The Music Has Power Awards are presented annually by the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function to "honor those individuals in the arts, sciences and business communities whose work contributes to the advancement of vital, often groundbreaking music therapy research, development and programs," according to press notes.
This year's honorees are New York native and long-time IMNF supporter Peggy Rice; and IMNF Scientific Advisory Board member and The Neurosciences Institute Ester J. Burnham Senior Fellow, Dr. Aniruddh Patel.
In a statement IMNF Executive Director Dr. Concetta Tomaino said, "We are proud to honor Peggy Rice and Dr. Aniruddh Patel for their continuous guidance and support of our efforts to bring attention to the powerful role that music plays in improving overall physical, emotional and neurological health and well being. The Music Has Power Awards fundraising benefit gives us the opportunity to thank the people who have been instrumental in our current success and continue to stand by us in our future endeavors to explore the efficacy of music to enhance the lives of people suffering from neurological disorders, like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson's."
The upcoming awards will begin at 6 PM.
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