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medical care for professional musicians

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Many members of the World Doctors Orchestra provide specialist healthcare to professional musicians as well as other professionals working in the performing arts.

It is within this context that the Orchestra has developed an information resource of organizations across the world that have developed to enhance healthcare to musicians and other performing artists.

The following represent a sample of Internet links to National and International Centres and Organisations providing medical and therapeutic information, training and support to musicians and other performing artists.

information resources/journals

Scientific Journal: Medical Problems of Performing Artists

mental health

American Psychological Association: Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts (including Journal)

physical therapy

American Physical Therapy Association: Performing Arts SIG

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Next Concerts

October 7, 2017
6.00 pm
Auditori i Palau de Congressos, Girona, Spain

October 8, 2017
7.30 pm
Sala Pau Casals, L'Auditori, Barcelona, Spain

Jordi Cervello, Vocci della Natura (new arrangement)

Robert Schumann, Cello concerto A minor, op. 129

Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 2 D major, op. 73

Conductor: Stefan Willich
Soloist: Lluis Claret, violoncello

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