Press Release – March 8, 2019
A note from Michelle….
In honor of International Woman’s Day, I would like to officially announce my newest partnership! Now booking special events, private & group Sound Journeys sessions directly through The Four Seasons NY Downtown (646)-880-1990. Looking forward to seeing you soon at this treasured haven of wellness!
February 14 – March 8, 2020
With Rhiannon, TBA
July 1 – 9, 2020
“Song of Place”, ALL THE WAY IN VOCAL MASTERY – with Rhiannon
October 3 -11, 2020
“Collaboration & Performance”, ALL THE WAY IN VOCAL MASTERY – with Rhiannon
December 17 – 29, 2019
TURKS & CAICOS, BRITISH WEST INDIES
November 1 -20, 2019
Pilgrimage down the Nile River to multiple cities working with fellow Sound Practitioners, indigenous healers, shamans, and a world-renowned Egyptologist. Musical collaborations with fellow Alchemy Crystal Singing bowl artists playing in the sacred and mystical spaces of the Pyramids and ancient ruins
September 4, 2019
NEW YORK, NY
V.I.P. Event for Fashion week! The Four Seasons NY Downtown in conjunction with SOHO House. Facilitating private Sound Journey experience
August 18 – 28, 2019
RHINEBECK, NEW YORK
“Circlesongs” with Bobby McFerrin
July 1 – 5, 2019
2019 INTERNATIONAL GONG SUMMIT
The first time in America, a pioneering assembly of international and national presenters who are both shaping and driving today’s Gong culture. A dialogue for future generations will be set into motion, unifying a collective voice and intention for this remarkable instrument.
June 19, 2019
NEW YORK, NY
DAMAST & KERR in CONCERT
An evening of Contemporary Dance by choreographers Deborah Damast and Micheal Kerr. Michelle Pirret will be debuting an original musical composition as a prelude to “Salto di Fede” performed by DanceKerr & Dancers.
Tickets: $25.00 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
7PM Ailey Citigroup Theater. 405 West 55th Street, New York, NY
June 8, 2019
NEW YORK, NY
GLOBAL WELLNESS DAY presented by The Four Seasons New York Downtown showcasing it’s Resident Healers. Amongst the special offerings of this 90-minute event, Michelle Pirret will be facilitating a group Sound Journey for participants to relax, align, and infuse the senses with her signature blend of Sonic Alchemy.
Time: 9:00 – 11:00AM at The Four Seasons Downtown. 27 Barclay Street.
All profits will be donated to Global Green USA in celebration of this event worldwide.
May 29 – June 5, 2019
TURKS & CAICOS, BRITISH WEST INDIES
May 9, 2019
MEDIUM.COM – PRESS RELEASE
Coverage by Tony Bowles
April 26, 2019
USA TODAY “10 BEST” – PRESS RELEASE. The Four Seasons NY Downtown is cited amongst “the top next level luxury wellness experiences in America”. The article makes note of the four female Practitioners comprising the Resident Healers Program – each bringing a completely new and unique offering to the Spa experience. Coverage by Wendy O’Dea
April 24 – May 16, 2019
TURKS & CAICOS, BRITISH WEST INDIES
March 25, 2019
FORBES – PRESS RELEASE. The Four Seasons NY Downtown Spa is included amongst the top 5 “Bombshell Destinations for Beauty in New York City”. Nice mention of the innovative Resident Healers Program (and the offerings of their 4 unique Practitioners). Coverage by Shivvani Vora
- February 10, 2019Hello my friends!
New York, NY
The arrival of 2019 has me deep in the process of writing, collaborating and recording new studio projects. Thank you so much for your patience and many requests to purchase my new material. I'm working hard to create something really special for you all. Please check back for progress reports. Until then...big hugs and loads of love!
- December 5, 2018New York, NY
PROJECT LIBERATION, Benefit Empowering Women
Solo Music Performance by Michelle Pirret
A festive evening of live performances, delectable food and cocktails, and an opportunity for pre-holiday shopping of curated goods exclusively crafted solely by female artisans and designers from across the globe. International vendors are all women-owned businesses representing India, the Maasai tribe in Kenya, Spain and many more.
