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.
2006 Music Has Power Awards feature performances by Rob Thomas, Patty Griffin, Timothy Fain; honors acclaimed neurologist and author Dr. Oliver Sacks.
The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF) proudly presented the fifth annual Music Has Power Awards, which was held on Monday, November 28,2005 at the Jazz at Lincoln Center's Allen Room. Henry Z. Steinway, former president and chairman of Steinway & Sons, was honored for his outstanding contributions in the areas of music, music education and wellness. Notable musicians and performers made this year’s event an unforgettable celebration of music and healing. Notable musicians and performers made this year’s event an unforgettable celebration of music and healing.
The Institute for Neurologic Function successfully held its fourth annual Music Has Power Awards on Monday, November 29th, 2004 at the Jazz at Lincoln Center's Allen Room. Renowned recording artist, Moby; president of Karl T. Bruhn Associates and music advocate, Karl T. Bruhn; and Director of the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function and Vice President for Music Therapy, Concetta M. Tomaino, D.A., MT-BC, were honored for their outstanding contributions to the area of music and wellness. The night was filled with powerful performances by popular recording artist Moby; award winning actor and composer Kris Kristofferson; Grammy©, Tony©, Golden Globe© and Emmy© Award winning composer, Marvin Hamlisch; Oscar-nominated actor, singer-songwriter, Rufus Wainwright; Kate Pierson and Fred Schneider of The B-52’s, and Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes.
Third Annual Music Has Power™ Awards Honor Mickey Hart, Lorin Hollander and Remo Belli as Gwyneth Paltrow Emcees an evening of star-studded performances benefiting the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function. Performers at the Awards included popular recording artist Moby, who featured a special film and musical presentation; Walter Cronkite, distinguished broadcast journalist and television anchor; as well as Ann Reinking, Broadway and film star and eminent choreographer; Marvin Hamlisch, Grammy, Tony, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning composer; recording artists, The Bacon Brothers and Metropolitan opera soprano, Korliss Uecker accompanied by Dr. Len Horovitz on the piano.