Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae – Alice H. Cash, Ph.D, LCSW

GENERAL INFORMATION

Healing Music Enterprises
2720 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Phone: 502-419-1698
FAX: 502-899-3537

Surgical Serenity Music and Headphones, LLC 


EDUCATION

M.S.S.W. – May 1995

Kent School of Social Work; Focus on Family and Children, Clinical

Ph.D. – May 1990Musicology; Minor in Women’s Studies, University of Kentucky and University of Louisville joint program, Dissertation Topic: “Wanda Landowska and the Revival of the Harpsichord: A Re-assessment.” Major professor: Dr. Robert L. Weaver
Post-gradMusicology and Performance; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, DMA Program, Louisville, KY 1977 – 1978 Major Professor: Dr. Maurice Hinson
M. Music – May, 1972Piano Performance, University of Louisville Major Professor: Lee Luvisi, Piano
B. Music – May, 1970Piano Performance, University of Louisville Major Professor: Lee Luvisi, Piano


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2004-present 

1997-present

Healing Music Academy, Louisville , Kentucky full spectrum on online and classroom courses on topics ranging from music with pregnancy and preemies to Music with Alzheimer’s PatientsAdjunct Faculty, Kent School of Social Work,
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.
Fall 1991-presentGuest lecturer in the Department of Expressive Therapies,
Division of Allied Health, University of Louisville.
Fall 1992-presentGuest lecturer in Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
School of Medicine, University of Louisville.
1984-1987Adjunct Professor of Piano, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN
Fall 1980-1985Adjunct Professor of Music, University of Kentucky, Jefferson Community College, Louisville, KY
Fall 1977-Spring 1978Instructor in Church Music, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
Fall 1972-Spring 1977Assistant Professor of Music, Central Wesleyan College, Central, SC
Fall 1970-Spring 1972Graduate Assistant, University of Louisville School of Music, Louisville, KY
1966-1989Private studio teacher of piano and music theory, Aiken, SC, Clemson, SC and Louisville, KY
ARTS IN MEDICINE EXPERIENCEU.S. Patent received on a process for implementing music with surgery, through wireless (cordless) headphones 2008

Arts in Medicine Consultant October-December 1990 (under the guidance of Dr. Joel Elkes)

Genesis Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Attitudinal and Behavioral Medicine, Louisville, KY

Research Associate in Music/Medicine University of Louisville School of Medicine, January 1991-January 1997

Research in music/medicine with emphasis on the healing powers of tone and breath. Projects included:

“Arts and the Elderly”: Dr. Jane Thibault, Dr. Alice Cash, and Dr. Vija Lusebrink.

“The Effects of Group Singing with Severely Disturbed Children”: Dr. Adam Blatner and Dr. Alice Cash.

“The Psychophysiological Benefits of Chant”: Dr. Kathy Smith, Dr. Alice Cash, Dr. Anita Maiste, and Dr. Paul Salmon. Expressive Therapies Department: Education on Toning and Chanting.

“Toning with chronic pain patients” at Genesis Clinic: Dr. Clifford Kuhn and Dr. Alice Cash.

“The Psychophysiological Effects of Gregorian Chant”: Dr. Alice Cash, Dr. Anita Maiste, and Father Columba Kelly.

Research Projects at Baptist Hospital East

“Using Favorite Songs to Trigger Therapeutic Reminiscence with depressed and dissociative patients” (1997-2000)

“The Use of Music with Infant Circumcision”  (2002) (planning stage, hospital chose not to implement)

Professional License
1998Kentucky Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 2005, 2010 (renewed)
Certified Social Worker, 1995
Clinical Experience
2005-present 

