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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…

Healing the Body, Mind and Spirit Through Music

Author / Writer: Anna Haerle Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine Hosts Concert Featuring Concert Violinist Eugene Ugorski and Scripps Music Therapist Barbara Reuer, PhD San Diego—A music concert to soothe the soul and promote healing will feature the talent of violin prodigy Eugene Ugorski. The concert,…

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…

The Rhythm Is Gonna Get Ya: Take Music Along on Your Next Walk

Publication: Prevention Author / Writer: Maggie Spilner and Marianne McGinnis   “Music affects the entire brain,” says music therapist Barbara Reuer, PhD. “It can boost performance, ease pain, and calm emotions.” Use these tuneful strategies to multiply the benefits of your walks. Important note: Walking with headphones requires…

Drumming Up Good Health

Publication: InTouch Magazine Author / Writer: Diane Cole   Robin McMurray was physically exhausted, emotionally drained, and downright frustrated. There was almost nothing she could do on her own. While she had beaten chronic myeloid leukemia, the treatments left her weak and tired. “I went from being…

Finding Out I Did Much of It Right

Publication: Senior Zone online Author / Writer: Gertrude O’Leary Wambach   Dear Family, This letter is meant to be a sort of update on current events for me, and filling you all in on what I am doing. My usual activities, walking, water exercise, writing class, helping…

Music’s Balm

Publication:  InTouch Magazine, Volume 3, 1 Author: Barbara Boughton     For Kathy Winter, chemotherapy treatments at Cleveland-Ireland Cancer Center were an anxiety-filled ordeal. “I was so desperate, and so frightened of chemotherapy that I felt like bolting out of the treatment room,” she says….

Musician, Heal Thyself

Publication: Grammy Magazine Author / Writer: Laurel Fishman   Three-year-old Nick had never spoken a word. In his early childhood class, he cried or jumped and spun around the room. The autistic boy refused to sit and avoided eye contact. Nick’s symptoms were typical of autism victim’s…