Certified Music Practitioners (CMP)
- Music for Healing and Transition Program
The Collecting Consort... a musical fixture of Michigan. They have performed at countless art shows and music festivals.Their recordings have brought peace and solace to many. Here, you will find a unique integration of old world styles such as Celtic folk mixed with new age sound innovation and an emphasis on spiritual therapeutic vibration... a hallmark of Gary and Anne Wakenhut.
The Collecting Consort
- Gary & Anne Wakenhut
Gary and Anne Wakenhut... produced a total of 15 albums spanning years of composing and covering instrumental arrangemnts ...highlighting various themes.
It all started with their first, "Frienship A Gift" which features the standout opening track "Scarborough Fair".
The "Collection" continued with nature songs such as "Foggy Dew" from the album "The Earth's Essence",
Found also within this versitile collection is four of their Christmas themed albums... such as the more recent,
"The Midnight Clear", containing a strikingly intense and elegant version of "Coventry Carol"
"Their most recent album to date, "A Peaceful Place" explores the artistc endeavor of improvisation with free flowing pieces weaving a musical "Peaceful Journey".