As I reflect on these lyrics to a fairly well-known Gospel song by William McDowell, I can't help but remember what I thought it meant years ago. I thought that God's presence was just a feeling. But now I have gotten revelation that it is far more than a feeling.
Over this summer I have had that absolute privilege to study Hindustani Indian Classical music with composer and Fulbright-Nehru recipient Reena Esmail and Classical and light Indian singer Saili Oak-Kalyanpur. The summer intensive is a three hour session each week for six weeks that aims to bridge some of the gap between Western Classical music and Hindustani … Continue reading The California Experience 1