Community members are invited to join residents and staff at Beth Abraham Health Services on Wednesday, November 30 for a special performance by trumpeter and composer Charlie Porter and his jazz ensemble. This 60-minute free interactive concert will be held at 2 p.m. in the auditorium at 612 Allerton Avenue in the Bronx.
The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function will hold its 11th Annual Music Has Power™ Awards on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at the elegant New York supper club, Feinstein’s at Loews Regency (Park Avenue at 61st Street), honoring Jim Kohlberg, film director and producer. The event will feature a reception and dinner followed by a performance from four-time Grammy Award winning musician Michael Feinstein.
The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF) invites the community to join us for a FREE "Interactive Drumming for Wellness Workshop" to be held Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at Beth Abraham Health Services, 612 Allerton Avenue, Bronx, NY. Marlon Sobol, Manager of the IMNF at Schnurmacher Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, will be the presenter
This course will provide a brief history of the origin of some of the most applicable and popular rhythms found in the music of the Caribbean Islands, Latin America, and in North America. This course will explore the musical influences of one culture to another. Participants will learn the basic techniques of Afro-Cuban and Afro Caribbean drumming. Participants will learn how to facilitate group drumming programs for diverse cultural and generational populations.
Through an overview of music learning theory, class management and curriculum needs, participants will learn how to adapt their music therapy or education practice to the special education classroom setting (K-5). Opportunities for creating and showcasing new ideas will be provided.