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Music Appreciation

Music Appreciation


Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays

Time: 1:30p - 3:00p
Location: Resilient Living Center | Media Room
Facilitator: Shannon Kiley
Cost: Members $440 | Non-Members $550 | Or $20 per session

Designed for: Individuals experiencing mild to moderate disability
Open to: Anyone of any cognitive ability level 

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Program Description: 
“Where words fail, music speaks.” Gain inspiration from musical artists past and present and a deeper understanding of what made them tick! Every class is an exploration, reminiscence, and celebration of the musical artists and movements that shaped our world and shaped us as people. Enjoy forgotten favorites and new musical discoveries with the guidance of a board-certified music therapist. 

Engaging in group music-making has shown to: 
- Decrease stress
- Increase social connectivity 

Facilitator Biography

Shannon Kiley | LiveWell Faculty
Shannon brings together diverse bodies of knowledge and experience into her practice as a master’s level board certified music therapist. Shannon offers both music and movement groups at LiveWell as opportunities to play with "life source energy". Her clinical work has brought her to a wide variety of settings including hospitals, schools, homes, rehabilitation centers, hospices and residential living communities.

Shannon is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist musician, songwriter, and music producer, releasing music under the moniker Olive Tiger. She views the creative process and the recording studio as a call to growth and courage, and loves supporting others in that experience.  Shannon began practicing tai chi in 2008 with the Taoist Tai Chi Society and remains a lifelong student of meditative movement. She cultivates regular yoga and mindfulness practices and loves to read and walk.

Monday, February 12, 2024, 1:30 PM until Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Resilient Living Center | Media Room
1261 South Main Street
Southington, CT  06479

Additional Info:
Resource Coordinator(s):
Peggy Johns
860.628.3004 (p)
Kristina Tighe
860.628.3053 (p)
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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