Genesis Doctors in Recital to benefit hospice patients


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Genesis Doctors In Recital Will Benefit Music Therapy Program For Hospice Patients

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Sept. 3, 2013 -- The musical talents of Quad Cities physicians and families will be featured in a recital to benefit music therapy programs for Genesis Health System hospice patients.

The fourth annual Genesis Doctors in Recital will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22 at Centennial Hall, Augustana College. Quad Cities physicians and their families will be performing a wide variety of music, from classical to contemporary.

Sponsors of the event include Augustana College, West Music, Steinway & Sons, Gendler's Wine & Spirits, One Step Printing, Black Ram Restaurant in Rock Island and Genesis Foundations.

Performers will be using the legendary Vladimir Horowitz Steinway Concert Grand Piano, provided by Steinway & Sons.

Following the performance, there will be a meet and greet with the performers at Gendler's Wine & Spirits/Black Ram.

Music therapy programs are available to Genesis hospice patients in their homes, Genesis hospitals, nursing homes and at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. Music therapy has been shown to bring quality to life, diminish pain and promote relaxation during end-of-life care.

Tickets are on sale to the public for $20 and $15 for seniors. Children under 12 are free.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, call the Genesis Health Services Foundation at (563) 421-6861, West Music Quad Cities at (309) 764-9300, the Augustana College box office at (309) 794-7306 or go to www.genesishealth.com/give.


















 



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