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Found Sounds @Home

Attending a virtual or in-person music-making event, like a drum circle, is great fun. The Pandemic has required us to use our creativity perhaps more than usual as we "make do" in our homes. One of the most fun activities I've found is looking around my home and...

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New Year’s Day Community Drum Circle

New Year’s Day Community Drum Circle

Come drum with us and welcome in the New Year at this Community Drum Circle. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED/Instruments are provided. What better way to welcome the first day of 2020 then to connect with others through making music and laughter. This circle is led by Michelle...

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Year Review with Music

Year Review with Music

For me, the year starts to wind down when Daylight Savings Time ends. The shorter days and long dark nights naturally cause me to start reflecting on the year that is coming to a close. The last leaves are falling, winter jackets are coming out of the closet, and in...

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Music for Veterans

Music for Veterans

Music and the military go hand in hand. Historically, music has been integral to the military experience, from bugle calls that summon one awake in the morning, to cues for when to charge or retreat in battle, to "lights out." While the modern military may use...

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Drum Circles: Is this just a hippy thing?

Drum Circles: Is this just a hippy thing?

When you hear the phrase “drum circle,” what comes to mind? A group of 20-somethings with dreadlocks and sandals sitting on the beach? Native or Indigenous peoples participating in a sacred tradition? A 1960’s hippy commune? How about a group of business executives at...

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Music, Mindfulness and Moments

This month, I'd like to share a guest post by Carla Tanguay, MA, MT-BC, a music therapist currently working in Mount Desert Island, ME. In this post, Carla reflects on a session that she shared with a client who was on hospice care.  Delicious Music is a beautiful...

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