"Acoustic Harvest" Benefit Concert

From November 02, 2017 7:30 pm until November 02, 2017 9:30 pm
Posted by Amy
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Acoustic Harvest is an evening with classical Spanish guitarist Jacqueline Henry-Ross and poet, author, and Stony Point Center writer-in-residence Paul W. Jacob.  This combination of musical stylings and locational vignettes will take the audience on a journey through the autumnal landscape of North America.

This concert is a Fundraiser for the Stony Point Center Art Space. Tickets are $10.

Dinner and Performance available for $25. Dinner starts at 6:00pm at the Stony Point Center dining hall. Please RSVP for dinner at 845-786-5674 x100

Patrons who purchase tickets for the concert can also stay over night on Thursday after the concert for a special room rate of $60 (which includes breakfast for two). Go to stonypointcenter.org/book-a-room and use the code "CONCERT" to access ths rate.

Books and CDs will be available for sale at the event.

Jacqueline Henry-Ross is a classical guitarist who lives in Northern California. She started to play the guitar at the age of nine and studied intensely under the tutelage of David Grimes, ultimately graduating with a Bachelors of Music Degree from California State University at Fullerton. Her most profound musical memories include having taken Master Classes with the world renowned classical guitarist Maestro Andrés Segovia.  In addition, she and her twin sister Patricia Turner were chosen to perform for him as a duo at a benefit concert in his honor at the “Coconut Grove” in Los Angeles along with the Brazilian guitarist, Larindo Almeida.  Jacqueline has been a featured performer throughout the Pacific Northwest, California, Florida and Mexico. Jacqueline has also performed live on the famous Hispanic television show Sábado Gigante.

Paul W. Jacob is a writer, poet, teacher, contemplative guide  and is currently the writer-in-residence for the Stony Point Center in New York.  He facilitates spiritual retreats at centers of consciousness across the United States such as Ghost Ranch in New Mexico and Cobblestone Springs in New York.  Jacob was also the Co-Founder and Publishing Director of the culturally influential Modern Nomad magazine.  He has had numerous spiritual essays, travel narratives, and poems published in literary journals and cultural magazines.  He also collaborated with the late great jazz pianist Eddie Higgins on the poetry and jazz album, Miami Session.  Jacob has been a featured guest on several regional NPR programs and college radio shows, where he talks about the poetics of place, contemplative living, and pilgrimage.  His newest book, Nomadic Devotion: A Contemplative Inquiry into the Poetics of Place, takes the deep study of locality, and through its contemplative poetic lens, creatively renders how our environment has a transformational effect upon our lives.  Jacob has taught writing at Rollins College, Valencia College, and is currently the Professional Writing Specialist at Rockland Community College.