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Appreciating The Small Wins

By Katlyn Hasbrouck, MusicWorx Intern This quote helped motivate and encourage me through my first month of internship by reminding me to seek out the good in every day. As I was preparing to start my internship, several people told me to soak in each...

A Dose of Virtual Joy

By Seika Bishton, MusicWorx Intern Do you have a loved one who may be experiencing loneliness due to being socially isolated for over a year? Through great efforts by music therapists at Resounding Joy, adults with dementia can receive virtual phone calls that provide a...

Thinking Differently in the Workplace

By Brian Locascio, Resounding Joy Music Therapist Everyone who wakes up for work each morning and has to attend a staff meeting knows the experience of interacting with a variety of personalities and views while working towards the meeting's common objectives. In these meetings, we...

Anyone Can Play Guitar

By Al Neale, MusicWorx Intern The guitar: the instrument that has been at the forefront of the majority of popular music for the last seventy years. Guitar playing has become synonymous with being a rock star like Eddie Van Halen, Slash, or Jimi Hendrix. Keep...

Primary Instruments in Music Therapy: A Toolbox

By Audrey Weatherstone, MusicWorx Intern Music therapy education primarily focuses on piano and guitar skills, supplemented with voice and percussion. The AMTA Professional Competencies define these instruments as “functional” and are by far the most commonly used in practice by music therapists. For the purpose...