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!
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.Â Download entire Red Cross 2006 Annual Report (from redcross.org/pubs) Photo of Bashiri Johnson taken by Valerie Ghent, December 2006.
September 9, 2006, Hope to Cope and Feel the Music! are a featured story on the CBS Early Show with Katie Couric, including live footage from the recording session, how the song “Fight” ‘came to be’, interviews with several participants and with our Executive Director, Valerie Ghent and more:
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,…