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Live Music Meditation:
Jess Gillam, Saxophone
Presented by Princeton University Concerts
Wed, Oct 26, 2022
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Breathe in sound and silence through guided meditation as you listen to music more viscerally than ever before, meditating to the playing of saxophonist Jess Gillam, guided by Matthew Weiner, Associate Dean in the Princeton University Office of Religious Life. This is a FREE, unticketed opportunity to indulge in attentive, focused, and mindful listening.
No prior experience with meditation necessary. If desired, attendees may bring floor seating (mat/cushion/etc); seating will be on stage, with chairs provided. Capacity is limited, and we advise participants to arrive early. Doors to the hall will open and meditation instruction will begin at 12:00PM. Doors will close once capacity is reached. The event will conclude by 1:30PM. For more information about the Live Music Meditation experience, check out this New York Times feature and Performance Today segment.
About the Musician:
Hailing from Ulverston in Cumbria, Jess Gillam is animating the music world with her outstanding talent and infectious personality. She has been forging her own adventurous path since she shot to fame becoming the first saxophonist to reach the finals of BBC Young Musician and the youngest ever soloist to perform at the Last Night of the Proms. Passionate about inspiring and bringing joy to people through music, Jess invites audiences on journeys of musical discovery through her electrifying performances and eclectic programming. Jess is the first ever saxophonist to be signed exclusively to Decca Classics and both of her albums reached No. 1 in the UK Classical Music Charts. Her debut album was listed in The Times Top 100 albums of 2019. She has been the recipient of a Classic BRIT Award, has been nominated for The Times Breakthrough Award and was awarded an M.B.E. in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2021 for Services to Music.
This event is presented by Princeton University Concerts. For a full event listing and tickets, please visit this link.