Throat singer offers a healing journey

A special concert with internationally known throat singer Matthew Kocel is set for May 25 at the old Chilliwack Arts Centre.

A special concert with internationally known throat singer Matthew Kocel is set for May 25 at the old Arts Centre.

This concert is a unique healing sound journey, with Kocel’s style a unique blend of Tibetan/Tuvan throat singing and Euro-American overtone chant.

His guttural and purring vocal harmonics are combined with an array of unusual instruments – the harmonium, a set of Tibetan and crystal signing bowls, tuning forks, a conch shell and tingsha cymbals.

Matthew Kocel performs Friday, May 25, 7:30 pm at the old Chilliwack Arts Centre, 45899 Henderson.  Tickets $22 advance/$27 at the door (cash only at the door). Students with ID $10.  Advance tickets available at Amethyst Books & Essence, 8989 Young Road, 604-792-3730 or or

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