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The How and Why of Music Therapy
January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Curious about Music Therapy?
Music Therapist Patricia Mulholland offers this workshop on how it works and why at 317 Main on Friday, Jan. 25th from 12-1:30pm. Workshop including a demonstration with help from clients Tina and Tom Callahan performing “Sonata for Piano: A Stroke Survivor’s Story.
This FREE event will be especially informative for caregivers, people with cognitive challenges and anyone who believes in the healing power of music.
‘Sonata for Piano’ is a moving demonstration of one way a music therapy journey can occur. It is an original composition created by stroke survivor Tina Callahan and Ms. Mulholland. The piece consists of eleven short compositions within five movements and is performed as a duet on two pianos by Ms. Callahan and Ms. Mulholland. Tom Callahan, husband of Tina, provides brief narration between the movements.
The Sonata chronicles Ms. Callahan’s experience of stroke from the onset to her current state of recovery. The piece has been presented at several health care venues to enthusiastic audiences, including most recently as the Beverly Bryant Memorial Keynote at this year’s Maine Brain Injury Association Conference.