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In the Waiting Room

When attending our observing one of our Kids Kicking Cancer workshops at Columbia, whether songwriting, singing, or calming cello to soothe the environment when it gets busy, it’s amazing to see how music changes the mood of everyone there. The waiting room can be a stressful place; as one grapples with administrative tasks, while worrying about a treatment for themselves or a loved one that may be forthcoming. Whatever age, or role, whether actively engaged in writing/singing or actively listening…

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Creative Aging Updates!

  Our programs for seniors are thriving this spring! Feel the Music! Singin’ Seniors at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House are in full swing, with a packed house for their April 1 concert, and another planned for June 17! Please mark your calendars now, come and join teaching artists Deborah Berg and Clare Cooper, along with our talented singers for another ROCKIN’ show! Not only are we singin’ the winter blues away, but our own Bashiri Johnson has our Feel the Music!…

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Singin’ Seniors Holiday Concert!

Our holiday concert at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House/St. Peter’s Church was ROCKIN’! Our sincere thanks to all of the friends, family, and members of the community who came out to support these amazing creative singers! Click here for more pics of this festive event. Please consider lending your support to this wonderful program, and help to bring music into the lives of more creative seniors in New York City! We sincerely thank you, all of our friends at St. Peter’s…

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A New Partner for Feel the Music!

This spring, we were thrilled to partner with Project FIND, an organization serving low- and moderate-income and homeless seniors in New York City. Beginning next month, renowned percussionist and Feel the Music! teaching artist Bashiri Johnson will hold our first of many planned drumming workshops at Project FIND’s Hamilton House Senior Center. We can’t wait to work together to better serve the creative seniors of our community with an outlet for expression through music and rhythm. Stay tuned for more…

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NYC Master Chorale 9/11 Concert to Benefit Feel the Music!

On Saturday, September 10, 2011, 3 pm, at Church of St. Paul the Apostle (60th and Columbus), NYC Master Chorale will perform a 9/11 Remembrance Concert with the Empire City Men’s Chorus. NYC Master Chorale will sing Paul Leavitt’s Requiem and donations will be collected for Feel the Music!, a non-profit founded in the aftermath of 9/11 that uses music to bring healing to trauma survivors. Please join us for this very special concert performance. Feel the Music! extends tremendous…

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