LIVE FROM LANG!
An Evening of Music, Food & Arts-based Research Performance
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Live From Lang!
Friday, Nov. 6th, 6:30pm
55 West 13th Street
New York, NY
Theresa Lang Community & Student Center
55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor
(between 5th and 6th Avenues)
Results from the study Grace Street
Diane Austin DA, ACMT, LCAT
Based on research investigating the lived experience of people receiving music therapy in Alcoholics Anonymous, Grace Street unfolds like an AA meeting. The audience meets four composite characters who reveal their stories as they work toward recovery.
Diane Austin, DA, ACMT, LCAT: Writer and composer
Director of the Music Psychotherapy Center in New York City
Adjunct Associate Professor, New York University
John Mahoney, PhD., LCAT, MT-BC: Music Director
Director of Music Therapy, State University of New York, New Paltz
Alyssa R. Courter: Katie
Jeff Starace: Peter
Kristin Ryan: Hannah
Nick DeFeo: Willy
Rising from the Ashes
Created and Performed by Michael Viega, PhD, LCAT, MT-BC
Assistant Professor Music Therapy, State University of New York at New Paltz
A cycle of songs that depicts the challenges of adolescents who have experienced trauma. Original hip-hop songs created by teenagers in music therapy are remixed live to reveal a psychological journey from protecting vulnerability and exploring abandonment to developing faith and love
Led by Jon Samson, MT-BC
To get us “warmed up” for the evening, music therapist Jon Samson will facilitate a brief CoCreative music interaction involving gutsy rhythms and heartfelt melodies. Using just our voices, we’ll take a quick and humorous journey through various vocal archetypes, making connections along the way. Prepare to engage an aspect of yourself that's often eclipsed by daily responsibilities and social constraints!