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LLI | Mood Music

December 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018


Course Instructor: Howard Sherman

Dates: Wednesdays, November 28, December 5, 12

Time: 2:00pm – 3:30 pm

Course Fee for 3 sessions:

$55.00Add to cart

There is a saying, “music hath power to soothe the savage
breast . . .” Explore the power of music to improve your
mood and enhance your quality of life with better sleep,
more energy, pain relief, and much more. If you are a clinical
professional, you can increase your understanding of music therapy techniques for a plethora of clinical and educational settings. Live, videotaped and recorded music will be used.

Week 1: A colorful review of the evolution of music in the life of early man, and then onto middle and modern times with a look at the central place music held in all cultures, whether as medicine, communication, ceremonies, entertainment, religion, or education. The effects of music on our brain, mind, and body will be discussed thus defining the vital reason for music in our lives.

Week 2: An exploration of the therapeutic benefits of music on a personal level, and in the profession. Learn how the different musical instruments influence body, mind and neurological systems. Discover various forms of music and how they can be applied to improve your mental state and mood, and enhance your quality of life.

Week 3: Experience the power of music with song writing, improvisation and active listening exercises. Learn how the strategic use of music can improve sleep, concentration, energy, mood, as well as ease pain. One does not need to be a musician to experience the benefits of music in this session. Enjoy!

Instructor Bio: Howard Sherman has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in music education and post-graduate work in music therapy. For over forty years he has applied and recorded the effects of interactive music therapy techniques on individuals and groups in hospitals, schools, nursing homes, and clinics. He has lectured on applications of music in treatment settings and also in teaching the layperson the application of some of these techniques in areas of pain reduction, memory enhancement, and motor control including fine and gross motor and speech production. He has worked, lectured or taught in Florida, Massachusetts, California, and New Jersey. Mr. Sherman has been a board certified music therapist for over 30 years and a licensed mental health counselor for over 25 years. He is also a professional violinist.


December 5, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Delray Beach Public Library Large Meeting Room
100 W Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33483 United States


Isabella Rowan