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Gift of a Lifetime (GOAL) Choir

January 10, 2018 - May 23, 2018

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2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Give the Gift of a Lifetime by joining voices and sharing the joy of music. Led by registered music therapist Vicki Gross, our community choir invites the participation of care partners, caregivers, and anyone wishing to keep their mind healthy and active. You don’t need to carry a tune, we’re interested in having fun, making memories, and expressing our creativity! Free, and open to the public.

 

 vicki gross headshotVicki Gross (MT-BC) is a graduate of Florida State University, and has made a career of practicing music therapy. She has worked at ACT Corp. (which was The Human Resource Center) in the Daytona Beach service area as a day treatment and social network counselor, and ran the first Adult Day Care Center (Extended Family) in New Smyrna Beach, FL. In the year 2000, her personal practice, Comprehensive Music Therapy Services was created to bring services to the East Central Florida community.  Center Schools in Volusia County were being disbanded as disabled children were being accommodated in contained classrooms in regular schools throughout the county and a new music therapy career challenge presented itself.  Over the past 14 years, she has served many people and programs including intellectually challenged residents of The Duvall Home, the Homeless Day Treatment Program in Deland, children in foster care, elderly residents of area nursing homes and assisted living facilities, hospice patients and more. The main thing Vicki wants to convey is that her passion for music therapy is ever present.  She is humbled by the many people who understand and love the power of music, the way music can express when words can’t, and how music can create, establish and renew life and relationships.

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Details

Start:
January 10, 2018
End:
May 23, 2018
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Community Programs
Phone:
386.402.7517
Email:
community@atlanticcenterforthearts.org

Venue

ACA Downtown: Harris House
214 S Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 United States + Google Map
Phone:
(386) 423-1753