Elaine Bearer Composer of "Torsos", music for the Globalheart ballet "Suspended", Elaine L. Bearer began writing music as a child and studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris while still in her teens. Graduate of The Manhattan School of Music with a Master's from NYU, she is now a tenured professor at Brown University in Providence, RI. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including from Meet the Composer, NEA, and Contemporary Composers, Inc. Her music is performed frequently in New England, across the U.S., and in Europe, Israel and Japan. She is published by Hildegard Publishing Co, Bryn Mar, PA and commercial recordings are available from Albany Records and CRI. Scores can be obtained by contacting her at : Elaine_Bearer@BRown.edu.

Barry Brown Composer of music for Globalheart Installation at the Virginia Lynch Gallery and United Congregational Church of Little Compton, RI. Barry Brown is a guitarist who plays everything from finger-style country blues and ragtime instrumentals to Brazilian sambas and melodies from the Middle East. For Barry, music is a natural extension of the emotional and spiritual terrain that informs his moment-to-moment awareness. Contact him at: 401 245-8443

Lauri Burke Composer of "Turning, Turning, Turning", song with flute and piano for The Globalheart Project. Lauri Burke is a poet and musician. She has been a librarian at the Barrington Public Library in Barrington, RI for nearly thirty years where she is involved in creating the library's cultural programs.

Colleen Cavanaugh Choreographer of "Suspended", a ballet created for the Globalheart Project, Colleen Cavanaugh danced professionally in New York and Europe before returning to her native Rhode Island to complete a medical degree from Brown University. She choreographed for and directed Cadence Dance Project for four years and is now an independent choreographer, making ballets for regional companies and college dance programs. Cavanaugh received a Rhode Island State Council on the Arts fellowship in choreography as well as several project grants. Two of her ballets were selected and presented by Ballet Builders in New York City, a showcase for contemporary ballet. Her choreography has been presented in New England, New York and Europe. Colleen is also a practicing Obstetrician/Gynecologist and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Brown University School of Medicine.

Chee-Heng Yeong A major collaborator,Chee-Heng Yeong has photographed my work for twenty years, allowing it to go beyond the walls of my studio, into the world via slides for lectures, announcements, postcards, calendars, books, newsmedia, video and cyberspace.Special thanks for the design of this website.

Also special thanks to David Niles, web master for this site.