Heart Sounds International (HSI) is a ministry of OM Arts that focuses on encouraging indigenous worship around the world. The goal of this project is to empower musicians to compose traditional Breton music which they can then perform in private living room concerts, street performance, or other settings. This workshop take place during a big, Interceltic music festival that takes place each year. The hope is that these songs will be an avenue for clearly and relevantly presenting the Gospel.
The HSI team will work with participants as they compose and prepare for living room concerts and other events. Brittany is one of the regions of France with the fewest churches per capita, and the county we will be working in is no exception: around one church for every 60,000 people! Druidic and Roman Catholic tradition still have a stronghold, and postmodernist values are held in high esteem. Our goal is to reach the population and speak to their hearts in a way they will understand, using culturally relevant music as a key to unlock Biblical truths and reveal the message of hope that we have in Jesus Christ!