Archive | Music and Emotion

Song for a Flood in Progress

Tweet Is it possible that music can do anything to comfort someone during a flood?  This week has seen one of the most devastating floods since Noah!!  It was all a result of Hurricane Harvey that ripped through Houston, stalled out there for the next five days, and then drifted out to sea, gained strength […]

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Which is the most powerful emotional instrument?

Tweet That may seem like an impossible question to answer, and yet people do ask this question.  I believe that the human voice is probably the most powerful instrument because of the infinite gradations of emotion that can be expressed with the voice.  When you add the element of acting and facial expression and bodily […]

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What's the difference between music therapy and music medicine/music healing?

Tweet This is a question that I get a lot.  Many people, maybe most, assume that these descriptions are all interchangeable and there is definitely a lot of overlap.  Music therapists will tell you that in order for music therapy to be administered, there must be a trained music therapist present to help the patient […]

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