Proceeds will benefit women currently in and facing incarceration as well as those re-integrating back into society after serving prison terms. Resources will provide the opportunity to offer a fusion of life coaching, arts based intervention, alternative wellness and healing modalities to nurture a solid foundation empowering a law abiding life to culturally and demographically diverse women.
Performance also by Burgandy Williams, soul-diva and TV star of "The X-Factor"
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Coco-Mat Soho at 49 Mercer Street
- November 10, 2018GARRISON, NEW YORK
NEW YORK ZEN CENTER FOR CONTEMPLATIVE CARE in partnership with THE GARRISON INSTITUTE presents The Fourth Biennial Contemplative Care Symposium "Building A Community of Care".
7:30PM Solo Music Concert by Michelle Pirret
A four day gathering on the Hudson River of hundreds of physicians, therapists, social workers, chaplains, nurses, professional caregivers, community leaders, innovators, researchers, healthcare advocates and volunteers from around the country to explore relationship-centered care to support critical life transitions.
THE GARRISON INSTITUTE. Route 9D at Glenclyffe, Garrison, NY
- October 27, 2018NEW YORK, NY
REimagine NYC Festival presents "Exploring the Energetics of Death and Grief with Jeanne Denney".
Michelle Pirret will play a Sonic Journey accompaniment on her orchestra of Alchemy Crystal singing bowls
1:00 - 5:00PM Workshop
Tickets: $50.00. Registration required
The Bhakti Center. 25 First Avenue, New York, NY
Link to Festival is: https://letsreimagine.org
- October 10, 2018NEW YORK, NY
NEW YORK ZEN CENTER FOR CONTEMPLATIVE CARE Gala Benefit presents "An Evening of Transformation".
Solo music performance by Michelle Pirret
Readings by designer Donna Karan, actor Anthony Edwards, author Padraig O'Tuama and a performance by The Buglisi Dance Theatre.
In the spirit of exploring what it means to care, come share in an elegant - yet informal evening of music, dance, delectable cuisine, dynamic live and silent auctions, and aspiration that will enliven the mind and vivify the spirit.
Benefit tickets: $350 (single) to $10,000 (Table of 8)
6-9PM at Stephan Weiss Studio, 711 Greenwich Street, NYC
- July 27, 2018PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Music video shoot on location with Director/Cinematographer Leos Brabec
- July 13, 2018 – July 14, 2018RAVELLO, ITALY
Music video shoot on location with Director/Cinematographer Pietro Cantarella
- July 1, 2018 – August 18, 2018EUROPEAN TOUR
Curated performances, private and group sessions
ITALY: Rome; San Felice Circeo; Ravello
CZECH REPUBLIC: Prague
- June 13, 2018 – June 30, 2018GRINDELWALD, SWITZERLAND
TAMA-DO ACADEMY. In the Swiss Alps with Fabien Maman and Terres Unsoeld
- June 11, 2018GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
- June 4, 2018PORABKA, POLAND
Recording independent project with Tom Soltron at TONE OF LIFE STUDIOS
- May 25, 2018 – June 3, 2018PORABKA, POLAND
TONE OF LIFE. Gong Master Intensive with Tom Soltron, Abbey Delsol and Esteban Valdivia
- April 27, 2018TURKS and CAICOS, BRITISH WEST INDIES
THE PALMS RESORT & SPA. "Springtime Harmonics" Vocal/Guitar duo with Gordon Lightbourn.
7PM @ Parallel 23. Reservations suggested.
