The ESSENCE and MAGIC of Classical Music…About Us
of Classical Music
A Journey to Prague, Vienna and Budapest
September 8th – 16th, 2018
Barry Goldstein’s musical experience spans many styles and genres from Co-Producing the Grammy Award winning track “69 Freedom special” with Les Paul for Best Rock Instrumental in 2005, to providing ambient music for Shirley Maclaine. Barry has composed and produced for Television, Film, Major record labels and Top Ten Recording artists. Barry reached the Billboard top ten albums on the New Age Charts with New York Times Best Selling Authors Neale Donald Walsch, Anita Moorjani and Dr. Daniel Amen. He has composed and produced music for authors, Gregg Braden, Dr. Joe Dispenza and Colette Baron Reid. In addition he recently received the Coalition of Visionary Resources Award(s) for Music of the Year and Best Personal Growth and Self help book.
Barry’s music is being used in hospitals, hospices, cancer centers, and medical practices. Barry is a keynote speaker for medical and new thought conferences bridging the science and spirituality of how music is being utilized to benefit the mind, body and spirit. His best selling book “The Secret Language of The Heart”” provides the latest scientific research on the benefits of sound, music, and vibration. It has received praise from pioneers in the medical field such as, Dr. Daniel G. Amen, Dr. Norman Shealy, Dr. Stephen Sinatra, Dr. Joe Dispenza, and Dr. James Oschman.
Franco Marini is a professor at the Daniels College of Business and works with the University of Denver on several educational experiential projects. He is the owner and director of Peak Empowerment, an organization committed to empowering individuals and organizations through exciting programs, activities and unique group challenges. www.peakempowerment.org He also created and operates Global Journeys Inc., a travel-based company providing personal and professional growth through specialized travel offerings. www.globalj.org . One of Marini’s strongest attributes is his ability and knowledge of how to empower human development as it impacts the enhancement of individual strengths and results of an organization. One of his primary focal points is working with the attributes and contributions of individuals and empowering each participant to effectively break through barriers to achieve a level of being their very best. Franco is also a certified Yoga instructor in the Sampoorna tradition, a ceremonialist, a wellness coach, a massage therapist, a drum-maker, and a consultant. He will be leading some of the sessions on this retreat. As director and president of Peak Empowerment for the past fifteen years, Franco has a distinguished record of providing quality training to thousands of individuals. Some of the clients he has worked with include: Phillips Petroleum, McREL, BP, Kaiser Permanente, Novartis, Intermountain Health, Colgate Palmolive, F.M.I., Daniels College of Business, the U.S. Air Force and Army, DeVry University, BNP Paribas, South Pole Expedition Team, Spectrum Health, Rocky Mountain Orthodontists, Castlewood Fire Department, Vital Yoga and others.
Kay LatchmanSingh is the main organizer and logistic expert of this retreat. Her background in international trade and finance and her attention to details will ensure that this will be a quality experience for all. Kay has been a follower and lover of classical music for many years and has done extensive research on classical masters and their contributions.
She is in communication with everyone who is a part of this program and makes sure that all aspects of this endeavor are synchronized. Kay is also in charge of participant wellness and takes care of everyone from the time they register until they are back home. Kay is the co-owner and vice-president of Global Journeys. She provides a wealth of experience in travel and cultural connections. Kay was born and educated in British Guyana, moved to the U.S. and has traveled and worked with people in many European countries, Russia, Egypt, South Africa, British West Indies, and Central America. Her knowledge and connections with various cultures is a wonderful asset as she works with and teaches a variety of people. Her vision of providing service to those in need and doing so in a celebratory way certainly is the foundation of this retreat. She is a Yoga Shiromani (teacher of yoga) in the Sampoorna tradition, and is a student of Sanskrit. She will be leading some of the Yoga sessions on this retreat. Kay’s Hindu practice, knowledge of the Vedic Traditions, experience leading Kirtan, amazing ability to prepare Indian cuisine and Yoga knowledge will be invaluable assets on this retreat.