Rise Up & Sing!
All singers are welcome at either or both the weekly Monterey and Big Sur classes. Each spring and fall these Monday and Wednesday classes fold into 12-week seasons of the Wholehearted Chorus, culminating in two season concerts with the combined Big Sur & Monterey communities. New singers are welcome to drop-in at any time.
Spring Season of Wholehearted is January 9 – May 15, 2017. We are welcoming new members now!
Songs in these classes are learned by oral tradition and come from diverse traditions around the world.
These classes are offered by sliding-scale, sustaining donation – $10-20.
Schedule & Locations
Wednesdays in Big Sur – 5:30 – 7 pm
At the Big Sur Grange Hall
The Grange is located on the west side of Highway 1 just south of Ripplewood and the Big Sur Roadhouse. Heading south from Carmel, you’ll pass the Roadhouse then cross a very short bridge over Juan Higuera Creek. Take an immediate right onto the paved driveway and follow the pavement to the right to the Grange.
Songs of the Spirit
Songs of the Spirit is a drop-in class with a focus on sound meditations, chanting and songs with a healing & spiritual focus. Each class ends with a sound healing bath. Bring a blanket if you can. All voices are welcome.
Drop in: $10 or purchase a punchcard of 10 classes for $80.
Schedule & Location
Tuesdays in Carmel – 7 – 8:30 pm
At the Secret Garden in downtown Carmel
The Secret Garden is located behind Pilgrim’s Way Bookstore on Dolores St. between 5th and 6th. Enter through the Pilgrim’s Way Bookstore. See map below. There is ample free parking on the street. Please note we lock the door after class begins at 7pm. Don’t hesitate to call the number on the door if you arrive late and we’ll let you in.
Click on any item in the calendar for details.
Map to Evolution Studio in Pacific Grove:
Evolution Studio is located behind the Tin Cannery Mall with a street entrance on Sloat Avenue.
Despite it’s Oceanview street address it is not accessible from either Oceanview or from inside the mall. Street parking is available right outside on Sloat Ave. It is metered, however they don’t check the meters during our class times.
Free parking is also available in the Tin Cannery lot on Eardley Ave. Tell the attendant you are going to an event at Evolution and park in the far corner of the lot. Walk down the steps and Evolution’s entrance is across the street.
Map to The Secret Garden in Carmel:
Please give yourself time to find street parking.