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upcoming speaking engagments

11 October 2016 "Lessons of Humanity:  What My Grandfather Taught Me" at Grand Valley State University, Allendale MI

2 & 3 November 2016 "Music as a Catalyst for Change" at Berklee's Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, Berklee College of Music, Boston MA

12 November 2016 TED Talk at Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY

Speaking engagement highlights

July 2016  "Lessons of Humanity" at Mercy by the Sea CT

March 2016 "Music Heals"  at Mid Atlantic Region Music Therapy Conference, Harrisburg PA

March 2016 "Lessons of Humanity" at Cazenovia Public Library, Cazenovia NY

January 2016 "Lessons of Humanity" at Black Box Theatre, New York NY

June 2014 "Music Heals" at Cazenovia Lions Club, Cazenovia NY

November 2014 "Music Heals" at Mercyhurst University, Erie PA

November 2013 "Music Heals:  Field Work in East Africa" at American Music Therapy Association Conference, Jacksonville FL

August 2013 "Music Heals" at Rotary Club, Ithaca NY

March 2013 "Bringing Music Therapy to Northern Uganda and Working with ex-Child Soldiers from the Lords Resistance Army" at Berklee College of Music, Boston MA


Spring 2012 "Music Heals" Brunell Endowed Chair at Cayuga Community College, Auburn NY

November 2011 "Music Heals" at UNHCR 60th Anniversary, New York NY

October 2011 "Music Heals" at Ojai World Music Festival, Ojai CA

April & May 2010 "Journey to the Soul of Africa" & "Music Heals" at the 11th Annual Ojai Storytelling Festival, Ojai CA