1997- 2005

Healing Music Enterprises and Crescent Hill Counseling, Owner and Clinical Director:  oversee all therapy and provide services to individuals, couple, and groups.  Administer and teach Healing Music Academy classes on subjects from “Music and the Brain” to “Music and Alzheimer’s Disease.”Baptist Hospital East, Behavioral Health Family Therapist; specializing in issues of chemical dependency, sexual addiction and sexual health and consultant in Music Medicine
1997Norton Psychiatric In-patient unit: Conduct music-centered psychotherapy groups; PRN social work
1997Norton Out-patient Clinic: work with individuals, couples, and families using brief solution focused therapy, music and imagery, and other expressive and traditional psychotherapies.
1997Child Evaluation Center, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Louisville: developing a music therapy program for children with autism; including assessment and therapy.
1997 (January)Coordinator of Music and Medicine; closed program for the Arts in Medicine; transferred clients and programs to other clinical locations.
1995-1996Genesis Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science: work with dissociative, depressed, anxiety and panic disorders and families in crisis. Led weekly group for music-centered psychotherapy.
1995-1996Bingham Child Guidance Clinic, University of Louisville, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science: psychotherapy with children and families utilizing brief solution-focused therapy, expressive therapies and cognitive/behavioral therapy.
1992-1994Hurstbourne Care Center: provided clinical music therapy services, individual and group, as part of a study on the effects of music with Alzheimer’s patients.
1991-1993Our Lady of Peace Psychiatric Hospital: music-centered psychotherapy, including toning and chanting with individuals and groups in the “impaired clergy” program, a program for clergy suffering from various mental disorders and/or substance abuse.
Clinical Internships
1994-1995Family and Children’s Agency, Louisville, Kentucky; treated individuals, couples, and families with a variety of problems including behavior problems, anxiety disorders, chemical dependency, sexual dependency, and major depression.
1993-1994Bridgehaven, Opportunity House, a psychosocial day treatment program for individuals with serious and chronic mental illnesses; assisted with various units in this clubhouse model teaching “members” skills of daily living; Led a weekly group entitled “Music and Feelings”
Supervisory Experience:
1993-1994Supervised graduate and undergraduate students from psychology and social work who were assisting in my research study of music and Alzheimer’s disease. Hurstbourne Care Center
1994Supervised graduate and undergraduate music, psychology and social work students in study on music and cognitive thought organization. University Hopsital In-patient psychiatric Unit.
1995Supervised social work graduate students in working with music in their clinical field placements. Multiple locations.
1996Supervised social work graduate students who were using music in their clinical field placements. Multiple locations.
1997Supervised graduate music and psychology students in their internships with autistic children and music therapy.
Coordinator of Music and Medicine University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
July 1992-1997Coordination of two major research projects: “The Therapeutic Use of Music with Alzheimer’s Disease” and “Psychophysiological aspects of Chant.”
Completed Research Studies in Music Medicine

“Psychophysiological Aspects of Chant” 1992. Conducted by Drs. Cash, Salmon, Maiste, and Elkes

“The Effects of An Individualized Music Stimulation Program on Alzheimer’s Patients” 1993. Conducted by Drs. Cash, Salmon, and Maiste

“Music and Thought Organization” 1995. Conducted by Drs. Cash and El-Mallakh Completed Research Studies in Music Medicine

Training in Music/Medicine

March 6-17, 1991 Phoenix, AZ: Intensive training workshop with Dr. Alfred Tomatis from Paris on the “Healing Powers of Gregorian Chant.” Included 80 hours of lecture, assessment and training.

March 25, 1991-1996: Coursework through the Institute for Music, Health, and Education:

Level I: Curative Aspects of Breath and Tone (54 CMTE credits)
Level II: Healing Properties of Color, Tone, and Breath (32 CMTE credits)
Level III: Assessment of Health through Advanced Applications of Breath, Tone, and Color. (36 CMTE credits)

Advanced and Accelerated Research Issues in Contemporary Music Therapy: focus on the use of music in a modern hospital setting, the use of guided imagery with music, and the history of the therapeutic uses of music.(on-going)

June 1991-present: Institute for Music, Health and Education, Boulder, CO. Mastering Classes on above subjects with Don Campbell and Laurie Rugenstein, RMT-BC, co-directors of the institute.

June 1992: Mastering Level Intensives in Toning, Boulder, CO.

January, 1993: Therapeutic Sound School with Don Campbell in Wilkes Barre, PA.

June 1993: Mastering Level Intensive in Toning, Boulder, CO.

