Title

Taking a Chance on Harp Therapy at Missouri State University

Abstract

In January of 2008, the Department of Music at Missouri State University offered a new course, Introduction to Music and Healing. This three-hour per week class provides an introduction to the history and current practices in the filed o therapeutic music, as an integrated service-learning class. In addition to completing classroom assignments, students learn to play the therapeutic harp and develop a portfolio including a reflection journal with time log, based upon the therapeutic harp music they provide in a local hospital and/or hospice.

Department(s)

Music

Document Type

Article

Keywords

therapeutic music, service learning, college class

Publication Date

2008

Recommended Citation

Libby, Cynthia Green. "Taking a Chance on Harp Therapy at Missouri State University." The Harp Therapy Journal 13, no. 2, 13, 19-20 .

Journal Title

The Harp Therapy Journal

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