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David Hickey

December 6, 1967

Based in Ancaster, Ontario, Crystal Journey and David Hickey performs with Quartz Crystal Singing Bowls, 10-15 of them. Each produces a pure note or tone, the purest there is. They are accompanied by 2 Persian Santoor's and 8-12 Paiste Planet, Symphonic and Sound Creation Gongs. Every Gong features a strong fundamental note tuned to represent a natural harmonic series based on the orbital properties of the Sun, the Earth, the Moon and the other planets. It's like having a full orchestra.

Crystal Journey has been touring Canada and the US coast to coast for the past 15 years and has performed over 1100 shows. Crystal Journey has also released 9 CDs to date. I have played the Bowls and Gongs accompanied by various musicians as well as with the Winnipeg Chamber Orchestra in June of 2006.

As 2017 unfolds, I am looking forward to taking my music to ever increasing numbers, creating conscious awareness across Canada and the Globe with a message of unity and peace.

The intent of the performance is to create soothing, meditative and healing music. Each one of my performances is completely improvised, and unique. The music attracts a full range of listeners. My concerts are in two sets, each lasting about an hour in length.

My musical inspirations are, Jerry Garcia, The Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, George Harrison, Bob Marley, Miles Davis, and Frederick Chopin to name a few.

 
Mission Statement:

To create expansive and improvised music, to awaken consciousness and to provide a Cosmic Musical Journey into the Unknown.

Some notable performances include:

West Coast Tour Spring 2012. 35 shows in 60 day’s
Summerhill Winery Pyramid in Kelowna, BC-2009-10 and 2012
New Years Eve Sold out show of 300, Mt Mary, Ancaster, ON 2011

The Victoria Conservatory of Music, Victoria, BC-2009 and 2010
New Years Eve Hamilton Place Studio Theatre- Decemebr 2010
Norman Rothsein Theatre in Vancouver, BC-2009
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre In Whistler, BC - 2009
Spring 2009 US East Coast and Cross Canada Tour
Journey Through The Solar System Tour (17 Shows Ending At CBC) - 2008
The First Annual Crystal Journey Acres Performances - July And August 2008
San Francisco and Los Angeles Sound Healing Conferences - May 2008
The 2008 US Tour (Seattle to Buffalo) - April to June 2008
The Canadian Coast To Coast Tour - March to April 2008
Chinese New Year Celebration, Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario- February 2007
Glenn Gould CBC Studio(Sold Out Show), Toronto, Ontario April 2007
Hillside Festival, Guelph, Ontario- July 2007
Yoshadra Ashram, Kootney Lake, BC- August 2007
Whistler Summer Festival, Whistler, BC- August 2007
Havergal College, Toronto, Ontario- November 2007
Chinese New Year Celebration, Toronto, ON - Feb 2006
Tibetan Cultural Pagent, Centrepointe Theater in Ottawa, March 2006
Opening Performance for Alfa YaYa Diallo - Hamilton, ON - Feb 2006
Art of Living Centre, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar - Quebec City, QC - 2005
Addiction and Rehabilitation Clinic - Halifax, NS - 2005
Hospice Conference - Alliston, ON - 2005
Spring Tune Up, Hospice Conference - Hamilton, ON - 2004 & 2005
Wicca Fest - Honeywood, ON - 2004 & 2005
Bloorview Childrens Hospital - Toronto, ON - 2005
Raw Food Festival - London, ON - 2005
Water for Peace Festival - Southampton, ON - 2005
Red River Lodge Safe House - Winnipeg, MB - 2005
Whitefish Ojibway Community - Birch Island, ON - 2005
Circle of Friend Cancer Support Group - Thunderbay, ON - 2005
International Buskers Festival - Halifax, NS - 2004 & 2005
The Music Room - Halifax, Nova Scotia - 2005
Kaleidoscope Festival - Ottawa, ON - 2004
Hamilton Place Performing Arts Centre - Hamilton, ON - 2004

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