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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…

World Federation of Music Therapy Assembly of Student Delegates

Source: World Federation of Music Therapy Writer: Petra Kern, PhD, MT–DMtG, MT–BC, MTA, NICU–MT   We proudly announce our first World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT) Assembly of Student Delegates. The WFMT Council sees students as a vital part of this organization as they are the next…

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…

Audiences Tune in to Music Therapy

Publication: Golden Triangle News Author / Writer: Tanya Kurland   Healing Concert To Feature Violin Prodigy An upcoming concert featuring the talents of violin prodigy Eugene Ugorski will not only impress audience members, but soothe their souls and promote healing, organizers say. “They will experience the music…

Commemorative 9/11 Symposium Marked by Elegance and Grace

Author / Writer: Carolyn Kenny   Yesterday (September 11, 2004), I had the great pleasure to participate in a one-day symposium, “Music:  A Universal Language for Harmony.” The purpose of the symposium was to explore the cultural and therapeutic impact of music. We gathered in Melnitz Hall at…