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Therapeutic Music

Research has shown that live music that is customized to the individual needs of the client is beneficial. Live therapeutic music can enhance the satisfaction level and quality of life of clients and staff in a healthcare facility and may provide the following benefits to clients:

(excerpted from MHTP brochure, 2012)

for more information, see MHTP website: http://www.mhtp.org/what-is-therapeutic-music/

Client Responses

"I had a lot on my mind and your music helped me forget my troubles."
--resident of a skilled nursing facility
"I really needed that. This was the highlight of my day."
--a hospice patient
"That was my husband's his favorite song. It helps me remember him."
--a resident of a skilled nursing facility
A non-verbal client taps her fingers to the music with her eyes closed,
Another non-verbal client watches the harpist's hands intently.
A restless patient falls into a good, deep, sleep while listening to the live harp music.

2017 RATES:

$125/ per private therapeutic music session in your location in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware counties. Sessions range from 45 minutes-1 hour.

Special Events

We love customizing events to your requests and making your events extra special with live harp music or a harp and flute duet. We play your song requests when you provide them at least a month in advance, and will play any musical style from medieval to classical, pop, jazz, and world music. We will create an elegant and relaxing environment, through live music, for you and your guests.

2017 Special Event Rates:

Memorial Services:

$225 flat rate solo harp only

Background Music at Any Event - Up to 2 hours:

$250 harp only
$400 flute and harp

About Lynn

lynn with harp Lynn grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and then earned a Bachelor's degree in Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. She completed her Master’s degree in Theological Studies from Palmer Seminary in 2007. In 2008-2010 Lynn trained at Einstein Hospital in North Philadelphia as an Interfaith Chaplain Intern and Resident. In 2013, after several years working as an interfaith hospice chaplain, Lynn graduated from Music for Healing and Transition Program, certified in voice and harp. Lynn is currently a freelance therapeutic harpist in Philadelphia and the surrounding area.

Currently, Lynn provides therapeutic music in nursing homes and hospitals in the Philadelphia area and is a private harp instructor. Lynn continues to play for special events, such as weddings, funerals, church services, and parties.

Contact

Lynn Wetherbee, Harpist

phone: 267. 241. 0429

email: lynn@peregrinaharp.com