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Piano Conversations is a series of theme-based performance art presentations used to launch conferences or serve as the backdrop for intimate gatherings centered on subjects that are often easiest to address through the arts. Often, the arts can name and evoke deeper places of reflection from which dialogue may occur naturally.
Stories and music written and composed by Maryliz Smith
- Epona: Through the true stories of equine leadership programs, you will step into the intelligent world of communication and guidance between human beings and horses.
- An Invitation: Based on David Whyte's Seven Elements, An Invitation takes the listener into the territory of the challenges innately bound in conversations that potentially change the lives of those involved.
- Repertoire for Dying: These true stories of individuals living with cancer describe the restorative act of returning to one's senses in the context of community.
- Listening Between the Worlds: How might your life be different if...? These true stories name the unexpected teachings that come through a variety of people and places. The music is based on improvisations by Maryliz's students.
Contemplative piano music, classical pieces and original compositions by Maryliz that match the hibernating instinct in the winter months.
Awakening to the senses of springtime with both classical pieces and original piano compositions by Maryliz.
For print copies of scores written by Maryliz, please use the form below to submit a request. You may also email me at [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Rates are available upon request.
Examples of Customized Performances
Music for transition and challenging times
Using performance art to create an environment and engage those gathered at site-specific events to transform the collective experience from despair to hope
Song of the Universe
Organ+ planetarium+narrative+ live streaming from NASA = wonder for our universe
Available in a customized package. Stories and music written for your needs and the needs of your organization. These pieces are also customized and available for conferences, with specific thematic material.
- An Invitation
- Repertoire for Dying
- Listening Between the Worlds