Feel the Music Blog

Archbishop Riordan High School to Raise Funds for Feel the Music!

Archbishop Riordan High School in San Francisco holds fundraiser musical for Feel the Music! February 27, 2009, We at Feel the Music! are absolutely overjoyed that Archbishop Riordan High School in San Francisco has chosen Feel the Music! to be the beneficiary of proceeds raised at performances of “Back to the 80’s…the Totally Awesome Musical!”. Performances take place March 27 – April 5, 2009 at the Lindland Theatre in San Francisco. Tremendous thanks to Drama Department Chair and Director Valerie…

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Feel the Music! Frog Project Bookmarks Available!

Feel the Music! Frog Project Bookmarks Available! Nov 27, 2007, Beautiful full colour bookmarks with a picture of the handpainted frogs now available! Download PDF! Support the Feel the Music! Frog Project by purchasing bookmarks to hand out at your school or workplace! contact Lucia at lucia@musicandhealing.org to order.

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Four Feel the Music! Films Receive 7 Awards at RECYouth Multimedia Festival

Aug 24, 2007, Four films made by Feel the Music! students received SEVEN AWARDS last night at the 4th Annual RECYouth Multimedia Festival! Congratulations!! Award Recipients are: BEST SCREENPLAY: THE LETTER BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: THE LETTER BEST TV SHOW: FOOD LUST BEST ACTOR (3 way tie): MONSTER IN MY CLOSET BEST NARRATIVE: MONSTER IN MY CLOSET BEST DOCUMENTARY: EDUCATING CATTLE BEST EDITING: EDUCATING CATTLE And also shown at the festival last night: THE BOOK The above films were made by teens…

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Discovery Education Channel Features Feel the Music!

May 30, 2007, a new educational DVD, created by The Discovery Education Network in 2007, includes a beautiful and moving 8 minute segment about the Feel the Music! program and the teen outreach group, Hope to Cope. This educational DVD was sent to teachers and schools all over the country. Watch this space, the whole segment will be online soon!

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Feel the Music! featured in Red Cross 125th Anniversary Annual Report

Feb 25, 2007 Feel the Music! is honored to be prominently featured in the Red Cross 125th Anniversary Annual Report (2006). From 2005-2008, Feel the Music! was funded by the American Red Cross Recovery Grants program to provide services for hundreds of children and families directly impacted by September 11th. Click on images to view larger size.  Download entire Red Cross 2006 Annual Report (from redcross.org/pubs) Photo of Bashiri Johnson taken by Valerie Ghent, December 2006.

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Valerie Ghent to Receive Arts Award Dec. 9

Valerie Ghent to be Honored Dec. 9, 2005 Abrons Art Center, 466 Grand Street, NYC December 09, 2005 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM Valerie Ghent, Founder/Director of World Foundation for Music and Healing and its Feel the Music! program, will receive the Paul Ramos Award for Service to the Arts at the Betances Health Center Jazz Concert and Awards Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 9, at 8 pm at the Harry de Jur Playhouse at Abrons Art Center, 466 Grand St,…

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