PUBLICATION
March 2001“Notes on Tuning Your Life with Music” book and CD, self-published in 2001.
WORKSHOPS PRESENTED:

PERFORMING ARTS MEDICINE, TONE AND CHANT, THE THERAPEUTIC USE OF MUSIC

March 2001“Toning and Chanting for Health and Wellness” workshop for the Fleet Healing Centre in Willis Hall, Church Crookham, England.
March 2001“The Mozart Effect and it’s implications for health” workshop in Binfield, Birks, England.
March 2001“An evening of Tone and Chant with Dr. Alice Cash, private home, Surrey, England.
March 2001“An evening of Tone and Chant with Dr. Alice Cash, private home, Newark, England.
March 2001“Using Music to Heal the Pain of Abuse: a Survivor’s Workshop” Newark, England.
March 2001“Music for Professional Burnout: a workshop for the staff of CRUSE,” Melton-Mobrey, England.
March 2001“The Healing Power of Music” a daylong workshop in Newark, England.
January 2001“Healthy Sexuality” Inservice at Baptist Hospital East, Louisville, Kentucky.
December 2000“The Nuts and Bolts of Music Therapy” Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Indiana.
November 2000“Festival of Faith” Round-Table discussion with Joel Elkes, M.D., Leah Dickstein, M.D., and others from University of Louisville School of Medicine.
November 2000Workshop for Parish Nurses Association, New Albany, Indiana, “Music Through the Lifespan”.
September 2000“Using Music in a Hospital Setting” Mercy Hospital, Owensboro, Kentucky.
August 2000“Using Music in a Hospital Setting” a daylong in-service for staff members of Deaconess hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
July 2000National Wellness Conference, “How to Select Appropriate Music to Achieve Your Programming Goals”
July 2000National Wellness Conference, “Using Music and Sound to Promote Health”
July 2000National Wellness Conference, “Using Music as a Tool to Increase Health and Well-being
May 2000CBH Women’s and Children’s Conference “Music with Women and Children: Bonding through Lullabies”
October 1999Ohio Valley Holistic Health Expo “Bringing Joy to Your Life: Music to Foster Wellness”
October 1999Ohio Valley Holistic Health Expo “Music For Depression & Anxiety; Lifting the Spirit and Calming the Soul
October 1999“Music and Infant Brain Development” Mead-Johnson Fall Retreat for Mid-Western Nurse Managers, Michigan.
May 1999“Toning and Chanting as a Tool for Recovery” National Twelve-Step Recovery Convention, Los Angeles, CA.
May 1999“Toning and Chanting with Depressed and Dissociative patients” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
June 1998“Chanting and Toning: A Powerful Experiential Therapy” Dept. of Expressive Therapies, University of Louisville
June 1998“Living with Music” THE SPECIAL WOMAN: COPING WITH BREAST CANCER, Baptist Hospital East, Louisville.
June 1998“Toning and Chanting: Accessing the Pre-verbal Material” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
April 1998“Finding Your Healing Voice” Hospice Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii.
March 1998“Music and Medicine” The Crescent Hill Woman’s Club
March 1998“Music for Healing” Louisville Hepatitis C Support Group, University of Louisville.
March 1998“Toning and Chanting” Women’s History Month Celebration at SCN Retreat Center, Nazareth, KY
February 1998“Music and Medicine” The Kentucky Retired Music Educators State Convention, Hyatt Hotel, Louisville.
January 1998“Toning and Chanting as Tools for Anxiety and Panic Disorder” presented with Crystal Sahner, Psy.D., to the Kentucky Art Therapy Association” The Water Tower, Louisville.
November 1997“Toning and Chanting: A Workshop” Elysian Fields Bookstore, Sarasota, Florida.
November 1997“Music and Healing” Elysian Fields Bookstore, Sarasota, Florida.
June 1997“Music Therapy with Autistic Children” presented to the Autism Society of Kentuckiana.
June 1997“Toning and Chanting as a Tool in Expressive Therapies” Department of Expressive Therapies, U of Louisville
May 1997“Chanting and Toning with Dissociative and Depressed Patients” American Psychiatric Association 150th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
January 1997“The Use of Music Therapy with Premature Infants in an NICU”, University of Louisville, Department of Pediatrics.
December 1996“Music with children undergoing radiation and chemotherapy” presentation to Dr. Sal Bertalone and pediatric oncology staff, University of Louisville
November 1996“The Therapeutic Use of Music” National Veterans Creative Arts Festival, Galt House, Louisville, KY
October 1996“Toning and Chanting as Tools for Recovery in Addictions” Fourth International Music Medicine Symposium, University of Texas Medical Center, San Antonio.
October 1996“Toning, Chanting and Drumming for Health and Wellness” University of Louisville School of Medicine.
September 1996“Music Medicine” Owensboro Mercy Health System, Owensboro, Kentucky.
