2016 Universal Music Day
Friday, September 30, 2016 from 6:30 – 9:00 PM
“Building Community Through the Arts”
Fun and Fund raiser for the “I AM center for the Arts:
2015 Building Bridges Toward World Harmony
The Possibility of the 9th Annual Universal Music Day is the Possibility of Heart Song Awakened and Expressed!
Drum Roll Please~~~ The Honorary Chairperson for the 9th Annual Universal Music Day October 10, 2015
MAESTRO RON MODELL
Ron Modell Founded the Northern Illinois University Jazz Band. Ron played with all the Music Greats of that era!
Quincy Jones describes Ron Modell as an outstanding trumpet player — a superlative Musician and suggests that his proudest accomplishments would be his commitment to his work as an Educator.
He was First Chair in two symphony orchestras, played with the Music Greats like Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Clark Terry, Louie Bellson, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, Mario Bauza and Machito, “Pops”, Louis Armstrong, Doc Cheatham, Bobby Tucker, the arranger for Billie Holiday & Billy Eckstin, “Jake” Don Jacoby, Stan Kenton, and at his last concert at NIU Ron was honored by~~Duke Ellington.
Thank you Maestro for your decades of dedication to Music, Music-Making, Musicians and Music Education. We are so blessed by your presence as the Honorary Chairperson for Universal Music Day.
Our fervent desire is that over the coming decades Universal Music Day instills that same passion and LOVE of Music that you have offered the World!
Quincy Jones and UMD recommend Ron’s book “Loved Bein” Here With You”. Besides being a FUN read, it is packed with valuable information and wisdon!
The Events for the 9th Annual Universal Music Day start on the 18 September 2015 and the Grand Finale will take place on the 11 October 2015 from 2 to 4PM with VIP Meet and Greet until 5PM
PLEASE NOTE: this is SUNDAY
Program for 2015
Art Show: depicting MUSIC at UUClearwater.org Octagon Art Center with about 15 Artist. Opening 18 September 2015 from 7 to 9PM Music by Duo Vida — Abasi Ote and Teresa Arruza. Plus we will have our second Children’s Choice Awards – using a colored star system the children get to learn and discern different aspects of ART.
Carter G. Woodson African American Museum: Movie Night & Panel Discussion
October 7, 2015 from 7 to 9 PM. “Hidden Colors” a must see! Plus Panel Mr. Milton Howard, Jr. (Musician and Author of 8 books about the Power of Music) His business partner researcher and MD. Dr. Nicole Murray and Founder of Universal Music Day, Susan Patricia Golden
2nd Saturday Art Walk for October 10: for the second year in a row some of the Artist of St. Pete are showing Art works depicting Music and some will have live Music. So far: Craftsman House, Creative Clay/Good Folk Gallery, Lynn Merhige, The Clay Center to make a one note Ocarinas, Avenue 5 Art Studio have all agreed. Consider starting your holiday shopping early and support you local Artist. You gifts will send out the vibrational energy of the LOVE with which they were created to your loved ones home!
Instruments for Life Nathan Perez is collecting 100 instruments and 5 Music lessons to distribute to Music-making deprived children. GO NATHAN!!!
Concert and audience participation on October 11 2015 will be held in St. Petersburg. See Musician’s page for more information!
Look at the “Community Builders Awards” “Building Community through the Arts” and the “Citizen Extraordinaire Awards” for 2015. There are so many amazing people working so that ALL my Thrive it is hard to select. Know that the people receiving the awards will be accepting on your behalf if you too are contributing to support others in their greatness!
The Quantum Physics say:
“All the Universe is waves, particles and empty space.”
“Waves = Sound, Silence & Vibrations = Music
Particles = Color, Light, & Shapes = Art
We are Music and ART” SPG SEP 2008 SPG@UniversalMusicDay.org
Universal Music Day speaks to everyone and especially to the 80% of the population who only “wish” they made Music. Let us include everyone, from tone-deaf to pro in this glorious process and demonstrate the Power of Music-Making. Music is just too important to our health and well-being to leave only to the professional Musicians and Super-stars.
* Music-Making nourishes our souls.
* Music-Making helps us deal with the whole continuum of human emotions.
* Music-Making could lead to Peace, Love, Joy, Justice & Compassion.
* Music feeds our spirits!
* Music is our Universal Language
1.) Invite your friends to join you
2.) Make some MUSIC and maybe even a video.
3.) Title the video “A Song for Universal Music Day” by (your name or group).
4.) Put it up on YouTube or Vimeo.
5.) Send us an email. Let’s see how many people we can connect with MUSIC-Making!
6.) Please help us spread the word and get others involved!
Because YOU deserve to have YOUR voice!
YOU deserve to have YOUR heart’s song!
Your creative expression – Music, Art & Dance
* teaches you what you are passionate about
* inspires you to bring your special gifts to the World
Imagine 16,000 people putting a video online to celebrate Universal Music Day!
We could reach all of the billions of people in the world and affirm this important message! Dare to believe that together we can make a difference!
Let us know what you are creating for this special day! Email us at info@UniversalMusicDay.org
Make a donation to support “Instruments For Life” for 2015 and Music education in 2016 Through PayPal on the sidebar.
YOU are the only one who has the power to know and sing YOUR heart song!
WE DEDICATE UNIVERSAL MUSIC DAY TO THE MUSICIAN IN EACH OF US!!!
“Most people die with their music still in them.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
“Improvisation is not the expression of accident but rather of the accumulated yearnings, dreams, and wisdom of our very soul.” ~ Yehudi Menuhin
Just as Earth Day has created awareness for the importance of caring for the Earth; Universal Music Day creates awareness for the importance of Sound, Silence, Vibration–known as Music. Music surpasses all other means of teaching Listening & Communication Skills!
You want your children, parents, bosses, employees to LISTEN and truly HEAR you — make Music together!
Let us know your plans via our blog or email info@UniversalMusicDay.org so we can publicize your event.
Share your personal stories of your appreciation for the Musicians and Music Teachers who touched & inspired you.
Please send Thank You Notes to those who influenced you.
View the activities pages for other suggestions to create a wonderful and memorable Universal Music Day!
Speak Our Universal Language!
Hand painted on silk by Meg Soper Stallings August-September 2001