WELCOME TO MUSICAL WELLNESS
                              'Enhancing Human Wellness Through Musical Creativity'
We play interactive 'live' music, direct choirs and create therapeutic drumming circles for folks who reside in long term care facilities and at home, as an aid to reminiscing and increasing spiritual and physical well-being
We also offer other musical services including: private house concerts, guitar and ukulele lessons, singer/songwriter recordings and original
Canadian music production - check out all our offerings below...
                                                           
                                                                                   Nigel - Ottawa, Canada   May  2016

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MINDS IN SONG - LIVE PERFORMANCE!!!
Singing group for home based participants with early Alzheimers and their caregivers lead the community in song at the 'Walk For Memories' fundraiser last Saturday May 7th 2016.
Music director:  Nigel E. Harris

See the videos: https://youtu.be/MIm4GRLyVuc
                          https://youtu.be/eabjuLmVsT8


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LOOKING FOR SOMETHING NEW FOR YOUR DAY PROGRAM CLIENTS???
Ever thought of bringing in a THERAPEUTIC DRUMMING CIRCLE ?
                                             
 In this activity they will: 

* Tap into their internal primitive rhythms
* Reconnect with their innate drumming ability
* Have fun and interact in a friendly circle
* Feel their individual contribution to the group effort

* Experience a natural team building activity 
* Form deeper trusting connections with staff/caregivers


DRUMMING CIRCLES ARE COMING BACK TO MUSICAL WELLNESS DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!  

HAVE YOURS SET-UP AT YOUR AGENCY FOR YOUR SENIOR RESIDENTS OR DEVELOPMENTALLY DELAYED DAY PROGRAM CLIENTS 


MORE...



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IT'S SPRING EVERYONE - time to get out of hibernation and  wake-up!!!  

Here's a little song I wrote a few years back that I dig out this time of year ... enjoy and groove to the tunes....  dust off that bicycle and get movin' ! 
BARE BONES RECORDING STUDIOS

COME SING YOUR HEART OUT and make that CD you always dreamed about
* Add your own voice to your favorite hit
* Professionally record your own songs

* Make a CD of your stories
* Create you original meditation

 
We understand you are on a tight budget and will coach you through the process to make it fun !
We specialize in small jobs for regular people who are new to the recording industry 
Our overhead is small so we can operate at: 


$25/hour  (well below industry standard) 

READ ON...

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SENIOR SINGERS WANTED!!!

We are currently running singing groups for seniors in long-term care centres as well as for home-based participants and their caregivers/significant others in local community centres across the Ottawa region.
Singing is healthy both for mind and body and there is a big social benefit - everyone has fun reminiscing and moving to the music

Check out the video VIDEO  and see how you can participate with us...

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HOUSE CONCERT HOSTS WANTED... 
Be a 'patron of the arts' 

- host a private gig in your own living room!

READ ON... 



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WHAT ARE YOUR KIDS DOING THIS SPRING? - give them the 'gift of music'... 
UKULELE & GUITAR LESSONS

* Pay as you go lessons
* Tax deductible fees for children's lessons
* Learning at home
* Increased self-esteem and confidence
* Competitive rates
* Proven non technical teaching method
* Choice of different playing styles


 NEW - Skype lessons offered

NEW!!!  NOW TEACHING IN THE WEST END of Ottawa at the Blues School of Music & Art - BSOMA

If it is more convenient for you to come to BSOMA for your private lessons or participate in group uke jams then call  Kate Richie at (613) 627 2762  and ask to book with Nigel  

MORE INFO... 
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The joy and magic from spending my days spreading Musical Wellness throughout the community inspires original music- for sale on CDbaby 

Nigel & His Musical Friends Greatest Hits - Vol 1  2006
Evolutions, Revelations and Illusions -  2012  


 


LISTEN & BUY...
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