August 1996“Toning, Chanting and Drumming” presentation to the Arts in Medicine Work Group” Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, U of L School of Medicine.
August 1996“Toning and Chanting as a Tool for Group Bonding and Cohesion” presented at the Board Retreat for “Voices of Kentuckiana”.
June 1996“The Healing Power of Music” presented at National Cancer Survivors Day, at Nazareth Center, Bardstown, KY.
May 1996“Toning and Chanting as Tools for Recovery” presentation at national 12-step conference, Minneapolis, MN.
April 1996“The Healing Power of Music” a presentation to the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Louisville Group.
April 1996A Review of the “Music in Psychiatry Literature” presentation to psychiatry residents, U of L School of Medicine.
October, 1996“Toning, Chanting and Drumming for Health and Wellness” Frolic Foyer, University of Louisville School of Medicine.
November, 1996“The Therapeutic Use of Music” National Veterans Creative Arts Festival, Galt House, Louisville, KY
May 1996“Toning and Chanting as Tools for Recovery” presented to National Twelve-Step Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Nicollett Hilton Hotel.
January 1995“Music and Healing for the Holistic Nurse” presented to the Louisville Holistic Nurses Association”
February 1995“The Healing Power of Music” presentation to the Greater Louisville Alternative Women’s Group
March 1995“Music as a Tool for Relaxation” presented to the U of L Mental Health Clinic Lunch and Learn Series
October 1995“The Healing Power of Music,” presented to the staff of Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, New York City
October 1995“Music in the Hospice Setting” presented to the staff of Beth Israel Hospital, New York City
October 1995“The Therapeutic Use of Music with Alzheimer’s Patients”, presented to the annual meeting of Sysco Food Services, Owensboro, KY
October 1995“Diagnosing and Treating the Sexual Addict” guest lecture to students at Brescia College, Owensboro
January 1994“Chanting and Toning” class at Our Lady of Peace a three-part series
January 1994“The Healing Power of Music” presentation for Louisville Chapter of the American Association of University Women, University Club, U of Louisville
January 1994“Music and Healing” a day-long workshop at Mt. St. Francis Retreat Center, New Albany, IN
February, 1994“Music and Medicine” a presentation to the Psychiatry Club at UL School of Medicine
February, 1994“The Use of Music in Social Work” a presentation to the Kent School Student Association, Floyd Theatre, Belknap Campus, U of L.
February, 1994“Stress Management Through Music” a weekend retreat at Foxhollow Holistic Healing Center Brownsboro, KY.
March, 1994“Music as a Tool for Pain Management” a presentation to LAMA, Louisville Area Mastectomy Association. Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, KY.
March, 1994“Music/Medicine Research in Progress at U of L” presentation at the Cathedral of the Assumption Undercroft, Louisville, KY.
March, 1994“The Use of Music in Healthcare Settings” presentation to the KY Hospital Environment Assoc., Lexington, KY.
April, 1994“Toning and Chanting” guest lecture in Dept. of Expressive Therapies, U of L, Belknap Campus.
May, 1994“The Therapeutic Use of Music with the Elderly” Kentucky Recreation Therapists Association, Hyatt Regency, Lexington, KY.
May 1994“Toning and Chanting as Tools for Recovery” National Twelve-Step Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
June 1994“The Therapeutic Use of Music with the Elderly” a presentation to the Big Sandy Region Long term Care Activity Directors, Fredericksburg, KY.
January 1993Presentation arts/medicine at the Therapeutic Sound School near Scranton, Pennsylvania
January 1993Presentation of research at Medical School’s Arts in Medicine Program for “Symposium on the Arts in Medicine” at the U of L Belknap Campus with Drs. Cliff Kuhn and Paul Salmon.
February 1993Presentation at “Mind/Body Connections” a class at the U of L Medical School on research in music/medicine in Arts in Medicine Program.
February 1993Lecture at Campbellsville College on “The Healing Power of Music” with specific focus on music research being done at U of L’s Arts in Medicine program.
February 1993Presentation at Our Lady of Peace Hospital on music medicine research and toning and chanting for health and wellness.
February 1993workshop for Alzheimer’s Association at St. Matthews Baptist Church; focus on research being conducted at Hurstbourne Care Centre.
March 1993Presentation to Kent School of Social Work students on research being done with Alzheimers patients at Hurstbourne Care Center.
April 1993Presentation to research group at University Hospital (doctors, nurses, clergy, social workers) on music and healing research being done in the arts and medicine program.
April 1993Presentation to expressive therapies class at U of L on the use of music with Alzheimers patients at HCC and on the use of toning and chanting for health and wellness.
