Deep Listening Institute, Ltd. fosters a unique approach to music, literature, art and meditation, and promotes innovation among artists and audience in creating, performing, recording and educating with a global perspective.
What is Deep Listening?
Deep Listening® is a philosophy and practice developed by Pauline Oliveros that distinguishes the difference between the involuntary nature of hearing and the voluntary selective nature of listening. The result of the practice cultivates appreciation of sounds on a heightened level, expanding the potential for connection and interaction with one’s environment, technology and performance with others in music and related arts.
The practice of Deep Listening provides a framework for artistic collaboration and musical improvisation and gives composers, performers, artists of other disciplines, and audiences new tools to explore and interact with environmental and instrumental sounds.
The Deep Listening Institute fosters creativity in artists of all ages and levels of artistic development by holding workshops, retreats, summer camps and after school programs; performing and publishing new work; and developing new performance technologies.
Books on Deep Listening:
Deep Listening: A Composer’s Handbook by Pauline Oliveros
Listening in Dreams by Ione
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