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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…

Rebecca Vaudreuil, Music Therapist

Source: Your Magazine   Since the January 8th shooting of Gabrielle Giffords, there has been a surge in media coverage on her rehabilitation. The focus has been on her use of music therapy, a field that has grown in popularity over the last decade. ABC News…

Whistle While You Recuperate

Publication: HealthDay News at Forbes.com Author / Writer: Karen Pallarito   Medical care often involves instruments that poke and prod. So it may come as a huge relief to patients when the instrument involved in their therapy—perhaps something from the string or percussion family—doesn’t make them wince….

The Power of Music

Publication: Inside Scripps   “Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here!” –J.K. Rowling Margaret Speyer is an oncology patient at Scripps La Jolla and has been in the hospital for almost three weeks. On this day, she is recovering from recent chemotherapy treatment and…