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Miami BK Meditation Center
Meet Ari Urban - violinist & dedicated meditator
Classically trained violinist and committed meditator Ari Urban discusses her dedication to healing herself and others through music and guided meditation programs. Ari Urban is a native of Miami , Florida who is a regular member of Miami’s acclaimed 21st century chamber orchestra , Nu Deco Ensemble. She is a distinguished violinist who has performed on stage with numerous world-renowned artists including Yo-Yo Ma, Wyclef Jean, Joshua Bell , and Andrea Bocelli. Ari is the co-founder of Music from my heart , a platform that utilizes the timeless power of music and meditation as a vehicle for healing and awakening one’s spirit. Meredith Porte is an independent Media Producer & Host who has worked at WLRN Public Television for over 35 years. She has also been a meditator for over 35 years & loves to share her personal experience of benefits from her meditation practice.
Ari Urban: Knight New Work 2020
Ari Urban is a Miami-based violinist, performer, composer and educator who has shared the stage with such greats as Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell and Ben Folds. She’s currently part of the Nu Deco Ensemble Ari's Knight New Work project, "The Art of Being Human," is a new personal type of concert experience at the intersection of classical music, sound healing and meditation that invites active participation from the audience. Learn more about Ari and the Knight New Work 2020 winners at https://kf.org/knw2020winners. Inspired by the resilience and creativity displayed by artists during the pandemic, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation launched Knight New Work 2020. The open call sought ideas from Miami artists to create new works that reimagine how the performing arts are created and experienced during the pandemic and beyond. The New Work program will invest up to $500,000 in total to support Miami artists to create their new works, with first-round winners each receiving grants of $10,000 to develop new concepts in dance, music or theater. Among the winners, a smaller group will be chosen next year to receive additional funding to fully produce and showcase their work for Miami audiences in 2021. Video produced by Kismet Creative Studio.
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REGENERATION by violinist Ari Urban and artist Sergio Gomez
REGENERATION. A 17 minute virtual improvised sound journey and visual meditation performance on the human experience; joy, loss, grief, letting go and rebirthing resilience within. The collaboration was a response to the current world crisis by violinist Arianne Urban and artist Sergio Gomez recorded remotely from Miami and Chicago. They invite you to join in a time of regenerative meditation and reflection. Arianne Urban is an international violinist, freelance musician and an active solo, chamber, and orchestral player. Instagram: @ariurbanmusic Sergio Gomez is a visual artist, curator, creative entrepreneur with international exposure and best known for his large scale figurative abstraction paintings. Instagram: @sergiogomezart
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