Category Archive: Music, Community, and Culture

Makers and Dreamers

We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams;— World-losers and world-forsakers, On whom the pale moon gleams: Yet we are… Continue reading


I was waiting for an appointment one summer afternoon, just minding my own business, listening to some Classical music playing in the background, when I was interrupted by a fellow patient exclaiming something along… Continue reading

My Bonny Lies Over the Ocean

“Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle our wonder as to who we are, and for what, whence, and whereto.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson One… Continue reading

Heart and Strings

“I play the notes as they are written, but it is God who makes the music.” – J. S. Bach Religion is always a sensitive and difficult topic for me to discuss, especially in… Continue reading

Music, Community, and Culture

One of my music therapy courses this term is called Music, Community, and Culture – something to make us more aware of a method of music therapy called Community Music Therapy that encompasses the three… Continue reading