songwriting

What Daniel Tiger Can Teach Us About Songwriting

As I write this blog post, my 3-year-old is watching Daniel Tiger and my 7-month-old take is taking one of her mini-non-consolidated naps (can anyone relate?!) I've had many Daniel Tiger episodes playing in the background as I try to get a little work done during nap/quiet time. This is because I'm home with my [...]

What Daniel Tiger Can Teach Us About Songwriting2017-06-21T13:54:09+00:00

Composing Catchy Songs for Clients (that are therapeutic and effective too!)

I know it can be tricky composing songs for clients. We want the songs to be therapeutic and goal-oriented, but also catchy and engaging. (At least that's what I'm thinking of when I'm composing for kids!) Here are a few tips to get you started with writing songs for your clients: Repetition, repetition, repetition. When it comes [...]

Composing Catchy Songs for Clients (that are therapeutic and effective too!)2016-12-14T14:38:37+00:00

Why I’m An Original Song Ambassador…And Why You Should Be Too

Last week I shared a simple and creative way you can earn free CMTE credits: by writing original songs. Turns out that there are  plenty of other great reasons why writing original songs is beneficial...not just for you but for your clients as well! Here are the top three reasons why I'm a original song ambassador...and [...]

Why I’m An Original Song Ambassador…And Why You Should Be Too2019-10-26T18:09:56+00:00

Here’s A Creative Way To Earn FREE CMTE Credits

One thing I hear frequently in discussions amongst our music therapy community is about the need for free continuing education opportunities. Yes, we love going to conference and taking online courses, but we're also looking for some inexpensive - okay, free - ways we can grow, learn, and work towards recertification. I have got a great way [...]

Here’s A Creative Way To Earn FREE CMTE Credits2016-11-29T20:48:42+00:00

Seven Ways to Enhance Your Songwriting Skills

Things have been a bit of a whirlwind here at Wholesome Harmonies! I have a few big projects in the works and some other exciting announcements, so stay tuned to the blog. At UCP, we are in full preparation mode for our Spring Musical, Little Red Riding Hood. I am so excited about this performance! [...]

Seven Ways to Enhance Your Songwriting Skills2017-06-21T13:54:30+00:00

Put a Little Love in Your Heart!

Love is in the air! I'll admit that I am a big holiday person. Now that Valentine's Day is around the corner, I'm excited to be implementing my themed activities for this holiday of love. (Too cheesy?) My previous post was about Valentine's BINGO, a musical game I use with my tween and teen clients. Be [...]

Put a Little Love in Your Heart!2019-03-14T13:43:23+00:00