I could not agree more about the benefits of music. I’ve played the violin since the age of eight, but because of my severe poly neuropathy, I wasn’t able to use this as an outlet anymore. My first attempt at playing was devastating. Second attempt; I was able to hold the bell perfectly and somewhat play. By the third attempt weeks later, I was able to use vibrato and actually PLAY! Music is such a huge part of my life and I completely believe in its healing powers.