At Philadelphia hospital, musician dispenses tranquilizer



Marcia Kravis is the rare conservatory-trained musician who loves it when her audience falls asleep. Thursday afternoons you can find her sitting in a corner of the emergency room at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, tapping a hammered dulcimer to set a mood of tranquility. She studied harpsichord at the New England Conservatory of Music and, after years of performing and teaching, trained as a music practitioner. She picked up the dulcimer in part because of something she'd heard in music-therapy class. She found the hammered dulcimer relaxes people who are stressed without suggesting the heavenly gates.
Name:
E-mail:
Website:  
Please enter your comment below:
Please enter the text below:

MOST POPULAR

SPONSORED REPORTS
SPONSORED HEADLINES

SIGN UP

FREE e-Newsletters Join the Council Subscribe to HL magazine

SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING

100 Winners Circle Suite 300
Brentwood, TN 37027

800-727-5257

About | Advertise | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Reprints/Permissions | Contact
© HealthLeaders Media 2015 a division of BLR All rights reserved.