You can make nice music without reading notes! 1. Put stickers on piano keys just like the picture below. 2. Freely play these “red notes” to the play-along accompaniment I created: https://soundcloud.com/norikomtbc/blues-c-rhythm-baseline-3 . Trust me, it is going to sound wonderful because there are no right or wrong notes in this method. 3. Play “loudly” & “softly”… Continue reading Music Making without Reading Notes
Resource: Noriko Nakamura, MT-BC, Music Therapy Services’ Pinterest Board “Quotes — Music”
(Please watch this video first…) Are you inspired by Henry and ready to use music for your loved ones? Here are some tips from a board-certified music therapist: Personalizing the musical selection for your loved one is very important. Look through your loved one’s musical collections (e.g. records/cassette tapes/CDs :)). People with Alzheimer’s disease tend… Continue reading Are You Inspired by Henry?
Welcome to MUSICAL JOURNEY owned by Noriko, a Master’s level board-certified music therapist. We provide music therapy & music lessons/groups in the Greater Kansas City area. Our clients for music therapy include but are not limited to: persons with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic brain injury, and history of stroke.… Continue reading Welcome!