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Saturday, April 1, 2017 | Master Class in Functional Singing with Donna Reid, Voice Teacher

Do you ever wonder why some days you can sing easily and other days you can’t? Or why you always seem to be stuck singing in a lower voice when you really want to hit those high notes? Whether you are someone who just loves singing in the shower, a voice student or professional vocalist, you can find out the answers to these questions by attending voice teacher Donna Reid’s “Master Class in Functional Singing” on April 1, 2017 at the American College of Orgonomy campus in Princeton, NJ from 4:00 PM to 6:00PM. $45 per person.

Ms. Reid will explain her approach in this master class about how the voice functions, with a focus on how emotional tension may affect it. The class will include live vocal demonstrations. Anyone interested in volunteering to work with Ms. Reid in front of the class as part of a demonstration should send an email to aco@orgonomy.org.

Ms. Reid maintains a private studio on the Upper West Side of Manhattan where she teaches musical theater performers and classical singers. She was on the faculty of The American Musical and Dramatic Academy for 19 years. She attended the School of Music at Northwestern University and sang professionally in Europe for nine years specializing in contemporary opera. She has performed in concerts and operas throughout Europe, appeared on Italian and German television, and has recorded various contemporary songs and operas. She was associate (and wife) to Cornelius L. Reid from 1994 until his death in 2008. Cornelius Reid was a noted singing teacher, author of five books on vocal pedagogy and the father of Functional Vocal Training. She assisted Mr. Reid in the numerous master classes he presented in the United States, Canada and Europe and acted as translator during those classes given in various cities in Germany and Austria. Ms. Reid teaches master classes in Germany in connection with MusikWerkstatt Darmstadt, a music school in Darmstadt (http://www.musik-unterricht.info) and she also teaches in Paris, France in association with Broadway in Paris (https://www.broadwayinparis.com).

The cost to attend the class is $45. Seating is limited, registration required. Call (732) 821-1144 or use the Register and Pay option below. Flyer  

 

 

Saturday, June 3, 2017 | Half Day Introductory Laboratory Course | ACO Campus, Princeton, NJ, 9:00AM to 1:00PM.

A half-day introductory laboratory course is offered to provide interested individuals, with or without scientific training, the opportunity to observe orgonomic phenomena through hands-on use of the microscope and other laboratory apparatus. The course will include the microscopic study of bions, the natural organization of protozoa from grass, and an introduction to the Reich Blood Test. Atmospheric orgone will be observed and measured thermically and electroscopically. The effects of the orgone energy accumulator will be observed and its principles demonstrated. Orgonomic principles of weather formation will also be discussed if time allows. 

The workshop is organized under the direction of Dee Apple, Ph.D. The teaching staff includes Drs. Dee Apple, Edward Chastka, Peter Crist and Raymond Mero as well as Mr. Steven Dunlap, and Mr. Jack Sargent. The fee for the course is $75.00. To request an application, please call (732) 821-1144 or email aco@orgonomy.org.

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Past Events

March 18, 2017 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: 28 Days
Presenters: Raymond Mero, D.O. & Susan Marcel, D.O.

February 4, 2017 - A Functional Look at Alcohol & Drug Addiction
Presenter: Edward Chastka, M.D.

December 3, 2016 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: Lincoln
Presenters: Susan Marcel, D.O. & Alberto Foglia, M.D.

October 1, 2016 - Reich & Freud Revisited: Conversations wtih Dr. Charles Konia

July 23, 2016 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: Race
Presenters: Susan Marcel, D.O. & Jackie Bosworth, M.D.

June 4, 2016 - Laboratory Open House

April 2, 2016 - Revolutionary Ideas in Biology
Presenter:
Alberto Foglia, M.D.

March 19, 2016 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: The Young Victoria
Presenters: Susan Marcel, D.O. & Raymond Mero, D.O.

February 6, 2016 - Balancing Work & Love
Presenter: Peter A. Crist, M.D.

November 7, 2015 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: Into the Woods
Presenters: Susan Marcel, D.O. & David Holbrook, M.D.

October 3, 2015 - What About Love?
Presenter: David Holbrook, M.D.

July 11, 2015 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: Danton
Presenter: Salvatore Iacobello, M.D.

June 6, 2015 - The French Revolution: An Example of the Emotional Plague
Presenters:
Alberto Foglia, M.D. and Virginia Whitener, Ph.D.

April 25, 2015 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: America, America
Presenter: Susan Marcel, D.O.

April 11, 2015 - "Armored Culture, Armored People"
Presenter:
Edward Chastka, M.D.

March 8, 2015 - Workshop on Work-Related Topics
Peter A. Crist, M.D.

March 7, 2015 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: To Kill A Mockingbird

Hosts: Philip Heller, M.D. and Susan Marcel, D.O.

January 31, 2015 - "Negotiating Work Politics"
Presenter:
Peter A. Crist, M.D.

November 15, 2014 - "On the Shoulders of a Giant: Fictional Conversations Between Sigmund Freud and Wilhelm Reich"
Written By:
Charles Konia, M.D.

October 11, 2014 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: The Art of Getting By

Hosts:
Dee Apple, Ph.D. and Susan Marcel, D.O.

September 27, 2014 - The Sexual Struggle of Youth
Presenter:
W.B. Apple, Ph.D.

July 19, 2014 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: Gravity
Hosts:
David Holbrook, M.D. and Susan Marcel, D.O.

May 31, 2014 - There Must be More to Life
Presenters:
Philip Heller, M.D. and Dale Rosin, D.O.
Discussion Moderator:
Peter A. Crist, M.D.

May 18, 2014 - Are You Satisfied with Your Work Relationships? - Small Group Discussion
Discussion Moderator:
Peter A. Crist, M.D.

