As part of The Pixel Project’s Music For Pixels Summer Charity Concert, we talk to the music artists who have participated in the concert about why they are using their music to speak out and to say NO to violence against women.
Our sixth featured artist is Cecilia St. King. Since running from the falling towers of the WTC and discovering cancer in her throat 6 months later, Cecilia St. King, Peace Troubadour has been traveling from coast to coast, healing our world using the gift of Music. Translating the Ageless Wisdom teachings into song, her concerts effect social change. Her performance invigorates the mind, energizes the body, expands awareness, galvanizes the imagination, affirms the wisdom of the heart, reminds us of the Spirit within us all, and awakens us to new possibilities. Blending American roots music that merges rock, blues, folk, spirituals and a hint of jazz, her music is contemporary and upbeat and offers a powerful antidote to turmoil in our current times. Find out more about Cecilia via her website and follow her on Twitter.
The Music For Pixels Summer Charity Concert was held in support of the Celebrity Male Role Model Pixel Reveal campaign in benefit of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and The Pixel Project. Donate at just US$1 per pixel to reveal the mystery Celebrity Male Role Models and help raise US$1 million for the cause while raising awareness about the important role men and boys play in ending violence against women in their communities worldwide.
Donations begin at just US$1 and while the Music For Pixels Summer Charity Concert Indiegogo fundraiser is still running from June 5th to July 5th 2015, donors can donate to get exclusive music and artist goodies ranging from personal Skype concerts to treat bundles for the serious music lover.
My name is CeciIia St. King. I am a Peace Troubadour. I’ve been traveling around the United States for the past 15 years performing concerts for Peace: Inner Peace that is because that is where it all begins, in our homes, in our communities, in our hearts.
My heart is filled with gratitude knowing there are other light-workers helping to heal our planet. The Pixel Project brings together people who are being the change we wish to see in the world, so glad to be joining forces with them.
Why is ending violence against women important to you?
I know first hand the ravages of violence. I was raped twice as a young woman. It annihilated my life till I was able to forgive.
Violence against women is also violence against the inner most being of a man. What we do to one, we do to ourselves. When violence is perpetrated against a woman, it affects the perpetrator as well. It stays with them throughout their lifetime, through guilt, remorse, shame. When we shine the light on these atrocities we can begin our healing. We are at a turning point in our world, woman are rising above being considered as second-class citizens, feminine energy is being recognised for the soft power it brings to healing our world.
In your opinion how does music help in efforts to end violence against women?
“Where there is music there can be no harm.” Music eases the heart and brings peace to people. When music is played in the home, peace reigns, it opens our hearts and activates our brain like nothing else does.
What actions can music artists take to help end violence against women?
Sing, play and make a joyful noise.