A Charitable Seminar
Interpersonal Skills in Art
Culture & communication through music & opera
Beyond Hearing™ is an immersive, culture-building seminar that blends important concepts of communication with music and art. Opera, language, and the tone of human voice cultivate the skill of empathy, and as such, they provide insight into the human condition. Through listening and feeling, this seminar approaches interpersonal skills in a way that empowers the workforce to better convey humanity in their workplaces.
Featuring artists from the rosters of leading opera houses including:
An entrepreneur at heart, Jay Colwell has enjoyed a novel career full of creativity and variety. As a certified coach and speaker, he has worked with leadership from Fortune 500 companies with an emphasis on high performance executive coaching, burnout and stress-management. He has provided these professional services to talent from various sectors including physicians and attorneys, as well as individuals from corporations including Amazon, Cisco, Seek Thermal, The Superior Court of Orange County, Everett Dorey, Coast Radiology, Valley Children’s Hospital, and others.
In his private practice, Jay has served music and the classical singing industry life-long. He has coached Grammy award-winning and nominated artists, and his studio maintains a roster of artists from the world's leading opera houses including The Metropolitan Opera, LA Opera, Bayerische Opera, The Royal Opera House, San Francisco Opera, and others. He holds degrees in Vocal Performance and national recognized certifications in various therapeutic somatic modalities.
Jay is the Founder and Artistic Director of 3340 Recital Series, a charitable organization headquartered in Laguna Beach, California. Credited for its innovative and forward-thinking approach, the 3340 Recital Series brings world-class opera to underexposed communities through unique partnerships, collaborations, private events, and hand curated recitals.