Concetta M. Tomaino
Concetta M. Tomaino is vice president of music therapy at Beth Abraham Family Health Services in the Bronx and director of The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function. She is a past president of the American Association for Music Therapy.
How Music Can Reach the Silenced Brain
Music is proving to be an exceedingly complex stimulus that may bypass damaged higher brain centers to stir underlying sources of motor control, memory, and emotion. When the music begins, we may one day hear the silenced sing and see the stilled begin to dance.