Grow a song in your sessions

Grow a song in your sessions

Grow a song?! Yes, you correctly read that. Songs generally take time to develop and to take shape. Performers breathe life into them. Some songs change over time. Drawing upon my work with preschooler to 103+ year olds, I’ve uncovered a few ways you can grow a...
Giving and Gratitude: The Gift of Music

Giving and Gratitude: The Gift of Music

Giving and gratitude – related but separate concepts. We give someone a present, they express their thanks. Someone complements us. We reply with an acknowledgement. But do these concepts hold a regular space in our music sessions? Gratitude A few years ago a...
Using Music Therapy to Help Children with Autism

Using Music Therapy to Help Children with Autism

Sadly, more than 3.5 million Americans live with some form of autism. Diagnosis in early childhood increases the successfulness of the treatment, but the disease is not curable. It will be a challenge for these children throughout their entire lives Signs of autism...