Michael Stillwater’s Key Accomplishments Include . . .
Michael Stillwater uses music for healing. An author, educator, award-winning songwriter and recording artist, his music spans genres and defies classification while weaving personal insights with universal principles. From his experience with terminally ill patients and their families, the acclaimed book and recording, Graceful Passages: A Companion For Living and Dying was created to meet the spiritual issues of mortality in a respectful, aesthetic way. For this work he and co-author, Emmy-award winning film composer Gary Malkin, received the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Award for End of Life Service in 2005.
A pioneer in the fields of contemporary chant and intuitive song, Michael Stillwater facilitates collaborative artistic programs in schools and spiritual centers. Michael Stillwater’s intuitive recording artistry, provides a unique artistic way for people to feel witnessed, recognized and supported at an essential level. His SongCircle format allows more people to receive this gift while experiencing empathic connection with others. Michael Stillwater also offers ways for anyone to cultivate their own intuitive expression.
An interfaith minister and contemplative retreat leader, Michael Stillwater is an inspiring keynote speaker and performer serving healthcare and faith communities, addressing integrative acceptance, coresong reconnecting and cultivating presence.
Michael Stillwater’s presentation combines powerful speaking with live music and compelling audio-visuals. Engaging audiences across America and Europe, Michael Stillwater’s presence, words and original music re-affirm the innate connection between inner dreams and professional purpose. Weaving soul and wit, humor and heart, he meets listeners with respect and leaves them uplifted and inspired.
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Together with his wife Doris, a contemplative psychotherapist, Michael Stillwater leads retreats in America and Europe, providing support for in-depth contemplation, personal growth and healing release.
Michael Stillwater is also a writer, playwright, humorist, graphic designer, and photographer. He shares his time between Switzerland and America.