Events

Upcoming

Jennifer Hollis will present at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music Colloquium, “Healing at the Threshold, Music-Thanatology, Grief and Accompaniment,” November 10, 2021

Catharine Delong will present at the Expressive Therapies Summit “Music as Medicine at the End of Life” November 21, 2021, 10-1 ET

Catharine Delong will present at the Art of Dying Institute at the New York Open Center, “Music as Medicine at the End of Life,” January 20, 2022 7-9 ET

Previous, 2020-2021

Please enjoy this one-hour webinar introducing Harps of Comfort and marking our first year with stories, gratitude and harp music. (Sound begins 1:50)

Harps of Comfort webinar, March 31, 2021

November, 2020 “Harps of Comfort at Froedtert Hospital: A Response to the COVID-19 Pandemicpublished in Transformational Times

November 2020, The Medical College of Wisconsin Office of Community Engagement poster session, Bringing COVID-19 Patients Comfort: Virtual Music Sessions in the ICU

On April 21, 2021 Harps of Comfort participated in the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab’s “Music for the Soul” series, hosted by Dr. Michael Skaggs. Click here to view this lively conversation about music and spirituality, and listen to harp selections, singing, and a song from divinity school band Divine Intervention.

May, 2021 The Medical College of Wisconsin recently wrote about Harps of Comfort in Innovative Programs Helps COVID-19 Patients Find Comfort with Music.

June 2021, Harps of Comfort project director Jennifer Hollis discusses our work on a panel hosted by the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, “Accompanying the Dying and the Dead in the Time of COVID

February 2021, Our project director, Jennifer Hollis, and harpist Claudia Walker were recently featured on the podcast Life in the Liminal, hosted by Julia Reimann, former field education student and operations manager.

September 2021, Dr. Jennifer Mackinnon presented at the American College of Physicians presentation Annual Wisconsin Chapter Meeting (oral and poster) on Harps of Comfort, Wisconsin Dells, WI