Our ‘song life’ belongs to us. It is not only the province of professional artists and musicians, but of every man, woman and child.  Just as birds are living their song life, so can we, each in our own unique way, free our singing spirit to soar.

-Michael Stillwater

If visiting for the first time, welcome!  These programs are opportunities for reawakening to your inner music and creative expression.  View trailers to our films, listen to music or browse through our different offerings.

“The fear of singing is a worldwide epidemic.
This exquisite film offers the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of the cure.”
-Nancy Salwen, Author, The Fear of Singing Breakthrough Program

For anyone ever asked ‘to leave the choir’- and also for those who never stopped singing- this film provides hope, inspiration and encouragement.  Beyond the Fear of Singing, a winner in four Film Festivals, is being seen in cinemas often followed by live singing, and is now available as DVD or for online viewing.

More Films in Series

You may also enjoy watching Shining Night and In Search of the Great Song, other award-winning films in the series created by Michael and Doris Laesser Stillwater.

Shining Night: A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen

a man, an island, and music that moves the world

“A heartening rarity”– Wall Street Journal

National Medal of Arts recipient, most performed composer of choral music in modern times, and beloved of listeners, singers and students from around the world, the music of Morten Lauridsen has touched millions of lives.  In the first feature-length documentary of his life and work, Shining Night brings the viewer into the heart of his inspiration.

In Search of the Great Song

Fifty voice.  Twelve countries. One question.

“Beatific” – CineSource Magazine

What is the Great Song?  This question was asked of scientists, indigenous elders, faith leaders, philosophers, authors, composers and artists-  with inspiring responses.  Filled with music, imagery and sounds of nature. together with innate wisdom, this film provides an authentic panorama of possibility as a common theme of hope echoes around the world.