Chloë Goodchild in conversation with voice teacher Jill Purce, discussing compassion, sonorous community and the power of the voice.
The VOCE Dialogues offer a simple, accessible in-depth ground for poets, authors, musicians, visual artists, and visionary teachers to share and disseminate their insights about the transformative practice of contemplative, creative and compassionate communication.
Jill Purce is recognized internationally as the pioneer of both the sound & the ancestral healing movements. In the 1970’s she introduced the teaching of overtone chanting throughout the world & the spiritual potential of the voice for healing & meditation. In the early ‘70’s she lived & worked with German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen exploring the spiritual dimension of music. She learned overtone chanting in the Himalayas with the chant master of the Gyutö Tibetan Monastery. Jill practiced Dzogchen since 1978 with, Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche. In the last 40 years she pioneered her workshops, Healing Voice & Healing the Family and Ancestors, the latter a unique combination of Family constellations, chant & ceremony. Author of The Mystic Spiral: Journey of the Soul. Her recordings include Overtone Chanting Meditations and The Healing Voice. She lives in London with her husband, Rupert Sheldrake and their two sons, musician Cosmo and ecologist Merlin.
Chloë Goodchild is an international singer, innovatory educator, author and founder of The Naked Voice (1990) and its UK Charitable Foundation (2004), dedicated to the realization of compassionate communication in all realms of human life. Deafness in childhood catalysed Chloë’s deep encounter with her inner self, and began a lifetime’s experiential research into the voice as a catalyst for personal evolution and global transformation.