People can communicate and connect with each other through dialogues and conversations, but there is another way that is much more accessible and influential than words.
music can foster deeper communication among people without them understanding much of the other's language.
"It is the easiest way to communicate with people. We go to the countries where we do not know a word of their language, and they do not know a word of English. But when we play the music, the music can go from your heart to someone else's heart. They feel something that they actually recognize. You cannot put words there because they do not know what the words are, but they can feel. From that point you make the connection with another person."
Music tours help group members make friends with people around the world. Even after they say goodbye to those friends soon after their tours, their friendship remains forever,
Everybody has feelings; they are all the same feelings. They are feelings of love; they are feelings of fear, sometimes feelings of worry, concern, and anxiety. Good composers can put those feelings into notes, then they send them to us. It's a kind of translating those notes."
music to elicit spontaneous speech and communication, to address speech, language, and communication needs, and to target nonverbal expressions. I don’t diagnose or evaluate communication disorders. I don’t treat communication disorders. I assess and address speech, language, and communication needs . . and if the client is lucky enough, I get to do this in collaboration with a speech-language-pathologist (an option not
Instrument play and music improvisation can be valuable ways to structure and practice nonverbal communication. For example, I am trained to facilitate a group music improvisation experience that provides these children the opportunity to musically dialogue with their peers,...