Tag: feelings

I Got Life! – Being fully alive in the aesthetic experience

Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No…I’ve Got Life – YouTube. I haven’t been able to get this song out of head since watching this video over the New Year. It’s originally from the musical, “Hair”, and Nina Simone sang and recorded this song many times in her career, each time switching up the words to […]

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Playing with being present

Next time you sit down at a piano or pick up an instrument or open your mouth to sing, try this: Play Listen so deeply to the sounds – focus your entire mind on the sounds. Don’t hold on to maintaining one sound or melody or phrase. If the music should lead you somewhere else, […]

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A few words about beauty

Yes – I’m tackling Beauty on my first Blog post. And chances are it will be a recurring theme in these posts. I am a music therapist. My work involves facilitating aesthetic experiences with and for my clients. Beautiful sounds make up a majority of the therapy sessions. Who are my music therapy influences in […]

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