The upcoming Acoustical Harvest will feature classical Spanish guitarist Jacqueline Henry-Ross and poet, author, and Stony Point Center writer-in-residence Paul W. Jacob. A combination of musical stylings and locational vignettes will take our audience on a journey through the autumnal landscape of North America. It is sure to be an inspiring and delightful event for all who attend!
We hope you’ll consider joining us for this exciting event that will benefit the Graymoor Spiritual Life Center. Tickets are available for $10 per person and will be sold at the door. The “Acoustical Harvest” will take place at Our Lady of the Atonement Chapel on November 3rd at 7 p.m.
Below you will find a few more details about our featured performers. Their talent and experience are sure to add to this unique autumn experience.
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 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 Segovia 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 performed solo and as a part of several guitar duos throughout the United States and Mexico. She has also performed live on the famous Hispanic television show Sábado Gigante.
Paul W. Jacob is a poet, author, storyteller and professor. He is currently the writer-inresidence for the Stony Point Center in the Hudson River Valley. Jacob has taught writing at Rollins College and Valencia College and has been a guest lecturer at Duke University and Flagler College. He was also the Co-Founder and Publishing Director of the culturally influential Modern Nomad magazine. Jacob also collaborated with the late, great, jazz pianist Eddie Higgins on the poetry and jazz album, Miami Session. He has been a featured guest on several regional NPR programs and college radio shows. His newest book, Nomadic Devotion: A Contemplative Inquiry into the Poetics of Place takes the reader on a seasonal journey throughout North America.
*There will be books and CD’s available for purchase at the show.