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Discussing Sound Health at The Kennedy Center

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REACH at Kennedy Center
I had a great time at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. discussing the Sound Health Initiative and the connections between the arts and wellness. The hour-long conversation was part of the opening festival for REACH, the new cultural campus and arts incubator at the Kennedy Center. I shared the stage with Renée Fleming (middle), the Grammy®-winning soprano and Kennedy Center Artistic Advisor at Large; and Charles Limb (left), a neurosurgeon at the University of California, San Francisco, and an accomplished musician and researcher of creativity. Sound Health seeks to expand understanding of the connections between music and wellness. The initiative is a partnership of NIH and the Kennedy Center, in association with the National Endowment for the Arts. The conversation took place in the REACH’s Justice Forum on September 12, 2019. Credit: NIH