Songwriting Works’ “Life’s a Song” Ensemble is as a “supergroup” of award-winning singer-songwriters united in their mission to heal through music and compose songs with entire communities. On tour in July 2017 and Spring 2018 in support of their studio album,”Life’s A Song,” the Ensemble brings the Songwriting Works’ internationally acclaimed song composition workshops, trainings for arts and health providers and concert celebrations to venues in the Western U.S. and Canada. Available for 2018 and 2019 conferences and keynotes worldwide.
Songwriting Works’ award-winning trio Judith-Kate Friedman, Keeth Monta Apgar and Ashleigh “Ash” Devine will delight conferees withan uplifting multi-media concert celebrating the artistry, stories, and voices of rural elders and friends, ages 12 to 103, in Washington State. Through ancient oral tradition practices with breakthrough insights from neuroscience, biology, and social engagement research, elders experience the power of music and take us on a journey into family life, heritage, WWII service, the Big Band era, and more. Theresa Allison, MD, PhD, medical ethnomusicologist and physician, moderates. 3:40pm. For conference registration and information click here.