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Creativity Check-In: Inspiration and Perspiration

Happy Creativity Check-In, Creatives! It is such an incredible privilege to be able to share not only this creative time with you, but inspiration locally sourced, er…from other MTs! You all are so incredibly creative, and I hope that I have the privilege of hearing what you have to say! ok – #sappymoment over! 🙂   Last week, we had a wonderful analogy from Rachelle Norman, MA, MT-BC as our source for inspiration. This week, …

Contributor Spotlight: Ryan Judd

Happy Wednesday, Creatives! This week, I had the pleasure of visiting with Ryan Judd! Ryan is the founder and owner of The Rhythm Tree, as well as a contributor on The Marketplace! I am so excited to share our conversation with all of you. First, Ryan and I discuss his creative process! Ryan’s lovely statement about inspiration and perspiration has totally inspired me, and the way I look at the creative process. You can read …

Creativity Check-In No. 12: Structure is Key

    Hi, Creatives! I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Rachelle Norman, MA, MT-BC of Sound Scaping Source. It was such a pleasure to talk to Rachelle about her perspectives on creativity and music making in her work in eldercare. During the part of our discussion that focused on her creative process, she described her use of structure and theme. “The key idea is to have a structure that is enough to give you something …

Contributor Spotlight: Rachelle Norman

Hi there, music therapy creatives! I am thrilled to be sharing an incredible interview with Rachelle Norman, MA, MT-BC. In addition to her private practice in Kansas City, Rachelle hosts SoundScapingSource.com, a website that offers incredible resources to eldercare MT-BC’s! She is also the creator of School Subjects Name That Tune! During our interview, Rachelle answered questions about creativity, and shared some inspirational analogies about structure. First up we discuss the creative process! Often as a …

What brings you peace?

Seeking peace… Creativity through the looking glass. Creatives are often praised for their innovative work. That’s how we know someone is creative, right? There is some sort of measurable, observable product like artwork, poetry, newly composed songs…. But let’s consider for a moment that you’re creatively drained and even considering engaging in an act of intentional creativity makes you sigh and your shoulders roll forward. So, can creativity blossom through the simple observation of peace? The answer to this …