Louis, Souryadeep, and Joseph have committed themselves to the growth of contemporary music through diverse performance, commissioning, educational, and outreach activities. Uniqueness is embodied in the fact that Catalpa’s members are Composer/Performers whose innovative approaches to composition and improvisation has contributed a great deal, to the possibilities of individual creativity in the world of contemporary music.
Joseph Leone brings his wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of Creative Visualization or Meditation techniques; guiding participants to tap into and enhance their higher, creative, intuitive self. Joseph's approach includes a talk and discussion on the healing principals of music and interdisciplinary arts. Those who attend Catalpa's Workshop will be led through guided visualizations that will inspire one's purpose and creative expression. As a musician, Joseph will also share his process of composition.