Are you stressed? Do you have trouble getting to sleep? Are you in pain? Music can be used to address all of these issues, as well as many others. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) developed and recently launched a Music and Wellness website…Read More
Penny Anderson Brill, a violist with the Pittsburgh Symphony, has been developing a music and wellness program for orchestra musicians for the past six years. She has a lot of experience performing in a variety of health care settings.
In this article, Penny shares some tips she has learned over the years while performing for patients in a hospital or other healthcare institution. Her advice ranges from common sense hygiene (wash your hands frequently) to repertoire suggestions and suggestions for talking to individual patients.Read More