This tension is representative of the aforementioned difficult emotions- suspense, uncertainty, sadness- and the resolution can help listeners move through these issues to a resolution of positivity. Unresolved tensions in music, as well as key changes or rhythmic surprises, can help listeners learn to deal with unexpected changes and accept them.Read More
He called me excitedly when he started working on a new piece that called for hitting the piano strings with a timpani stick. He showed genuine interest in the musical projects I was a part of, even rock music that I guarantee he’d have no interest in musically.Read More
To recap, if you’re looking for a therapist, look for the following:
I. Intensive academic study in their field.
II. Supervised clinical experience.
III. Certification, Registration, or Licensure.Read More
Sometimes I want to squish up my passion into paper ball, stick it in a storage container underneath my bed, and take a job counting blades of grass 8 hours a day for awhile.Read More
"Rhythm drives the change". The NMT techniques are based in rhythm, which makes me (a percussionist) very happy.Read More
In the afternoon I headed to York for a music therapy group in which we are working on breath support through singing and recorder playing.Read More
I just hope this will open up an important conversation within the music community about self-care and resources for help.Read More
Nick, however, is honest about his reality and willing to talk about both the good and bad parts. This kind of attitude seems to be the key to moving forward in life.Read More
I'm lucky enough to have work, rewarding work with amazing people! And while I'm working hard to reach the bigger goals, I can take a moment here and there to appreciate the process.Read More
I think there will always be a slight stigma in addressing emotional traumas. For anyone, it can be difficult to show such strength and vitality on the outside and admit feeling low down on the inside.Read More
I don’t know of anyone who met Clive who wasn’t deeply touched by him. His lectures were moving, his work was magical, and his legacy will live on through the students he was selflessly teaching each week and the clients he helped.Read More