Being Music

June 12, 2012

Tami Simon speaks with Christine Stevens, the director of the music and wellness program at Remo Drum Company and the founder of UpBeat Drum Circles, which has brought music therapy to businesses, communities, and individuals around the world. With Sounds True, Christine created the home study course The Healing Drum Kit, and has written a new book called Music Medicine: The Science and Spirit of Healing Yourself with Sound. In this episode, Tami speaks with Christine about the healing properties of each of the four elements of music: rhythm, melody, harmony, and silence. Christine also explored how much we can gain by shifting from being consumers to creators of music. (50 minutes)

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As director of Music Therapy and Wellness Programs at Remo Drum Company and through her own company UpBeat Drum Circles, Christine has led music and wellness seminars internationally in places including Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, England, and the USA. For more about Christine, visit her website at www.ubdrumcircles.com.

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Tami Simon speaks with Christine Stevens, the director of the music and wellness program at Remo Drum Company and the founder of UpBeat Drum Circles, which has brought music therapy to businesses, communities, and individuals around the world. With Sounds True, Christine created the home study course The Healing Drum Kit, and has written a new book called Music Medicine: The Science and Spirit of Healing Yourself with Sound. In this episode, Tami speaks with Christine about the healing properties of each of the four elements of music: rhythm, melody, harmony, and silence. Christine also explored how much we can gain by shifting from being consumers to creators of music. (50 minutes)

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