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Rx: Belt One Out!

Publication: Bottom Line Publications Author / Writer: Rebecca Shannonhouse   Can’t carry a tune? It doesn’t really matter. Go ahead and sing or hum something anyway. It could make you healthier—and perhaps even prolong your life. New finding: Researchers who looked at members (average age 80) of a choral group found that…

Give the Gift of Music to Wounded Warriors

Source: Newport Beach Independent Writer: Lynn Selich   Newport Sunrise Rotary Club member Laura Dietz is on a mission to collect each and every unwanted and unused musical instrument she can find in our good city, to help bring the healing gift of music to the Wounded…

Rjoy Benefit Concert!

Attention all interns, Music Therapists, and anyone in the San Diego area on June 24th from 7-9 PM! Join us at our benefit concert for Resounding Joy, Inc. with the great music of Back to the Garden – Cactus Twang! Purchase Tickets Here!    

Musical Sock Hop Sounds Right Note for Veterans

Source: North County Times Writer: Leslie Carter   The mission statement of the Foundation for Brain Injured Veterans, a project of the Alara Advocacy Foundation, establishes the deep connection between this charitable group and music. Its special events, such as the third annual “Celebrity Sock Hop” on…

Hello Song Wins Contest

Music Therapy Resource publisher Matt Logan states that there were many wonderful entries to this contest sponsored by the Iowa Chapter of Music Therapy. But Lindsay’s song won for the following reasons: “Very effective in its clean and predicatable simplicity.” “. . . Lindsay’s voice…

Reaching For a New Approach: The Music Therapy Applications of Sansulas and Kalimbas

Source: Therapy Times   Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program. The music therapy field is continually adapting new music, interventions, and instruments to provide therapeutic…