Music. Beauty…and the Beast
July 31, 2012
Hosted by Terry Canady and Thom Schumacher
Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast. It also has the power to unleash the savage beast. The divide between these two sides of music can be quite dramatic. Controversy over the possible harmfulness of certain forms of music has raged for decades. Early on, those who held the view that rock music, for example, was harmful to mind and soul were treated as fanatics and their views were seldom taken seriously. Supporters declared that this music was innocent and harmless. Today, more and more people are awakening to the reality that some music can, indeed, be detrimental to your health…and to your soul’s wellbeing! Sound is creative. There is a Divine sound and tone that originates from the heart of God that is foundational in the creation of all things. Disruptive and discordant rhythms can distort this creation and upset the delicate spiritual balance within us. Beauty? Or beast? Join us on The Open Door as we explore the power of music as a dynamic universal force.
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Terry Canady and Thom Schumacher
Terry Canady, singer/songwriter, was raised in Des Moines, Iowa, and his performing and recording career has spanned nearly five decades. Recording a #1 hit record, “Mama Bear,” in Nashville, Tennessee in the early 1970s was the highlight of his career and eventually led to the creation of his own record and publishing company, Saint Adrian, through which he has produced a number of records and albums, most recently a patriotic CD titled “Give Me Liberty.” He continues to accept narration, commercial and voice-over work from his home in the beautiful Paradise Valley, just a few miles north of Yellowstone National Park.
Thom Schumacher is a copywriter, ex-seminarian, singer, percussionist, talker, plays a mean penny whistle, lyricist, RE broker and, most importantly, a student of the ascended masters. He has been gifted with an exceptional family, survived 3 marathons, navigated some very potent astrology (double Pisces!) and continuously juggles a myriad of creative challenges, not the least of which is hosting The OPEN DOOR. The threads that run through the crazy quilt of his life are love of God, Life, wife, family and gratitude for all the opportunities along the way to learn and grow.