April 1993Presentation for nurses at Hospice of Louisville on the use of music with dying patients.
May 1993Panel discussion and individual presentation at the National Conference on Aging at the Executive West on research with Alzheimers patients at the Hurstbourne Care Centre.
June 1993Workshop on “The Therapeutic Use of Music with Alzheimer’s Patients” for Kentucky Adult Day Care Providers annual conference at Holiday Inn, Louisville.
June 1993Four-hour nurses training session at Our Lady of Peace on Music/Medicine with emphasis on the use music in medical and psychiatric situations. This workshop was attended by over 100 nurses, social workers, and activities directors and provided ceu’s for all participants.
July 1993Presentation to The Presbyterian Forum on Music and Healing. This lecture was attended by pastors and pastoral counseling professionals and focused on how they might use music to help their parishioners.
August 1993Lecture/demonstration to incoming medical students during the Health Awareness Workshop on toning and chanting for health and wellness.
September 1993Presentation to the Arts Club of Louisville on “The Healing Power of Music” with focus on how the well person can use and choose music to enhance wellness and maximize stress management.
September 1993workshop presentation at Foxhollow Healing Center in Brownsboro, KY on “Music and Menopause.” Focus on viewing menopause as a natural life passage and not an illness. Learning to choose music for specific physiological inevitabilities of menopause.
October 1993Week-end workshop on “Transforming Fear into Power.” This was a collaboration with a clinical social worker and an expressive therapist. My part each day consisted of teaching the principles of chant and tone to the women present for cathartic and healing purposes.
October 1993Presentation at St. John’s Lutheran church on “The Healing Power of Music”. Focus on the use of liturgical and sacred music, especially hymns and chant for healing of mind and body.
October 1993Lecture to The Cato Society of the Jefferson County Medical Society on “The Healing Power of Music.” Focus on how music heals, choosing the music that works best for you, and current research in music and healing in the Arts and Medicine program.
October 1993Workshop at HEALTHFEST ’93 on “Healing Music” a day-long gathering of alternative health professionals. Focus on learning how to choose the music that is best for you, understanding the principles of how music heals, and learning simple toning techniques.
October 1993Presentation to the Cato Society of the Jefferson County Medical Association on “The Current State of Research in Music Therapy” with a focus on the music study being conducted at the Hurstbourne Care Center.
October 1993Workshop for HEALTHFEST ’93, Louisville, KY: a daylong gathering of alternative healthcare professionals.
November 1993“Chanting and Toning” a presentation to the members of “Minerva” at the Hopscotch House, Louisville, KY.
December 1993“Celebrating with Music,” a presentation to caregivers at “Foxhollow: the Healing Place.”
December 1993“Using Music to Cope with Migraine Stress,” a presentation to the Migraine Support Group, sponsored by Glaxo Pharmaceutical Company.
January, 1992“Applications of Chanting and Toning in a medical Setting, Part II” presentation to Humanism and Medicine Fellows, Department of Family Practice, University of Louisville School of Medicine.
March 1992“The Healing Benefits of Gregorian Chant” a workshop presented to the Sisters of St. Joseph, Regis College, Boston, MA.
March 1992“Arts and the Elderly” all-day workshop presented to nursing home activities directors from all Jefferson County: Hurstbourne Care Centre, Louisville, KY. With Dr. Jane Thibault and Dr. Vija Lusebrink.
May 1992“Toning and Chanting as Tools in Recovery,” workshop presented at “La Promesa de Gracia” national 12-step conference in Tucson, AZ.
June, 1991National Women’s Music Festival, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN: “Toning and Chanting for Health and Wellness”
June, 1991“Having Had a Spiritual Awakening” Fourth Annual 12-Step Conference at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI.”Toning and Chanting as Tools in Recovery”
July, 1991“Skeletal Humming, Toning, and Chanting for Health and Well-being.” Private presentation to psychotherapists in Carmel, California.
September, 1991“Incorporating Music Into a Psychiatric Practice” Literature Seminar for Psychiatry Residents at University Hospital, Consult/Liaison Conference.
October, 1991“Toning and Chanting as Tools for Health and Wellness,” presentation at Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center for an “Interquest Holistic Health Fair”.
October, 1991Workshop for medical students at University of Louisville on chanting and drumming for stress release.
