Portia Diwa, Celtic harpist, explaining and demonstrating therapeutic harp music. She is a Music Therapist at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
All known civilizations have used music to heal. The music employed in the healing rituals of many cultures mysteriously merged sound of the natural world with human aural creations. Because our world now demands scientific explanations of observed phenomena, research into the impact of music on the brain and body has produced ample evidence of the physiological effect of music.
Four Seasons Arts “Music & Healing” programs explore these scientific findings and introduce us to practitioners who use music as a healing therapy.