Why I Use a Keyboard (not a piano!) For Adapted Lessons

2017-02-21T20:20:47+00:00February 21st, 2017|

In addition to offering music therapy, another service we provide at Wholesome Harmonies is adapted music lessons. Whereas in music therapy our goal is something non-musical (like increasing attention or improving articulation), with adapted music lessons our goal is musical - for students to acquire skills to learn an instrument. The benefits of having a board [...]

Intimidated by Using Improv as a Music Therapy Intervention? Try This.

2016-01-20T17:06:53+00:00January 20th, 2016|

I'll admit firsthand that I've been a little hesitant to incorporate improvisation into my sessions. I never knew quite where to start or how to musically support my clients. Also, my clients (who are mostly on the autism spectrum) need a lot of structure, so I didn't know how they would handle the "musical freedom," [...]

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