December, 1991“Applications of Chanting and Toning in a Medical Setting,” presentation to Humanism and Medicine Fellows, University of Louisville Medical School.
December, 1991“Music and the Elderly: An Experiential Workshop,” St. Williams Adult Day Care.
December 1991“Gregorian Chant and the Medieval Mind,” presentation at Atherton High School, Louisville, KY
October, 1990Very Special Arts Festival, Shelbyville, KY, assistant to Dr. Arthur Harvey.
October, 1990Very Special Arts Festival, Elizabethtown, KY, assistant to Dr. Arthur Harvey
November, 1990Arts and Medicine Workshop, assistant to Dr. Arthur Harvey, Saint Alexis Hospital, Cleveland.
December, 1990Arts and Medicine Workshop, assistant to Dr. Arthur Harvey. Indiana University J.W. Riley Children’s Hospital
PROFESSIONAL PAPERS, LECTURES, AND LECTURE/RECITALS
June, 2004Lecture/Recital at “Exploring Health and Healing” Conference, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. Co-sponsored by Calgary health Region and Scripps Integrative Medicine Center.
May 2001“Music and Your Mental Health” Louisville Health and Fitness Magazine, May 2001.
February, 1994Violin and Piano recital with Julie Cash at Cathedral of the Assumption Undercroft, Louisville, KY.
February, 1994World Premiere of Concerto for Three Pianos by Isidore Philippe. University of Louisville School of Music, South Recital Hall.
March, 1994“The Healing Power of Music” a presentation to the Greater Louisville Music Teachers Association, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
November 1991“Wanda Landowska and the Revival of the Harpsichord: A Reassessment,” Conference on “The Revival of the Harpsichord: One Hundred Years Later,” Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA.
June, 1991“Wanda Landowska: Feminist or Independent Woman?: Feminist Theory and Music Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
May, 1991Lecture/Recital of “Music for Piano, Violin, and Cello by Women Composers,” American Association of University Women, Louisville,KY
February, 1990“Wanda Landowska: Composer, Performer, Pioneer”, Middlebury College Music Department, Middlebury, VTSummer, 1986 “The Dilemma of the Woman Musician in Academia”, National Women’s Studies Association meeting, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
Fall, 1989“The Early Compositions of Wanda Landowska”, Third Annual Women in Music Symposium, SUNY Buffalo, NY Spring, 1988 “Wanda Landowska: Composer, Performer, Pioneer”, American Musicological Society, South Central Chapter Meeting, University of Tennessee Knoxville and Women’s Culture Series, Middlebury, Vermont
Summer, 1988“Wanda Landowska: Composer, Performer, Pioneer”, AAUW Chapter meeting, Louisville
Fall, 1987“The Legacy of Wanda Landowska”, Fairfax Music Club, Fairfax, Virginia Third Annual Women in Music Symposium, State
Summer, 1986“Piano Compositions by Kentucky Women Composers”, live radio broadcast as part of the National Women’s Studies Association meeting, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana University of New York at Buffalo
Summer, 1985“New Opportunities for Women: How Wide Open Are the Doors for Women in Music?” American Association of University Women, Louisville
Summer, 1985“New Opportunities for Women: How Wide Open are the Doors for Women in Music?”, National Women’s Studies Association meeting at the University of Washington, Seattle
SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS
1994Research grant for $7,220 to continue study on “The Therapeutic Use of Music with Alzheimer’s patients” at Hurstbourne Care Center
1992-1993Research Grant for $14,440 to conduct a study on “The Use of Music with Alzheimer’s Patients” Funded by the Hurstbourne Care Centre, Louisville, KY.
1988-1989Interdisciplinary Fellowship for the Graduate School, University of Louisville; Stipend of $8,000 plus tuition remission
1985-1988University Fellowship for the School of Music, University of Louisville; Stipend of $8,000 plus tuition remission annually
1987,1988University of Louisville: Travel Grant to Lakeville, CT, $500.00.
1988American Association of University Women: Scholarship for graduate research, $1,000.
1987The Kentucky Foundation for Women: research grant to do research at the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, France, $5,372.00
1987American Association of University Women Scholarship for graduate research
1975NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers: “Performance Practices in Beethoven’s Music,” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. William S. Newman, seminar director. $2,000.
1970-1972Full Graduate Assistantship at University of Louisville School of Music. Tuition remission plus $3,000 per year stipend.
1966-1970Gregg-Graniteville Four-Year Academic Scholarship for use at any college or University in the U.S., $4,000.
1965-1969Strom Thurmond Foundation, full scholarship to the Brevard Center each summer. $550.00 per summer
Concerts and Recitals

