Every job comes with its own risk and musicians are no different. Here are a few tips to overcome common pain musicians deal with from playing so often.
Lung disease sufferers may want to talk to their doctors about music making. Harmonicas are helping patients with lung conditions in hospitals.
Everyone deals with stress on various levels from panic attacks to insomnia, but many don’t know that music helps stress in a variety of ways.
The Healing Blues Project is a collaborative effort between Greensboro College Assistant Professor of Art Ted Efremoff; Professor of Music David Fox…
Residents of the Rochester Presbyterian Home, who are affected with dementia, have been attending music therapy classes with their family members.
Cathy Flowers was told she’d never be able to move or speak again. They were wrong. She learned to speak again with music therapy and is still progressing.
Operation Music Aid: Instruments for Wounded Veterans by Colette Hebert The note was simple, but powerful. It came from a soldier of the United States Marine Corps, wounded in battle. “Thank you for the instruments,” he wrote. “It means so much as I’m trying to learn to replay the guitar after losing my arm.” More […]
Ronald Braunstein’s conducting career has taken him around the world, as far as Oslo, The Hague, and Tokyo. In 1979, he won the gold medal in the Herbert von Karajan International Conducting Competition. But the unpredictable effects of bipolar disorder presented the biggest challenge in his life, one that just a few years ago left him unemployed and suicidal.