Life Changes Show, April 13, 2015
Life Changes with Filippo with Filippo Voltaggio and Mark Laisure
Emotional Wellness Technology Which Provides a Breakthrough Solution for Heroin, Meth, and Opiate Addiction Along With Community Healing with Guest Genie O’Malley and Musical Guests Marina Manukian and Gayane Simonyan on LIFE CHANGES.
Gayane Simonyan began playing the piano at the age of four. She earned a Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance from Tchaikovsky Specialized Music School and Master’s and Doctorate degrees with Honors in Piano Performance and Keyboard Collaborative Arts from the Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan, Armenia where she later became a faculty member. Her principle teachers has been Anaida Shahbasyan and Yuri Hayrapetyan. She has also studied with Hovhannes Parajanyan and Victor Rosenbaum at Longy School of Music in Cambridge MA. Gayane Simonyan has been featured as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist throughout the United States, Latvia, Russia and Armenia.
Her performances have been broadcasted on Armenian Radio and Television as well as on Watertown Cable TV in Watertown MA. Recognized for her musical sensitivity and exceptional ensemble, she is in high demand both as vocal coach and collaborator. Her collaboration with many renowned artists including Gohar Gasparyan, Haik Deinian, Hasmik Dishchekenian, Tiran Lokmagozian, Carol Babikyan has been enthusiastically received. She has played competitions, auditions, masterclasses. Recent performances in music festivals include the International Double Reed Society (IDRS) Annual Conference in University of Redlands. She also accompanied in Eleonor and Alice Schoenfeld studios. Currently Ms. Simonyan maintains a private piano Studio; she is on the faculty at Glendale Community College and organist at the Our Lady of Grace Church in Encino.
GUEST: GENIE O’MALLEY
Genie O’Malley, President and Founder of Drug Free Solution, Inc., pioneered an emotional wellness technology which provides a breakthrough solution for heroin, meth, and opiate addiction along with community healing. Genie has provided her technology to over 260,000 individuals worldwide since 1996. She is an award-winning author, one a handful of Wall Street women business owners and an avid and accomplished photographer who is presently working on an exhibition of her work featuring communities as they heal. Her emotional wellness technique provides solutions for an additional 48 conditions, ranging from PTSD and depression to weight loss and fatigue.
In 1997 the foundational theory for what would eventually grow into a publically traded company was formed. Under the guise of multiple market tests than ran over the past 18 years, we have now come to know this theory as the Living Breath Process housed within it’s mother company Drug Free Solution Inc. What began as a journey for founder and CEO Genie OMalley to uncover new solutions in the emotional wellness market has transformed itself into 109 core products that deal with a variety of emotional conditions including but not limited to PTSD, Depression, and Chronic Fatigue. Comprehensive training and education have been developed as part of a behavioral modification system that provides additional support for the Living Breath Process. The individual programs are unique to their specific market because their results can be achieved with complete discretion inside of a person’s own living environment.
We have witnessed the most profound change through our programming in the field of Addiction. Our Heroin, Opiate, and Methamphetamine programs were tested in Santa Cruz, CA with successful integration into a majority of the local drug court systems. The most profound change took place when Genie shut down one of the largest drug homes in the city while simultaneously ensuring that all 74 occupants became free from their addictions. Roughly 95% of those original 74 occupants are still clean today. These profound results could not be ignored, so it has become the company’s mission to provide discrete and humane healing from heroin, opiate, and methamphetamine addiction through at home programming.
The company continues to thrive today as it spreads its message to people of all ages, gender, race, and background that emotional wellness is not a choice but a right within us all.
Marina Manukian – violin / artistic director
At the age of 11, violinist Marina Manukian joined the Radio and Television Violin Ensemble of Armenia thus becoming the youngest professional musician in the former Soviet Union. She received her musical training from Georgi Ajemian, Alice Schoenfeld, Yehudi Menuhin, Sandor Vegh and Sidney Weiss. Marina has studied at the prestigious Mozarteum School of Music in Salzburg, Austria and is also a USC graduate with Highest Honors.
Since childhood, Marina has performed radio and television broadcasts, recordings, solos with orchestras, chamber music concerts and recitals. Her passionate artistry has been heard and embraced throughout Europe, former U.S.S.R. and the United States.
She is the winner of numerous music awards and prizes including the 1st prize for National Young Artist Competition, in former U.S.S.R., Aspen International Music Festival and Herb Alpert Music Award from A & M Records.
Marina has performed with such renowned artists as Mstislav Rostropovich, Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Valeri Giergiev, Kent Nagano, James Conlon, Lynn Harell, and others. The Los Angeles Times identifies Marina Manukian as “a violinist extraordinaire…whose virtuosity is exceeded only by her calmness and confidence, working through the intricacies with masterful grace and strength.”
Since 2006 Marina has been the Artistic Director and Concertmaster of The Enlightenment Chamber Music Series which presents concerts performed by the selection of expert chamber musicians, soloists and recording artists from around the world. In addition to her solo and chamber music performances Marina has recorded for over 700 television and motion picture scores working with numerous composers including John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, James Newton-Howard, James Horner, Alan Silvestri, Danny Elfman, Hans Zimmer and Michael Giacchino.
Come and join the conversation about what's going on and what we can do together about it, with it, and for it. We have the choice, we have the power. We can do magic if we just believe!
A show about the changes going on in us, to us, around us, and because of us. Therefore, it's technically a show about "Everything," only with a how to make it better, see it better, be better.
In the show, there is talk about, and with, people who have either been through major changes, are helping others with major changes, or people who are changing the world for the better in a major way.
The show is a one-hour talk show format with a monologue by the host, a 30 minute interview with a guest of note, capped by a "Producer's Wrap" segment, in which Filippo and Co-Host Mark Laisure, and sometimes surprise guests, bring it all home for the listeners in a sometimes humorous and sometimes touching, but always entertaining conversation.