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The Neurochemistry of Music

Mona Lisa Chanda and Daniel J. Levitin have written a comprehensive paper regarding how music can regulate our mood and physical well-being. Music. They use five categories they look at regarding the power of music. These categories are: (i) reward, motivation, and pleasure; (ii) stress and arousal; (iii) immunity; and (iv) social affiliation. Click Here…

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Music Makes It Better For Veterans

Going into the studio is always a thrill whether you’re an old pro or a brand newbie.  The week of 12/16, our Veterans Music Project 2.0 went in with two new songs.  Nine Veterans and our music producer (also a ten-year Army Veteran) worked hard for 13 weeks.  For two hours every Monday night, we…

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Support Our Veterans On #GivingTuesday

During our Veterans Music Project, you often see fingers flying across blank pages writing lyrics almost as if they can’t get them out fast enough.  There is something cathartic about expressing thoughts and feelings through words and music.  We are always amazed that our Veterans  wish to explore some of the most vulnerable areas of their life. Who was…

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Where Does Your Money Go?

Where Does Your Money Go? At Alchemy Sky, 85% of your donation goes straight to our programming to help Veterans.  For $100, we can send a board-certified music therapist into a homeless shelter for Veterans.  It is a one-hour session with all instruments provided and can accommodate up to ten Veterans. Help us help the…

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How Drumming Makes It Better

How Drumming Makes It Better From Psychology Today: The Healing Power of Drum Circles |  United we stand is a way of life for veterans. When it comes to physical therapy or recovery, the same stands true. Tackling any form of recovery begins with a group mindset, music makes that easier.  According to a recent…

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Free Calming Music Playlist

Alchemy Sky Foundation has a free music streaming radio page which focuses on the healing power of music.  We have generously received permission by some amazing artists to stream music for our community.  We are grateful for their support and their amazing music.  Their music makes it better. At Alchemy Sky Foundation we believe in…

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Open Free Registration For Older Adult Choir

Our registration page is live for our Choir for Older Adults Living with Parkinson’s.  Our program is free for all participants.  Registration will close on March 31st.  #MusicMakesItBetter Please use this link to register: www.thegeorgecenter.com/parkinsonschoir  

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Choir Practice Starts Monday!

Practice for our choir for Older Adults living with Parkinson’s starts Monday!  Please check out the information page and sign up using the link below.  Also check out The George Center’s Blog on this exciting new program.  Click on TGC Blog Practice starts Monday, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, at the Renaissance Senior Living Center located…

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