March is Music Therapy Awareness Month.
Music therapy is the use of music and musical elements for non-musical goals. It can only be performed by an education and trained professional.
Chris Brandt is the Executive Director of Music Heals. He says music therapy has been used in hospitals to help treat patients with a variety of conditions and injuries.
CKRM’s sister station 104.9 The Wolf has partnered with Music Heals at the Queen City Rocks contest for four years.
Proceeds collected at the door go to Music Heals to help continue running the program.