All Children Love Music!

James E. Riley, MM, MT-BC “Hello, hello! I see you there in the green shirt, the green shirt, won’t you please tell us your name?” A child looks down to check before opening her eyes wide and pointing to her own shirt. The Music Therapist – Board Certified (MT-BC) responds, […]

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Must See Documentary – Alive Inside

ALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music. His camera reveals the uniquely […]

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Tis the Season…

During this holiday season, as we approach the end of yet another year, we pause to reflect on what you have accomplished through Music Sweet Music (MSM) in 2014. You, through your generosity and thoughtfulness, have touched the lives of 1,500 plus children in the Greater Tampa Bay region. The […]

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Music Therapist Julie Martin: Endurance Race to Benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Mease-Countryside

Our music therapist, Julie Martin, is giving her all to Music Sweet Music by starting a new fundraising page to support music therapy at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Mease-Countryside. She calls it 26 4 26. That means that she is running a 26.2 mile marathon in January and dedicating it […]

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Music Therapy Improves Behavior in Children with Autism

Weekly music therapy sessions can have a positive effect on behavior in children with autism, reports a paper in Pertanika Journal. In a study of 41 children, improvements were seen particularly in inattentive behaviors over a ten month period. The researchers hope that their research will help children and young […]

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Music Therapy Reduces Depression in Children and Adolescents

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional problems according to a new study released by Queen’s University, Belfast, Ireland. In the largest ever study of its kind, the researchers in partnership with the Northern Ireland Music Therapy […]

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Music…Sweet Music donates guitar to school in Haiti

MSM music therapist Jennifer Miller recently returned from a trip to Haiti where she performed her “music as medicine” magic and presented a guitar on behalf of Music Sweet Music to Walmy and Makesnel Ulysse of the College Mixte la Reference of Ganthier. This guitar will be used to teach students […]

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MSM “Music as Medicine” Studio

Did you know that Music Sweet Music has a “Music as Medicine” therapy studio at our offices in South Pasadena? We are gearing up to provide even more therapy sessions from the studio for low income families and children in need. Know someone whose family could benefit from this service? […]

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Summer 2014 Newsletter

Music Sweet Music’s Summer newsletter was delivered to the post office today. You should be receiving your copy in the next three days or so. If you don’t receive your copy, it probably means we don’t have updated mailing information for you. We would be thrilled to send you a […]

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New Donor Management System Installed

To better communicate with our donors, MSM has purchased and installed a donor database system call DonorPerfect. This system will let us consolidate all information in one place and enable us to better communicate with you, our supporters. Let us know if you have moved or changed any of your […]

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