Vita Musica

Linda M. Khandro MAT, CMP
RR1, S15A, C11
#2, 3196 White Lake Rd
Sorrento, BC V0E 2W1
Canada
250-517-9547
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EDUCATION:

1981 - 2009
Formal and informal ongoing study of percussion, Celtic harp, harmonic theory, music in therapeutic context (Woodstock NY, Seattle WA, Salmon Arm, BC)
1953 - 1980
Formal and informal study of voice, piano, guitar, cello, percussion, Classical Indian vocal music and tamboura, music theory, composition and improvisation (Vancouver, BC)

PERFORMANCE:

1992 - 2009 (Seattle, WA & Salmon Arm area, BC)
Original and improvised harp music with ShAnLi, Seattle-based multi-instrumental group
Solo harp for hospices, hospitals, memorial and funeral services, hospice remembrance services
Solo and accompanying harp for church services
Solo harp performance for retirement and nursing homes
Solo harp performance for various special events:  auctions, private parties, spas, festivals, gallery openings, weddings, open mic’s, Coffee House events, restaurants, malls, etc
Tamboura accompaniment for classical Indian musicians
Percussion accompaniment for various rhythm ensembles, Monashee Chamber Choir, Salmon Arm Community Band, Mashamba Drummers, etc.
Ambient musical accompaniment for Lola Tarot (www.lolatarot.org) performances; outdoor summer theatre (Mid-Summer Nights Dream, Alice in Wonderland, Wind in the Willows, etc).

1999 – 2006 (Seattle, WA)
Harp, voice, percussion, tamboura, dousongoni ambient musical performance and recording with Samsara Meditation Ensemble, World Meditation Ensemble.

1981 – 1991(Woodstock, NY)
Harp, voice, percussion, and tamboura performance with Creative Music Studio student orchestras and guest musicians
Choral singer with small and large ensembles, Ulster County Community College

1953 – 1980 (Vancouver, BC)
Solo and choral vocal music performance
Tamboura accompaniment for classical Indian music
Harp performance with New Orchestra Workshop

PRESENTATIONS AND TEACHING:

1999- 2009 (Seattle, WA, Sicamous, BC)
Rhythm Circles:  MHTP Conferences, Ananke Productions, SVAPAS, Crystal Mountain Harp Retreats, various children’s and adults’ rhythm circles

1999 - 2004
Music for Healing and Transition presentations:  Washington Hospice Conferences

RECORDINGS:

With ShAnLi (Shiho Kurauchi, Ann Lindquist, Linda Khandro):  Tethys (Dec 2007)
Solo and accompanied harp: Transition (Dec 2001); Full Hearts, Empty Mind (Dec 2003)
As accompanist:  with flutist Ann Lindquist; with singer/songwriter/guitarist Doug Benecke
With Allen Johnson, musical accompaniment to spoken word recording
With Jan Kraft: Meditative Affirmations (Aug 2002)
With World Meditation Ensemble: Spirit Fusion (Dec 2003), Sacred Sojourn (Sept 2006)
With Do Peterson:  Science Groove (August 2004)
With New Orchestra Workshop and Creative Music Studio: unreleased archives

PUBLIC USE OF TRANSITION and FULL HEARTS, EMPTY MIND cds:

2002:  KUPS 90.1 FM radio station (Tacoma, WA):  unusually high volume of listener response
2003:  Under consideration by Seattle-area radio astronomy show
2004:  Growth House Radio
2004-06:  Featured artist:
Webcds.com “Artist of the Day”, repeat occurrences
Lady Pantheress Radio:  http://www.live365.com/stations/shadowwolf32?play
“Harpestry” program:  http://www.krvs.org/

PRODUCTION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS WORK:  NON-PROFIT MUSIC ORGANIZATIONS

2007 – 2009 (Sicamous & Salmon Arm, BC)
Secretary for and performing with, Sicamous Visual and Performing Arts Society (SVAPAS)

1981 – 1985 (Woodstock, NY)
Producer (concerts, festivals, workshops) and publicist at Creative Music Studio
Bookkeeper for independent musicians and artists

1977 – 1981 (Vancouver, BC)
Producer (concerts, festivals, workshops) and publicist for New Orchestra Workshop
Assistant publicist for Vancouver Chamber Choir

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