Featured Summit Musician: Désirée Goyette

Désirée GoyetteVocalist, composer, arranger, voice-over actor Désirée Goyette ( is probably best known for her musical contributions to the Charlie Brown and Garfield the Cat television shows. Over the course of ten years, Desiree and her fellow Grammy-nominated partner Ed Bogas co-wrote music for over one-hundred TV episodes and specials.Desiree received two Grammy nominations for her creative contributions to the Disney Records’ release titled FLASHBEAGLE, and the CBS/Epic recording HERE COMES GARFIELD. Désirée’s vocal artistry can be heard on various motion picture soundtracks and trailers including: Spykids, The Mimic, Forces of Nature, Night Falls, High Crimes, Little Mermaid II, Hellboy, Ghostwriter, the remake of Casino Royale and Pirates of the Caribbean IV. A magna cum laude graduate of The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Désirée enjoys writing and recording original musical works, creating and performing in a variety of cabaret productions, guest soloing at the “Mother Church”, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston. Most especially, Desiree enjoys mothering her twin ten-year old children!


Featured Summit Musician: Alex Cook

Alex CookAlex Cook is a musician, muralist, and educator. He has written and produced 5 cds of original spiritual music including his 2012 release “Arrival”. He has created over 100 murals in the US and abroad. In 2004 he founded Art Builds Community, a mural painting program for teenagers.  Since 2007 he has served as a chaplain in the Nashua Street Jail in Boston, MA. Alex loves to organize events in which people create sculptures or murals as a means of revealing the spiritual character of creativity and community. He spends his time touring the US, performing music, painting murals, and teaching a spiritual approach to creativity. Hear Alex’s music at and see his murals at