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            The Grateful Cellist....

is a composer, a freelance improvisational musician, and has worked as a certified music practitioner. Her work continues to be informed by 27 years as a licensed professional counselor. She holds an MFA in Music Composition from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and an MS in counseling. Her passion is celebrating life by composing music to uplift and hold us, and creating original cello music in-the-moment, across varying settings. Whether composing, recording or supporting musicians in concert, playing in hospitals and nursing homes, leading a soulful retreat, or enhancing a yoga class or gallery event---Dirje’s lush, multi-layer soundscapes and evocative solo cello touch our own heartstrings and breathe calm into any


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"Sleep Away, Sleep" (Instrumental)

Music by Dirje Childs

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