Therapeutic Songwriting

Right Hand Righteousness

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It’s been a WHILE since I’ve posted a video on here, and I’M SORRY!!! Here’s a video that focuses on the importance of your rhythm hand, while teaching you the chords to an American pop classic – “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay”.

 

Grand Rounds : SUCCESS!!!

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Crystal and I would like to thank everyone involved in the production, promotion, and attendance of our Grand Rounds event yesterday. It was so inspiring to meet everyone and to share the work that Tracie, Crystal, and I are so fortunate to be apart of. Click above for our thank you video, or the blue link below to see a portion of our Live Songwriting piece during the Grand Rounds.

Grand Rounds : Live Songwriting

Music Therapy On the Dave Glover Show 97.1

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97.1We’re excited to spread the word about Music Therapy in the medical setting to Dave Glover’s listeners this Tuesday, Feb 25th! Tune in at 3:35 PM CST if you’d like to listen – The Dave Glover Show : Streaming Live!

Everyone says I have a ‘face for radio’, so here’s my chance to prove them all right!

Therapeutic Songwriting Feature : “A Winning Hand”

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Two months ago, I met a patient the ICU dealing with complications from his chemotherapy treatment. He welcomed me and Music Therapy with open arms, and as we developed a strong rapport he shared with me some lyrics to an unfinished song he started when he was 19 years old. It was his wish that we finish the song to bring his life experience full circle. He had recently received news that his diagnosis was terminal, so he decided to plan for his inevitable goodbye by composing a song with me to memorialize his life’s journey.

When we finished his song, “A Winning Hand”, it was the patient’s wish to share the song via the internet so that it could potentially “inspire people and bring them comfort if they could relate to the song’s message”. It was a supreme honor to meet and know this patient for a short time, and I am pleased to share this song with all of you. Happy Holidays!

A Winning Hand