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Archive for November 2016

A Night Of Alchemy

“A seemingly magical process of transformation, creation or combination.” We had our first fundraiser in Atlanta on Friday, November 11th.  As we hurried to hang posters and hearts, test mics and amps and practice our stories and speeches, you could feel the energy begin to build.  Musicians call it “The Magic”.  I think that Aristotle…

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Georgia Music Partners Spotlights Alchemy Sky Foundation

November is Military Appreciation Month, and Georgia Music Partners honored Alchemy Sky as an Atlanta non-profit working to enrich the lives of veterans through music therapy. “We’re doing music therapy at the VA,” Jaye Budd explains, “and we average about 14 veterans for the nursing home right on campus at the Veterans Medical Center on…

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Who’s Doing Good? Alchemy Sky, Thunder Gypsy & Smith’s Olde Bar

Alchemy Sky was featured in an article by Devika Rao for the AJC to promote the upcoming Alchemy Sky fundraiser on Veteran’s Day at Smith’s Olde Bar in Midtown. (Full article.) Alchemy Sky provides music therapy programs for veterans by organizing, funding and facilitating group music therapy workshops for nursing home residents at the Veterans Association…

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Music Therapy Reduces Depression in Children, Adolescents, Research Fnds

Researchers at Bournemouth University and Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioural and emotional problems. In partnership with Every Day Harmony (the brand name for Northern Ireland Music Therapy Trust), the researchers found that children and young people, aged 8 — 16 years old, who received…

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