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The Healing Power of the Violin

Tweet   Wayne Holfeldt lifts spirits and calms nerves at innovative UNM Arts-in-Medicine program By Tiffany Maleshefski Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico Instrument: Violinist Occupation: String teacher; retired account executive for Southern California Edison; ex-US Marine Corps interview manager Affiliation: University of New Mexico, Arts-in-Medicine program Quote: “I’ve played all across the United States. I’ve played […]

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Instruments of Healing Music: The Human Voice

Tweet Volumes and volumes have been written about the human voice and its capabilities and unending possibilities.  The thought of doing just a blog post on this is a bit daunting, but important nevertheless. When learning about healing music, I believe that it’s important to recognize that each of us already has everything we need […]

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Instruments of Healing Music: Drum Circles

Tweet How many of you have ever participated in a drum circle?  Today drum circles are very popular and for good reasons!  Drum circle are loads of fun, require no prior musical training, require no musical ability and enable you to connect emotionally and energetically with people that you’ve never met before that day. I […]

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Instruments of Healing Music: The Flute

Tweet The flute is a beautiful and ancient instrument.  The one to the left is what we call “Pan Pipes” and are referred to often in ancient literature and mythology.   Some scholars believe that the first instruments were the percussion or “struck” instruments and the the flute came next as humans picked up reeds and […]

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Instruments of Healing Music: The Harp

Tweet What’s the very best instrument for playing healing music?  That is a question that I get asked quite frequently.  I wish I could answer that question definitively for you, but of course it’s one of those personal taste matters! What is beautiful and healing and soothing and comforting for one person, could be absolutely […]

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