MUSIC and SOUND HEALING

Photography by Enrico Conti
Photography by Enrico Conti

Music is life!

How could we live without it?

Since a young age, I was fascinated by sounds: environmental sounds, tongues, and tones I heard in the environment.

What is the intrinsic meaning of sound, I asked myself? I am still asking this question now, after many decades.

My main instrument is the voice. In my life, I was blessed to study voice and composition with Meredith Monk, Pauline Oliveros, John Campbell, Joshua Leeds, Silvia Nakkach, Robert Osborne, Givanna Marini, Fabrizia Barresi, Yogacharia Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Smt Devasena Bhavanani, and Smt Jyothirmai.

I am committed to learning and sharing its treasures. I have performed in a variety of styles: heavy metal, rock, blues, jazz, gospel, folk, Southern Indian Carnatic. Currently, I am blending all these styles together to create my own unique contribution.

As a child, I knew that sound could heal. I trained as a sound healer both in schools and directly with healers. In 2010, I received a certificate as an Integrative Sound and Music Facilitator from the New York Open Center Sound and Music School.

Between 2010 and 2012 I lived in India where I studied Carnatic Music and the science of mantra as part of my training as a Yoga Teacher.

I have collected healing and devotional chants and prayers in Europe, the US and India. I perform them in concerts, yoga classes, academic teachings and performances.

My first CD, Aria, a collection of folk songs, was released in 2006.

In 2011, I was invited by my Yogacharya (teacher), Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani to take part in the recording of the chanting of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. This project resulted in a double CD called Chanting the Yoga Sutra.

 

Ave Maria
Laura Sangeeta Biagi - voice, harp
Poranguí McGrew - percussion
Recorded in Sedona in 2009
01 Ave Maria.mp3
MP3 Audio File [5.9 MB]
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La Llhorona
Laura Sangeeta Biagi - voice
Eliza Waldman - guitar
Recorded at Vassar College, NY, in 2012
La Llorona.mp3
MP3 Audio File [4.1 MB]
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