Music & Health

Emily Wilson - May 25, 2024

The company has created outlets and events to help people deal with the emotions of this opera about a school shooting.

Janos Gereben - April 30, 2024

Three new studies shed light on how the brain reacts to music.

Helen Wu - January 3, 2024

Stephen Schultz wants to break the good news that the latest technology is changing the game for musicians with hearing impairments.

Victoria Looseleaf - December 18, 2023

The principal player opens up about performing under pressure and the tools musicians shouldn’t use to cope.

Tom Jacobs - June 6, 2023

The university’s Brain and Creativity Institute and classical station KUSC collaborate on a concert and panel discussion. 

Janos Gereben - April 25, 2023

Checking in with those music directors who manage to keep performing into their 80s and 90s.

Jim Farber - January 23, 2023

At USC’s Keck School of Medicine, a multidisciplinary clinic works to treat neurological conditions that afflict instrumentalists.

Lou Fancher - November 8, 2022

Students and faculty at Stanford Medicine now have a group creative outlet.

Andrew Gilbert - July 25, 2022

Bassist Giulio Cetto was a vital presence on the Bay Area jazz scene before an accident struck, but he rallied with the help of the community.

Victoria Looseleaf - April 24, 2022

The SF Ballet principal and others talk openly about their own battles in a high-stress, physically demanding profession.