Music & Health

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.

Jim Farber - September 14, 2021

As performances return, musicians have to be prepared for the stresses of the job. Here’s how they do it.

Lou Fancher - November 30, 2020

Music Got Me Here traces one teen’s recovery from traumatic brain injury via music therapy.

Lou Fancher - June 8, 2020

Written especially for women survivors of violence, the interactive e-book provides lessons and ideas of value to anyone.

Lou Fancher - April 10, 2020

Taming anxiety is a matter of mastering “flow,” whether it’s on the concert stage or in a sports arena.