The Symposium will feature three sessions, each combining a discussion and musical selection to reflect the three Desert Chorale Summer Festival programs. Panelist and topic selections are in progress and will engage a wide swath of the Santa Fe community. Each panel will be followed by a 20-minute musical selection from the respective program (see below). All 24 Desert Chorale singers and many of our guest artists for the Summer Festival will be performing throughout the day, accompanied by program commentary from Artistic Director Joshua Habermann.
10-11:15 am–Pilgrimage: Songs of the Mediterranean Basin Panel and Performance
11:20 am-12:35 pm–Mystics & Mavericks Panel and Performance
12:35-1:45 pm–Lunch from Walter Burke Catering
1:45-3 pm–The Sounding Sea Panel and Performance
Topics and Panelists:
- Unity and Peacebuilding through the Arts (related to Pilgrimage)
– Fattah Abbou, SFDC Guest Artist and Tamazight musician from Morocco
– Susan Brown, Director of Finance & Human Resources, International Folk Art Market
– Magdalena Karlick, M.A., LPCC, ATR-BC, Art Director, Tomorrow’s Women
- Pioneering Women and their Creative Processes (related to Mystics & Mavericks)
– Facilitated by Katrina Latka, Curator of Education and Interpretation, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
– Barbara Bentree, Award-winning filmmaker and musician
– Jocelyn Hagen, SFDC Composer-in-Residence
– Estella Loretto, Internationally Renowned Native American Sculptor
- Water Conservation and Community Resilience in New Mexico (related to The Sounding Sea)
– Morika Vorenberg Hensley, Associate Executive Director of The Santa Fe Watershed Association
– Patricia Quintana, Owner/Operator of Rancho La Fina Lamb and Wool and De La Tierra Consulting LLCAdditional Panelists forthcoming. Topics are subject to change.
Capacity is limited, and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Masks will be required.