Devotional Chant: An Interfaith Festival


Atmarama Dasa

Atmarama Dasa is devotional singer and composer of sacred music. For the past 25 years he has been residing in Vrindavan, India, the holy dham of Lord Krishna. His unique style and sincere desire to share his spiritual understanding creates an atmosphere of profound spiritual vibration. Through his ecstatic kirtan everyone can relish the mood of transcendental joy and bliss. His CDs include On the way to Krishna, Radha Govinda, and many others.

Siamak Nasr

Siamak Nasr is an Iranian Sitar, player, singer, music composer and instructor residing in Canada. He has studied music and singing under instructions of many important music masters in Iran and India. In 2009, Siamak formed a music group called 'Sufi – Yogi' that is inspired by Persian classical music and Indian (Bajan). He is presently writing an extensive instructional book in French-English on playing the Sitar technique.

Robert Micha'el Esformes

Robert Micha'el Esformes, ordained as Hazzan (Cantor) by the venerable Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi in the lineage of Jewish Renewal, has served as prayer leader, concert performer, counselor, educator and teacher of meditation for many years. He has performed and taught at congregations, retreat centers, concert venues and colleges throughout the US, and his international engagements have taken him (on four occasions) as far across the globe as Australia and New Zealand. Micha’el brings to his teaching and performing not only a rich voice and soulful presence, but broad experience in the mystical path and a love of ecumenical conversation.

Bishop Trevor Williamson

Bishop Trevor Williamson presently serves as the Founding and Senior Pastor of the Trinity Full Baptist Church in Nassau, Bahamas.