April 26, 2014 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: Modern Times
Hosts:
Philip Heller, M.D. and Susan Marcel, D.O.

April 5, 2014 - Are You Satisfied with Your Work Relationships?
Presenter:
Peter A. Crist, M.D.

February 22, 2014 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film: Juno
Hosts
: Peter Crist, M.D. and Susan Marcel, D.O.

February 1, 2014 - Right from the Start: Pregnancy, Birth & Emotions
Presenters: Theodota Chasapi, M.D. and Susan Marcel, D.O.

November 10, 2013 - Conversations with an Orgonomist - Topic: Difficult People
Presenter: David Holbrook, M.D.

October 26, 2013 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film:
Chocolat
Hosts : Dee Apple, Ph.D. and Susan Marcel, D.O.

October 5, 2013 - Difficult People: Using Gut Feelings as a Guide in Relationships
Presenter:
David Holbrook, M.D.

July 20, 2013 - ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion
Film:
A Little Romance
Hosts : David Holbrook, M.D. and Susan Marcel, D.O.

June 1, 2013 - The Emotional Power of Music
Presenters:
Salvatore Iacobello, M.D. & Ms. Donna Reid, voice teacher and mezzo soprano

April 6, 2013 - Personal Relationships in the Digital Age
Presenters:
Virginia Whitener, Ph.D., Dee Apple, Ph.D. and Peter Crist, M.D.

March 9, 2013 - ACO Movie Night
Film:
The Artist
Hosts : Susan Marcel, D.O. and Raymond Mero, D.O.

February 2, 2013 - Are You Satisfied with Your Work Life?
Presenter:
Peter A. Crist, M.D.

November 16, 2012 - ACO Movie Night
Film:
The King's Speech
Hosts : Peter Crist, M.D. and Susan Marcel, D.O.

October 6, 2012 - Emotions Speak Louder Than Words
Presenter:
David Holbrook, M.D.

June 2, 2012 - Fathers: A Forgotten Natural Role
Presenter:
Peter A. Crist, M.D.

March 31, 2012 - Clearing the Air: Facts & Fictions about Marijuana
Presenter:
Richard Ryan, M.A. & Dee Apple, Ph.D.

February 4, 2012 - Medical Orgone Therapy for Children & Teens: Treating Emotional and Behavior Problems
Presenter:
Dale Rosin, D.O.

October 4, 2011 - Burned But Not Forgotten: U.S. Government Suppression of Wilhelm Reich's Work
Presenter:
Peter A. Crist, M.D.

May 25, 2011 - A New View of Society & How We Relate: What is Social Orgonomy?
Presenter:
Dee Apple, Ph.D.

April 2, 2011 - Are Children's Books Just for Kids?
Presenter:
Howard Chavis, M.D.

February 5, 2011- Is the Doctor Really In? Today's Doctor/Patient Relationship - Making Each Visit Count
Presenters:
Edward Chastka, M.D. & Peter A. Crist, M.D.

October 2, 2010 - The Roots of Love and Hate: From Conception to the First Days of Life
Presenter:
Theodota Chasapi, M.D.

June 5, 2010 - Armored Language
Presenter:
Dr. Dale Rosin

October 3, 2009 - Text, Phone or Talk?: Communication Confusion in Our Electronic Age
Presenter:
Dr. Peter A. Crist

June 6, 2009 - Children and the Emotional Plague: Inoculation, Antidotes and Protection for Children
Presenter:
Dee Apple, Ph.D

April 4, 2009 - The Crippling of Infants: Swaddling and Other "Well-intentioned Assaults"
Presenter:
Dr. Richard Schwartzman, D.O., with an introduction by Dee. Apple, Ph.D.

February 7, 2009 - Children of the Emotional Plague: Victims and Architects of Evil
Presenter:
Dee Apple, Ph.D.

October 7, 2008 - Social Forces That Impact Child & Adolescent Development
Presenter:
Dee Apple, Ph.D.

October 11, 2008 - repeat of Politics & The Emotional Plague: An Open Forum with Charles Konia, M.D.
Presenters:
Dr. Edward Chastka, Dr. Peter Crist, Dr. Charles Konia

October 4, 2008 - Politics & The Emotional Plague: An Open Forum with Charles Konia, M.D.
Presentes:
Dr. Edward Chastka, Dr. Peter Crist, Dr. Charles Konia

June 7, 2008 - The Faces of Evil: Example From History
Presenter:
Virginia Whitener, Ph.D.

April 5, 2008 - The Many Faces of Evil: Current Examples of the Emotional Plague
Presenter:
Dee Apple, Ph.D., Dr. Peter A. Crist, Virginia Whitener, Ph.D.

March 3, 2008 - What is the Emotional Plague? An Introduction (Repeat Presentation)
Presenter:
Dr. Peter A. Crist

February 2, 2008 - What is the Emotional Plague? An Introduction
Presenter:
Dr. Peter A. Crist

October 6, 2007 - Social Factors that Impact Child and Adolescent Development
Presenter:
Dee Apple, Ph.D

June 2, 2007 - No Man is An Island: The Individual & Society an Orgonomic Perspective
Presenter:
Virginia Whitener, Ph.D.

March 31, 2007 - More Principles of Relationships: A Mini Workshop (AM and PM Session)
Presenter:
Dr. Peter A. Crist

February 3, 2007 - BioEnergetic Principles of Love, Family, & Work Relationships
Presenter:
Dr. Peter A. Crist

December 2, 2006 - Social Orgonomy in the 21st Century
Presenter:
Dee Apple, Ph.D.

October 2, 2005 - Children of the Future - Conference - Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

 


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