April 13, 2020

I was listening to a performance of Handel’s Messiah this weekend, one that had been recorded several years and played in the place of the live concert would no longer happen.  At the end of the iconic Hallelujah Chorus and the final piece of the oratorio there is a gr...

May 13, 2019

YouTube is a great resource for finding a song but there are also a lot of other great music-related resources on YouTube!  One of my favorite channels is Woodsongs OTRH.  It features live-streamed broadcasts and archived videos of their weekly radio show.  While most...

October 31, 2017

Aren’t most harps bigger?

Harps come in a variety of sizes from having just a few strings to 47.  The large orchestral harps (pedal harps) can weigh up to 95 lbs.  My primary harp has 36 strings or 5 octaves, enough to play most music.  It only weighs about 20 lbs....

October 18, 2017

Board Certification through the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) represents a commitment—a commitment to a high level of knowledge, professionalism, and client safety. When you work with a board certified music therapist (MT-BC), you can expect them to h...

October 4, 2017

So you have an event coming up and you want to include music.  Here are some reasons you should consider live music. 

  • Memorable—Your guests probably won’t remember what color the bridesmaids dresses were but they will remember that you had a real musician

  • ...

August 10, 2017

You may have recently seen that the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently published a study that cast doubts on the effectiveness of Music Therapy in treating children with autism. 

CNN actually does a fairly nice job of summarizing the research bu...

August 8, 2017

Choosing a special musical number can be a great way to make your wedding ceremony unique.  But before you request your musician to play “Stay” or cue up your CD player to “Shape of You”, here are a few points to consider.

Many churches consider weddings to be a special...

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