Music

3rd Annual Healthcare Oncology Symposium

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Today, I have the privilege of speaking at the 3rd Annual Healthcare Oncology Symposium by CEU Creations and Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Anne McSweeney and I will open the day with our presentation about the patient experience through storytelling and music, and I’ll participate in the survivorship panel in the afternoon.

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New Song – Nothing To Lose

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  I have always been a sucker for a good romantic comedy (yes I turned in my man card a while ago). One day I decided I wanted to capture one in a song. So here is Nothing To Lose, the story of a broken-hearted girl and a shy boy, both longing to find that […]

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New Song – Not Gonna Let It Get Me Down

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A few years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Biviana Franco. She is the President and Founder of Feel Beautiful Today (FBT), an organization that helps women and girls affected by cancer through its innovative Arts in Health programs. As a fellow artist passionate about cancer, we had a strong connection, so when she […]

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New Christmas Song: Silent Night

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I love this time of year. I love all styles of holiday music, but my favorite station to listen to is “Jazz Holiday Radio” on Pandora. For the past few Christmases, I’ve recorded a cappella versions and medleys of Christmas songs. But this year, inspired by some holiday jazz music, I decided to record an […]

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Turning Thirty, The Musical CEU Event

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Once again, I had the privilege to perform my musical, Turning Thirty, about my experience with testicular cancer, to an audience of nurses, social workers, case managers, counselors, and physical therapists. In partnership with Anne McSweeney of CEU Concepts, I presented the musical and together we held an interactive session to discuss the patient experience […]

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Turning Thirty, The Musical – A New Peformance

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I’m excited to announce an intimate Turning Thirty, The Musical performance. It is designed for healthcare professionals seeking CEU credits, and we’ll be discussing survivorship. It’s this Thursday evening, please register to come and/or share with those you think may want to attend. Thank you to CEU Concepts for the opportunity and to Garden Plaza […]

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Bleeding Fingers Composer Contest

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Recently, I found a contest by the Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop called Hans Zimmer Wants You. Hans Zimmer is an Academy Award winning composer whose credits include 12 Years a Slave, Man of Steel, and The Dark Knight Rises. He composed a piece called Destiny’s Door, and posted all of the “stems” meaning all […]

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The Christmas Song – Live

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Since I’ve been working on my musical workshop, and recording a few new songs that aren’t yet complete, I thought I’d invite you into my home for a little live Christmas music. This isn’t exactly high tech; it’s recorded using an iPhone held to a microphone stand using a rubber band. The recording is purely […]

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Fall Fun and Fulfillment

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I don’t mind saying that this past week was friggin’ great. Seriously, I had fun and was fulfilled on so many levels. You know, it’s important to enjoy life, doing things you love to do and that are important to you. So I spend quite a bit of time thinking about how to spend my […]