April, 1996Solo Piano Recital, Glen Meadows Planned Community, Baltimore, MD.
July, 1996Accompanist for Voices of Kentuckiana at their concert at the 4th International Gala Choir Festival in Tampa, Fl.
March 1993Guest artist with “Ars Femina” in a harpsichord concerto at University of Kentucky, JCC.
April 1993Recital at the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society Conclave, University of Louisville School of Music Harpsichord Concerto with cadenza by Alice Cash.
August, 1993Chamber music with Julia A. Cash at the Kentucky Center for the Arts, Whitney Hall.
October 1993Chamber music recital with Julia A. Cash at Cathedral of the Assumption, Louisville
June 1993Recital with Julia A. Cash, Louisville Women’s Club, Music Series.
October, 1991Dedicatory Recital of an original 1806 Broadwood piano at Locust Grove Historic Mansion, Louisville, KY.
November 1991“Wanda Landowska and the Revival of the Harpsichord” – Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA. Conference on “The Revival of the Harpsichord: One Hundred Years Later”
November 1991Trio Recital with the Ars Femina Ensemble, First Unitarian Church, Louisville, KY
December 1991“Ars Femina Recital with Lynda Hurd, cellist” – Locust Grove Historic Mansion
OTHER RESEARCH INTERESTS IN MUSIC/MEDICINE

