Please join MusiCares, Emmy Award winning producer, Richard "Wolfie" Wolf and guest panelist, GRAMMY-nominated, Justin Boreta of Glitch Mob, for the first in our series of workshops on Meditation and Mindfulness. We will discuss the benefits of mindfulness and explore various practices of meditation that can enhance the wellbeing of the music community. Each webinar will conclude with a 10-minute guided meditation.
Meet Our Panelists:
RICHARD "WOLFIE" WOLF
Emmy Award-winning composer, multi-Platinum-selling music producer and author Richard “Wolfie” Wolf has worked on projects with Prince, Bell Biv DeVoe, Freddie Mercury, MC Lyte, and Coolio, as well as hundreds of TV and film soundtracks including NCIS, Bojack Horseman, Oprah and the NFL. Wolf started practicing Zen meditation as a teen and his class at USC on the harmonies between Music & Mindfulness is the first on a university level to demonstrate how the different practices can interact and strengthen each other. His book “In Tune: Music As The Bridge To Mindfulness” was written up in The New Yorker -which called it “a manual for achieving calm in a tumultuous world ” - Parade, Mindful Magazine, Spirituality & Health and others, and is the basis for the podcast “Wolf In Tune”.
Many music fans know Justin Boreta as a member of The Glitch Mob, a beat-driven electronic group that has been touring around the world for more than a decade, playing at festivals including: Coachella, Burning Man, Lollapolooza, Reading & Leeds and Bonnaroo. The Glitch Mob have released three albums and three EP's together as well as official remixes for Daft Punk, The Prodigy, Odesza, Metallica, and TV on the Radio and more. Boreta has collaborated with the spiritual teacher Ram Dass and Alan Watts on guided meditations. His ambient project Superposition (alongside Matthew Davis) was recently nominated for a 2021 Grammy for Best New Age Album.