Every 2nd Sunday of the month, our Umbrella Studio swells with improvised movement and music. A live soundscape for dancing is provided by a local musician. Dance and music dialogue together. All dance levels and styles are welcome!
2nd Sunday Music & Movement Jam with John Sprague
John Sprague, Jr. is a composer, recording artist, and multi-instrumental improvisational musician, who specializes in music for movement, dance, and contemplation. As a dance musician he works for the Five College Dance Department in Amherst, MA and performs in improvisational settings around New England. As a musician for listening and contemplation, John has performed at festivals, cafes, yoga centers, conferences, and weddings around the New England region for over 30 years, with a special focus on celebrations and contemplative settings. He has released five albums of original music. His 2002 CD release, Moving Spaces, was nominated by JPFolks, a large independent music organization, for best instrumental album of the year, and one of the pieces on the album “Early Sun” won 3rd prize for best instrumental piece of the year.