The Use of Music in Alzheimer’s Disease
The Use of Music in Pregnancy and Childbirth Preparation Classes
The Use of Music in Labor & Delivery
The Use of Music with Healthy Newborns, including “lulling’
The Use of Music with Hospitalized Children
The Use of Music in Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Abuse
The Use of Music in an Inpatient Setting for Addiction and Co-Dependency
The Use of Music in Anesthesiology and Surgery
The Use of Music with Autistic Children

HONORS AND AWARDS

1995 Distinguished Service Award from University Of Louisville School of Music Alumni Board
1995 Research Award from Kent School of Social Work for study of music with Alzheimer’s patients
1988 – 1989 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
1981 Outstanding Young Women of America
1978 The World Who’s Who of Women in Education
1978 Outstanding Young Women of America
1977 Outstanding Young Women of America
1976 Outstanding Young Women of America

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

National Speakers Association
Kentucky Speakers Association
American Musicological Society
College Music Society
Sonneck Society
Music Teachers National Association
American Association of University Women
National Organization of Women
National Women’s Studies Association
National Association for Music Therapy
Institute of Noetic Sciences
National Association of Social Workers

COMMUNITY SERVICE

President, Alumni Board, University of Louisville School of Music, 1991 – 1994
Steering Committee, National Council on Sexual Addiction. Louisville Chapter, 1989-90.
Executive Board, Greater Louisville Council on Sexual Heath and Addiction, 1990-present.
Chair of Women’s Issues, American Association of University Women. Louisville Chapter
Pianist and choir member, Highland Presbyterian church
Substitute Accompanist, Highland Presbyterian Junior Choir
Parent Volunteer, J. Graham Brown Elementary and Middle School
Parent Volunteer, Jefferson County Youth Orchestra
Parent Volunteer, Atherton High School

FEATURE ARTICLES SPOTLIGHTING MUSIC/MEDICINE WORK AT U OF L and Baptist Hospital East by Dr. Alice H. Cash

Univ. of Louisville Alumni Magazine, “Spotlight on Dr. Alice Cash,” Winter, 2004

Louisville Courier-Journal, “Dr. Cash Speaks to Man-to-Man Support Group on Music Therapy” March, 2004

Louisville Courier-Journal, “Music Expert Teaches How to Heal” March 2002.

Kentuckiana Health Fitness Magazine “Music and Your Mood” July 2001.

Today’s Woman “When a Pill isn’t Enough: Take two CD’s and Call me in the Morning” July 2000.

Encore Magazine “Touching a Memory Chord.”

The Open Ear “Music with Alzheimer’s Patients”

Business First “Alternative Health in Louisville” January, 1994

Louisville Courier-Journal, “Music As Medicine” January, 1996.

MEDIA APPEARANCES AND INTERVIEWS

July, 2006July, 2002Bernson’s Corner, Fox 41, “Local Therapist Heals Patients with Music”TV Morning Show “Good Morning Honolulu” on KHON, FOX Channel 2
May 2002NPR “Panel on Music Therapy” call-in show
August 2001Kentuckiana Health Fitness Radio Program “Music and Your Mood”
August 2001WAVE3 Urban Insights “Interview about new book Notes on Tuning Your Life with Music
December 2000PBS Special on “Healing in America” interview at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN
December 2000interviewed by local station in Evansville for their news broadcast on music in a hospital setting
August 2000“Sexual Addiction: Treatment Options” WLKY-Louisville.
February 2000“Surviving a Crisis in a Relationship” WLKY-TV Valentine’s Week Special
June 1999“The Mozart Effect with Babies: Mother Baby Bonding through Lullabyes.” Louisville Tonight Live, WHAS TV; filmed at Baptist hospital East.
March 1998“The Mozart Effect” NPR interview about my music medicine work in Louisville
March 1997“Music and Healing” feature presentation on “Sightings” nationally syndicated cable TV program
October 1995Manhattan Cable Network, Channel 36 “Music and Medicine at the University of Louisville” on “Heyer Insights with Albrecht Heyer, N.D.”
February 1995WHAS-TV television “Live From Family and Children’s Agency: Dr. Alice Cash and Toning and Chanting” on Good Morning Kentuckiana with Terry Meiners
May 1994“Feelin’ Great” syndicated show on 13 stations in Kentucky, “The Power of Music”
October 1993WLKY: Morning News “Holistic Health Fair”
July 1993CNBC: Medical schools utilizing alternative medicine
June 1993“NBC Nightly News” Alternative medicine at U of L
April 1993“The TODAY Show”: Toning as an alternative healing method
November 1992WUOL television “Music with Alzheimers research”
October 1992WLKY television “Music and Alzheimers Study”
April 1992WUOL television “Chant for Stress Relief?
October 1991WHAS television “Drumming and Toning workshop at Med School”

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