Band Together Pittsburgh creates music programs for people on the autism spectrum. Co-founders John Vento and Ron “Moondog” Esser are Communitas Award Winners. With Corona quarantines and social sequestering putting a temporary end to most group gatherings, live concert performances and non-essential events, one local organization has managed to adapt …Read More »
Shinedown partners with non-profit humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief, releases new original song, “Atlas Falls”
To help with the essential personal protective equipment needs facing the health workers responding to the coronavirus, multi-platinum rock band Shinedown has partnered with non-profit humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief. The band is offering some optimism and faith in humanity by reaching into their vault to make available a never-before-heard, brand new …Read More »
The Power of Music on Alzheimer’s – An Interview with MUSIC & MEMORY℠ Founder and Executive Director, Dan Cohen.
Music has proven to be an incredible tool against the degenerative effects of Alzheimer’s, a fact that Dan Cohen, founder of the non-profit organization MUSIC & MEMORY℠, knows all too well. “When it comes to something like Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of dementia, there’s very little hope,” Dan told …Read More »
Dallas Musician Gives Back to Aspiring Artists through The Sound Foundation: An Interview with TSF Artist, The Pröjekt
The saying goes, “Those who can’t do, teach,” but for Murder FM front man, Norman Matthew, teaching is just another part of the job. In 2013, the Dallas musician created The Sound Foundation, a bonafide “School of Rock” where music lessons and album release shows replace math classes and drama …Read More »