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Music for the Burned Soul

By Rebecca Chen, MusicWorx Intern 2020 has been a year of non-stop tragedies. Each month, we wait to hear what new catastrophic event this year will bring. August 2020, has presented itself as the month of natural disasters across the entire United States. At around...

Making the Equivalent Switch

By Rebecca Chen, MusicWorx Intern So, you are interested in music therapy, but you are not sure if you want to join the field. You watched an inspiring documentary about how music magically “unlocks” memories of a dementia patient, but you do not want to...

Diversifying Your Practice

By Anna Limina, MusicWorx Intern Financial Opportunities for Black Music Therapists Reading This! The Black Music Therapy Network is offering scholarships and grants to contribute to the advancement of black music therapists in the field. More Information Diversifying Your Practice In light of the recent...

The Education of Kids Without Homes

By Rachel Ferreira, MusicWorx Intern When you think of a person that is homeless, what image pops into your head? Perhaps it’s something like this. You probably don’t think of something like this: When talking about the homelessness problem we have in the United States,...

Anti-Racist Repertoire

By Anna Limina, MusicWorx Intern American music would not be what it is today without Black musicians. Period. Too often styles of music and songs were stolen, appropriated, and watered down by white folk. As music therapists especially, we must understand the history behind the...

The Circle of Grief

By Amanda Mears, MusicWorx Intern We’ve all heard of and experienced grief in some form. Grief is a word that has been appearing more and more in discussions everywhere lately. On top of any personal grief that you may be dealing with, the pandemic and...

The Colors of a Flame

By Brian Locascio, MusicWorx Intern When given the opportunity to work with MusicWorx and Resounding Joy Inc. I learned that I would get to conduct a case study and a special project. I began to ask myself, what are some populations in need that are...

How to Be an Intern in a Pandemic

By Anna Limina, MusicWorx Intern First of all… take a deep breath. Completing your Music Therapy internship can be overwhelming and scary, especially when you throw in a major historical event altering all reality in the mix! As students, we have all worked extremely hard...

Striving to Do More and Do Better

Resounding Joy and MusicWorx are devastated by the murder of George Floyd, the most recent victim of a long history of violence against Black Americans, violence perpetuated by systemic racism. We stand against racism and injustice, and acknowledge the trauma inflicted on people of color....