• Certification
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  • Improvisation
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The Art of Improvisation: How to Set Your Musical Imagination Free

with Silvia Nakkach


Music is one of the most natural ways we can joyfully celebrate our spirit. It feels enchanting when the healing energy of the human voice joins the power of collective music-making. At that point, there are no borders. This program is the second course of the Integrative Sound & Music Certificate Program — a 12-part, 9-month intensive study of the power of sound and music.

  • Explore both the cultural values embedded in music and the significance of a shared musical experience
  • Discover sacred chants from the Afro-Brazilian Orixá tradition, shamanic icaros from the Amazon and the contemplative and ecstatic experience of the Indian ragas and mantras
  • Emphasis on therapeutic dimensions
  • Learn to deeply listen and free your own voice

This is an all-levels 2-part workshop, designed to help participants develop self-confidence by providing a positive musical experience, where there is no need of ‘getting it right’ but the readiness to deeply listen and free your voice.

Note: This program will be offered online. Sessions of all our online programs will be recorded and shared with registrants after each is completed for a limited time only.

About This Program

Whether taken as part of the SMI Certificate Program or as an individual course offering, this program is designed to empower students on and off stage. Masterfully led by Silvia Nakkach — Grammy® nominated composer and noted pioneer in the field of sound and consciousness transformation — participants will learn original improvisational strategies from the oral tradition of Bhakti devotional music and spontaneous songs.


  • Prerequisites: No 
  • Supplies list for the class – NA
  • Zoom Software Requirements: This is an online course which requires Zoom webinar software. Zoom is easy to use. Click HERE to make sure your computer is set-up correctly.

Combo price for The Art of Improvisation & The Power of Sound As A Healing Mechanism: Techniques from Shamans, Scientists and Sound Healers:
Price $320 – Click here to register for the combo

A Two-Day Workshop

Sunday, October 18, 1:00 – 5:00 pm EST
Thursday, October 22, 7:00 – 9:00 pm EST

The Art of Improvisation: How to Set Your Musical Imagination Free

  • 2 Session(s)
  • Oct 18 2020 1:00 PM ET





Silvia Nakkach

Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT is a Grammy® nominated composer and a pioneer in the field of sound and consciousness transformation. A sought after educator, vocal artist, author, and a former music psychotherapist, Silvia has served on the faculty of the California Institute of Integral Studies where she created the premier certificate program on Sound, Voice, and Music in the Healing Arts offered by a major academic institution.


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