Violinist to introduce Naperville to healing power of music

What an amazing person! Great ideas here for other to emulate.

Los Angeles Philharmonic violinist Vijay Gupta will visit Naperville at the end of February to talk about his work in bringing quality, live classical music to underserved populations. (The Lavin Agency)

A local arts group is hoping a violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra can inspire the Naperville community to develop a means of bringing classical music to underserved populations. Continue reading “Violinist to introduce Naperville to healing power of music”

At Children’s Hospital, Music Is A Form Of Treatment For Young Patients

It makes me so happy to see more and more hospitals & other medical facilities embracing music & the arts in general as a form of treatment and therapy. More should do this though!

Nicole Steele, a music therapist at UPMC's Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and Yaheim Young, a fourteen-year-old patient, strum on ukuleles during a session.

Nicole Steele, clad in a face mask and thin plastic protective cover over her shirt, strung a ukulele while 14-year-old Yaheim Young played alongside her. The two had a jam session on the ninth floor of the UPMC Children’s Hospital in Lawrenceville.

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“TripAdvisor users say this Mass. hotel is the best in America”

Of course it’s on my beloved Nantucket 🙂

If you’ve never visited the “Grey Lady”, I can’t recommend highly enough you find a way to make it happen.  There is no place on earth like Nantucket and after living there for a couple of years, it will always have a special place in my heart.

The historic island of Nantucket, with its quaint lighthouses, gorgeous beaches, seaside cottages, and cobblestone streets, is home to the best hotel in America for the second year in a row, according to TripAdvisor readers.

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“Sleep In The Middle Of A Glacier At This Stunning New Hotel In Alaska”

Talk about your WOW factor & curb appeal!!! Location, Location, Location!!

The Sheldon Chalet is perched on an isolated granite peak within a magnificent glacier, 6,000 ft above the Don Sheldon Amphitheater and ten miles from the summit of Denali National Park in Alaska. Located on five private acres, the Sheldon Chalet sleeps up to ten guests in five bedrooms featuring brilliant panoramas of the Alaska Range from every angle.

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