Blogs

Family, Friends, Music – Oh My!

By Seika Bishton, MusicWorx Intern Hospitals across the country are easing visitor restrictions and hospital staff are seeing more families and loved ones of patients throughout the day. For the past 3 months as a music therapy intern, I learned seeing visitors in a patient’s...

Accordion to Research, Concertinas Are Their Own Instrument

By Anna Barker, MusicWorx Intern Ahh, the music of hand-held bellows!  As their distinct sound cuts through a large crowd, the accordion and concertina allow for the portability and a “one-person band” experience other instruments fail to offer.  What sort of music comes to mind...

Let’s All Play Our Drum

By Seika Bishton, MusicWorx Intern When you read the word “drum” what comes to your mind? Most likely something different from me and anyone else reading this blog.  What did you see? Music therapists often say phrases such as, “Let’s all play our drum” or...

Trauma-Informed Care

By Madalyn Vanarthos, MusicWorx Intern When you search “Trauma-Informed Care” on the internet, this screen will pop up under images… Though infographics are helpful, I find the collage of colors, ideas, key ingredients and alliterative terms daunting. The image epitomizes the chaos in my attempt...

Now More Than Ever

By Lindsay Zehren, MT-BC, National Program Director Now, more than ever, clients we serve at Resounding Joy need us. Now, more than ever, we need your support to continue to enhance the human experience through therapeutic applications of music. Join us virtually on November 20th...