About The Teacher
Meredith Monk is a composer, singer, director/choreographer, filmmaker, and creator of new opera and music-theater works. In 1968, Ms. Monk founded The House, a company dedicated to an interdisciplinary approach to performance. In 1978, she formed Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble to further expand her musical textures and forms. A longtime Shambhala Buddhist practitioner, Monk is a member of the New York Shambhala sangha and a student of Acharya Pema Chodron.