The Music Has Power™ Awards is the signature event presented by the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function, a member of CenterLight Health System. The celebration symbolizes the visionary spirit of the Institute and its pioneering mission to combine science and music to promote healing and wellness.
Funds raised through this event support the Institute, a 501 (c)(3), not-for-profit organization. Specifically, the funds raised through the Music Has Power™ Awards support patient care, along with clinical and scientific research.
An acclaimed filmmaker and renowned neurologist were honored Sept. 7, 2011 at the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function’s 2011 Music Has Power Awards headlined by multi-platinum-selling, five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein.
The healing power of music and the helping power of musicians came together on September 14, 2010 when acclaimed four-time Grammy®Award winning musician Michael Feinstein headlined the 10th Annual Music Has Power Awards benefit at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency – The Nightclub of New York. This year, the IMNF honored Shelley and Donald Rubin as well as Petr Janata.
The healing power of music and the helping power of musicians came together on September 9th when acclaimed four-time Grammy®Award winning musician Michael Feinstein headlined the 9th Annual Music Has Power Awards benefit, with two-time Tony-Award® winning actress and singer Christine Ebersole, at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency – The Nightclub of New York. Long-Time Supporter Peggy Rice and Scientific Advisory Board Member and Senior Fellow in Theoretical Neurobiology Aniruddh Patel, Ph.D. were honored for their Contributions to Music and Healing.
Music Icon Odetta and Broadway Star Geoffrey Holder Help Raise More Than $120,000 at the 2008 Music Has Power Awards benefiting the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function, as Holder and Gottfried Schlaug, MD, PhD were honored for their contributions to music and healing.
New York music icon Michael Feinstein helped raise more than $170,000 at the 2007 Music Has Power Awards, to continue funding music therapy programs and support research initiatives of the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF). Honored for their ongoing involvement, guidance and support of the IMNF are Thomas F. Roberts IV and Thomas E. Nobile, both from The Bank of New York Mellon.