Kindlings WinterFest is an annual lecture series featuring leading thinkers on issues of contemporary importance. It is a very scaled down, lecture only version of KindlingsFest our summer event. Our theme this year is The Languages of Music and the gods, Part I.Why does music transcend religion in its ability to connect to the human spirit? What are the languages of music? What does God or the gods have to do with it? GUEST LECTURER: Dr. Harold Best, Emeritus Professor of Music and Dean Emeritus of the Wheaton Conservatory.