The Heart-to-Heart Songbook
A CONCERT, putting music & poetry in spiritual conversation
An immersive concert offering powerful tools of awareness and connection to navigate through challenging moments.
Join us, and add them to your personal heart toolbox.
Experience this wondrous fusion of original music, writings, and communal singing designed to awaken joy and invite healing. Named the “golden-voiced singer” by The New York Times, Shira, and Susan P. Lax the author of A HEART’S LANDSCAPE, a top book pick by Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts have come together to offer The Heart-to-Heart Songbook.
Shira has taken Susan’s poetry from her heartwarming book, A HEART’S LANDSCAPE, and has set them to music, creating songs of deep connection. Paired with readings of Susan’s inspiring writing and heart-to-heart conversation, the program explores themes of hope, grief, and gratitude, making it one unique and powerful event. Blondie music director and guitar player Paul Carbonara will lead the band accompaniment.
Susan P. Lax
"Susan explores the gift of awareness and encourages the reader to really have an attentive heart"- Robin Roberts
Susan Lax earned a teaching degree in creative drama from the Kibbutzim College of Education,
Technology, and the Arts in Israel. Currently, Susan works as a spiritual counselor specializing in, but not limited to, those touched by illness, grief, and loving through death. She lectures and leads workshops on the topics of awareness and making room for joy. Susan is the author of the book A HEART’S LANDSCAPE,
which derived from her “Morning Inspiration,” an email newsletter released three times a week, and is a columnist with Patheos. In addition, she is the co-owner of Naot Footwear, a company that ethically manufactures handmade comfort shoes in Israel.
" ... Shira, possessed of a winning voice and an enigmatically expressive smile...."
Shira is an acclaimed Israeli-American singer-songwriter and Off-Broadway performer. Named the “golden- voiced singer” by The New York Times, Shira has recorded two albums, Till the Sun Comes and the new EP, Birds of a Feather.
She currently serves as the Artist-in-Residence at B'nai Jeshurun Synagogue in NYC.
Her song, Am I Beautiful, inspired by her friend's battle with stage 3 breast cancer, went viral, leading to demand for performances all over the U.S. and Europe playing music that unites people in joy and healing.