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Musical Care on the Thresholds of Life

    • Speakers: Jennifer Stimson, Threshold Choir founder and director; Elaine Hild, musicologist; Beth Mosko, music therapist.

      Program: This lunchtime presentation provides an opportunity to hear music that has comforted and supported those with life-threatening illnesses from the Middle Ages to the present day. Presenters offer a variety of viewpoints: Elaine Stratton Hild discusses the historical traditions of singing at the bedside; Beth Mosko speaks to her work as a music therapist in contemporary hospice care; Fort Collins Threshold Singers, a chapter of Threshold Choir International, share the soothing, gentle music they offer at the bedside of people with serious illness and at end of life in their homes and in facilities.

      RSVP requested. Free to the public; all donations support performers and our programming mission.