DoSo in Music Therapy

In several cities there is a program called Musicians-on-Call where musicians go into hospitals and play songs for the patients.  DoSo Music Therapy takes it two steps further:  1) we take small guitars with just 3-nylon strings and we let the patient play music with the therapist, and 2) we create songs with the patients.  Here is a video from room visits at Yale-New Haven Hospital under their “Arts for Healing” program:



Below is a recording of a song written by David Mills and a 13-year-old patient who was looking forward to being discharged from the hospital the next day. It was recorded from her hospital bed. It is apply titled: Dance in the Light of the Sun