- March 11, 2018 – March 18, 2018TURKS and CAICOS, BRITISH WEST INDIES
RETREAT YOGA AND WELLNESS STUDIO presents "Sound Journey with Michelle Pirret"
Sundays only 3/11 and 3/18 @ 1:00PM - 2:15PM
- February 23, 2018 – March 4, 2018TURKS and CAICOS, BRITISH WEST INDIES
Educational Outreach: Children ages 5 - 12
PROVO CHILDREN'S HOME (2/23 & 3/4/18)
PROVO PRIMARY SCHOOL(3/2/18)
- February 11, 2018 – March 18, 2018TURKS and CAICOS, BRITISH WEST INDIES
THE PALMS RESORT AND SPA presents Artist-in-residence, Michelle Pirret for "A Valentine Week of Love".
"An Evening of Romance". Michelle Pirret sings jazz standards, ballads and pop classics with her trio of David Bowen (bass/percussion) and Dave Davids (drums) at the resort's highly acclaimed fine-dining experience.
PARALLEL 23 from 6:30 - 10PM. Reservations required.
"Music For The Soul" Sound Meditation Concert. Let Michelle Pirret transport you to another realm with the sound of her voice accompanied by Alchemy Crystal Singing bowls, indigenous percussion and a magical trio of symphonic gongs.
THE PALMS SPA at 7PM. Tickets $50.00
February 16 - 17:
Sound Meditation Group and Private Sessions.
THE PALMS SPA, by appointment.
- January 6, 2018TURKS and CAICOS, BRITISH WEST INDIES
KARANA MEDITATION CENTER presents “A New Year’s Solo Concert with Michelle Pirret”. Special guest, David Bowen (bass/percussion)
Time: 6-PM Sharp. Reception to follow.
The Penthouse at Villa Esencia, Long Bay
- November 21, 2017SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
- November 3, 2017 – November 5, 2017MOUNT KISCO, NEW YORK
Private event."Leadership in Business" retreat weekend. Facilitator of “Sound Journeys” Meditation.
- October 22, 2017NEW YORK, NY
THE NY OPEN CENTER presents “The Art of Improvisation with Silvia Nakkach”. Guest vocalist & instrumentalist for closing Sound Meditation
The Integrative Sound and Music Institute, 22 East 30th Street
- October 21, 2017GARRISON, NEW YORK
NY ZEN CENTER FOR CONTEMPLATIVE CARE presents “Courage and Joy in Caregiving 2017 Retreat”
7:30PM Solo Music Concert
The Garrison Institute. Route 9D @ Glenclyffe, Garrison, NY.
- October 14, 2017 – October 15, 2017NEW YORK, NY
THE NY OPEN CENTER presents the “The Art of of Dying Conference 6: Spiritual, Scientific & Practical Approaches To Living & Dying”
Michelle Pirret performing musical Sound Meditation:
10/14 at 1:45PM – with speakers Henry Fersko-Weiss; Cynda Rushton; Peter Fenwick
10/15 at 4:45PM – Closing ritual with Founder, Ralph White and Catharine DeLong (harp)
The New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue at 34th Street
(Live streamed video webcast, artofdying.org)
- September 27, 2017 – September 30, 2017LAGUNITAS, CALIFORNIA
MAGIC COTTAGE STUDIOS. Recording with Producer, Todd Boston. Shooting music video with Director/Cinematographer, Andrea Boston.
- September 26, 2017SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
THE GLOBE INSTITUTE, Studio Recording session with Producer/Engineer David Gibson
- September 22, 2017SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
SOULFUL TRIBE YOGA FESTIVAL. Performance collaboration with Lisa "Gongster" Lippincott.
7PM Evening Sound Meditation Concert. Michelle Pirret on Alchemy Crystal Singing Bowls; Gongs; Vocals
- September 8, 2017NEW YORK, NY“An Evening of Trio Improvisation” with Marie Seuthe (cello), Nadine Mitake (piano), Michelle Pirret (Vocals, Alchemy Crystal Singing Bowls, percussion).Private House Concert, by invitation only.
- September 3, 2017BELLOWS FALLS, VERMONT
“Your Rhythm, Your Life" with Glen Velez, Loire Cotler, Eugene Friesen and Friends.
Stone Church Center, 12 Church Street. Bellows Falls, VT