Inspired and motivated by music, Catherine Sheridan is an Alzheimer’s research supporter who favors unique and artistic treatment approaches. On a freelance basis, she works as a Music Tutor.
A lifelong singer, Catherine Sheridan is heavily influenced by the power of music. In her work as a Music Tutor, she helps other creatives fine-tune their singing and music performance abilities. From firsthand experience, Sheridan has learned that there are many health benefits to performing and listening to music. That’s why, in recent years, she’s connected with nonprofits that share this sentiment, like Music Is Our Weapon and Musicians On Call.
Music Charities & Nonprofits
Music Is Our Weapon
For several years, Catherine Sheridan has supported the advancement of Alzheimer’s research. Inspired by music and the arts, she also supports the use of creativity to influence memory and the mind. Music Is Our Weapon, a community-building nonprofit, shares a similar sentiment. Working with individuals facing physical, mental and emotional hardships, Music Is Our Weapon utilizes music as a tool for motivation and positive development. On a regular basis, the nonprofit facilitates the “Treating the Heart & Soul” project in elder care, veterans hospitals and other specialized healthcare communities. Volunteers with Music Is Our Weapon found that Alzheimer’s patients experienced memory stimulation while listening to music.
Musicians On Call
Similar to Music Is Our Weapon, Musicians On Call also believes that there is power in playing music. Volunteer-led, Musicians On Call connects musicians with individuals in need of music-influenced healing. Recently, Catherine Sheridan, who works as a Music Tutor on a freelance basis, has become interested in initiating a similar project in her local community. In her experience, playing, performing and listening to music fosters emotional well-being and healing. By visiting senior centers, churches and hospitals, she hopes to motivate others through the spiritual and emotional healing of singing.