Kennedy Verrett is an innovative composer/musician/music educator whose compositional vocabulary blends an array of genres and philosophy, creating an authentic musical experience. Kennedy has composed for film and television and has performed with ensembles nationally. As a performer he specialises in piano and an assortment of world music instruments, including didjeridu and duduk and can be heard on various soundtrack recordings.
Warren Brush is a global resilience design consultant, educator, lecturer, and storyteller. He has worked for over 30 years in acroecological education and regenerative system design for communities, organizations, households, farms, and conservation properties worldwide. He is co-founder of Quail Springs Permaculture, Wilderness Youth Project, True Nature Design Consulting and is an advising founder for the Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya.
Hiroko Tamano is a master teacher and performer of Butoh having worked closely in Japan, from a young age, with Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of Butoh. In 1979. Hiroko and her husband Koichi, Hijikata’s premiere solo dancer, moved to Berkeley, California and formed Harupin-Ha Company, who have performed in venues around the world.