Las Vegas woman combines music with therapy

Music therapist Judith Pinkerton plays the violin in a session working with recovering addicts at the Resolutions Recovery center in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 26, 2018. Patrick Connolly Las Veg ...

The light bulb moment came in an Alaska hospital 32 years ago.

Judith Pinkerton’s then-husband was recovering from emergency back surgery. He was also battling high blood pressure.

Pinkerton, a classically trained, professional violinist who also ran her own talent agency, found that her playing helped him sleep at night, reducing the need for medication.

While he was hospitalized, Pinkerton recorded her playing on cassette and gave it to him on a Walkman.

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