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Couples Evening Retreat

  • Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center 303 Tunxis Road West Hartford, CT, 06107 United States (map)

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Couples Evening Retreat

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Marcie and Gordon Swift

Join us for a delightful ‘date night’ including a wealth of great pairings. Our first pairing, wine and cheese, will be offered before our delicious buffet meal of ‘surf & turf’ (second pairing). Our presenters for the evening are a great pair themselves, Marcie and Gordon Swift. They combine their talents and musical instruments, the harp and fiddle, to create beautiful music together. Marcie and Gordon will share great tales about how they met and how music later tightened the bonds between them. In addition, they will perform musical selections from their recently released CD entitled: The Heart is True. Together this married couple demonstrates the unifying, intimate power of music as refuge from a chaotic world.

Offering: $40 per person (includes wine & cheese and dinner)

Presenter Profile

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Marcie and Gordon Swift

Marcie, a psychologist and therapeutic musician, creates sanctuaries of sound that both heal and elevate. She brings her warmth and energy to concerts, retreats at Copper Beech Institute and Holy Family, assisted living centers and private homes.

After studying Western classical and South Indian classical violin, Gordon has played in bands ranging from jazz-rock fusion to reggae to country and western. He holds a doctorate in ethnomusicology from Wesleyan University and leads The Lost Acres String Band.

Earlier Event: May 3
Deaf Community Retreat
Later Event: May 12
Mother's Day Brunch