The covi?19 pandemic is changing the way we talk... listen and interact with each other.
But sometimes... you just need a little music.
Kimt news 3's isabella basco is showing us a story on a lighter note.
Isabell?who is benefiting from these sweet sounds?
Xxx nat from isabella's guitar whether it's outside through a window or online... healing rhythms music therapy is playing music to help hospice patients... elderly folks and kids with special needs during an anxious time.
Xxx <nat of music > this is what music therapy looks like during an era of social distancing.
Bonding over tunes.
<nat > just in a different way.
Here... a music therapist is entertaining a group of lively seniors at a retirement home over a screen.
The executive director?
Believes the sweet sounds of music are needed now more than ever.
"we know throughout time, throughout history, music transcends, it brings people together."
<nat > a little entertainment grounds their patients.
"to have that consistency and have music be consistent in providing comfort and familiarity brings everybody a sense of normalcy."
Creating good out of the bad?
That's the tune musicians want to play during an anxious time.
"i think with any challenge in the world, it's a great christina tells me when the pandemic is over... healing rhythms musc therapy will continue virtual options to serve people in rural areas or during severe weather.
Live in rochester?
Kimt news 3./// thank you isabella.
If you are interested in learning more about healing rhythms music therapy...