Blog Archives Media: Coverage

Military Music Therapy

Date November 14, 2016 Publication NBC Dallas Forth Worth URL http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Creative-Forces-Expands-to-Fort-Hood-401164366.html Title Creative Forces Expands to Fort Hood Creative Forces, a National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) military healing arts network, is expanding to Fort Hood in early 2017.  The NEA is partnering with the Department of Defense to offer creative art therapies, such as…

Helping Veterans Through Art

Date August 29, 2016 Publication The San Diego Union-Tribune URL http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/entertainment/sdut-arts-council-grants-2016aug29-htmlstory.html Title Helping veterans through art Resounding Joy’s very own Barbara Reuer and Megan Wong were featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune as they discussed our Semper Sound program; which recently received a $10,000 grant from the Veterans Initiatives of the Arts. This is a…

2016 Teen’s Legacy Is Music to Patients’ Ears

Date  April 30, 2016 Publication  The San Diego Union-Tribune URL  http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/apr/30/ariana-miller-music-therapy-fundraising-concert Title  Teen’s Legacy Is Music to Patients’ Ears During the last two years of her life, Ariana Miller fought a punishing battle with congenital heart disease. But one experience that always brightened the Olivenhain teen’s darkest hours was a visit from her music therapist.…

2015 Share Your Blessings Awards Free Beamz Interactive Music Systems

Date  August 24, 2015 Publication  PR Newswire URL  http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/share-your-blessings-syb-awards-up-to-1500-free-beamz-interactive-music-systems-to-families-and-organizations-supporting-individuals-with-special-needs-300132122.html Title  Share Your Blessings Awards up to 1,500 Free Beamz Interactive Music Systems to Families and Organizations Supporting Individuals with Special Needs Beamz Interactive, Inc., a leading developer in state-of-the-art interactive music products, and Share Your Blessings, a non-profit organization with a mission to fund projects…

2015 Sport Clips Grand-Reopening Fundraiser

Date  July 21, 2015 Publication  Oside News URL  http://www.osidenews.com/2015/07/21/sport-clips-re-grand-opening-fundraiser/ Title  Sport Clips Grand-Reopening Fundraiser Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation’s largest franchise dedicated to men’s and boys’ hair care, is under new ownership in Oceanside. Sport Clips team leaders (owners) Chris and Cammie Formo, of San Diego, purchased the Oceanside Marketplace store, located at 4259 Oceanside Blvd.,…

2015 San Diego’s Most Talented Youth Perform to Benefit Children Battling Heart Disease

Date  April 22, 2015 Publication  San Diego Troubadour URL  http://sandiegotroubadour.com/2015/04/san-diegos-most-talented-youth-perform-to-benefit-children-battling-heart-disease/ Writer  Kristine Vandenberg Title  San Diego’s Most Talented Youth Perform to Benefit Children Battling Heart Disease What do San Diego’s 16-year-old best new artist Cody Lovaas, UCSD’s award-winning a cappella group the Tritones, and Food Network star Marc Summers all have in common? They will…

2015 Groove to Your Music and Heal!

Date  February 17, 2015 Publication  Heart MD Institute URL  http://www.heartmdinstitute.com/health-topics/alternative-medicine/640-groove-to-your-music-and-heal Writer  HMDI Editors Title  Groove to Your Music and Heal! Grab your MP3 player, put in your favorite soothing CD, sit back, relax, and let the power of music heal you! Music therapy has gained traction as a healing medium throughout the world of medicine.…

2015 Nonprofit Harnesses Power of Music as a Therapeutic Tool

Date  February 13, 2015 Publication  Del Mar Times URL  http://www.delmartimes.net/news/2015/feb/13/resounding-joy-music-therapy-military-veterans/ Title  Nonprofit Harnesses Power of Music as a Therapeutic Tool Writer  Joe Tash On a recent overcast morning, Matthew Parker stood singing and playing his banjo with a group of other musicians in the courtyard of the Naval Medical Center near Balboa Park in San…

2015 Resounding Joy Empowers Veterans Through Music Therapy

Date  February 3, 2015 Publication  Digital Journal URL  http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2457528 Title  Resounding Joy Empowers Veterans Through Music Therapy In continued pursuit of its vision to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded services members in our nation’s history, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) last week held its first-ever Grantee Reunion Summit. The grant recipients from WWP’s…

2014 Making Music Soothes Combat-Hardened

Date November 9, 2014 Publication  The San Diego Union-Tribune Writer  Jeanette Steele URL  http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/nov/09/artillery-arts-semper-sound-band/ Title  Making Music Soothes Combat-Hardened A thin, young Marine dressed in desert camouflage appears at the door of the Wounded Warrior Battalion music room. Politely, he waits to get the attention of the music therapist, a young woman holding a fiddle…

2014 San Diego Music Therapy Nonprofit Given $15K Grant for Program

Date  July 22, 2014 Publication  La Jolla Patch URL  http://patch.com/california/lajolla/san-diego-music-therapy-nonprofit-given-15k-grant-for-program Writer  Victor McMichael Title  San Diego Music Therapy Nonprofit Given $15K Grant for Program Since its inception in 2004, Resounding Joy, a music therapy nonprofit organization, has served more than 75,000 people, from infants to seniors, throughout San Diego County. The organization promotes healing through…

2014 Music Therapy and Military Populations: An Update

Date  March 4, 2014 Publication  Huffington Post | The Blog Writer  Ronna Kaplan, MA URL  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ronna-kaplan-ma/music-therapy-and-militar_b_4875374.html?utm_hp_ref=impact&ir=Impact Title  Music Therapy and Military Populations: An Update I am very pleased to inform our readers that the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) has just announced the publication of Music Therapy and Military Populations: A Status Report and Recommendations…