and take care of yourself if you have any symptoms, such as cough, fever, etc. ~OR~ if you have had recent exposure to someone who has COVID or another contagious disease. ... Ten percent of all donations will be given to the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, a non-profit arts organization in rural New Hampshire that has offered educational and mentoring programs to over 50,000 students from around the world since its founding in 1971. Central to the mission of Apple Hill is Playing for Peace, considered a unique model for social and cultural exchange. Students with cultural, ethnic, religious, economic, and political differences are paired together in small ensembles where they are coached on the five skills of chamber music: listening, watching, adjusting, sensitivity, and being flexible. The goal is to offer a unique opportunity to create meaningful bonds of friendship and understanding while participating in an exceptional pedagogical program that encourages leadership and the development of confidence, creativity, and ambition. For more info visit ... Questions? Call 413-834-4524, email, or visit ... Hope to sing with you soon!