Any father of a teenage daughter is likely to be familiar with “the look.” “That look said, ‘Dad, this is something you must do,’” says Longview businessman Ken Chinn, recalling being on the receiving end of “the look” from his daughter Tara, a patient at Children’s. The pair was at the hospital where Tara has […]
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Kenneth Chinn, father of Children’s patient Tara Chinn, donated guitars to patients and the Children’s Music Therapy program and also brought up and coming singer/songwriter Matthew Davidson to entertain patients. Learn more about the 11 guitars donated.
Hayden Ritchie loves to be outside riding her horse, Kota. So when she is cooped up in a hospital room for days at a time to treat her leukemia, distractions are welcome — and necessary. One of her recent distractions was Children’s Medical Center music therapist Annie Cross who came with drums, guitars, a tambourine and […]
Annie Cross, board certified music therapist, talks about her passion – helping our tiniest patients heal through music and massage. People are always surprised to find out that I’m a music therapist, intrigued by what this might possibly mean. When I tell them I work at a children’s hospital, their eyes tend to grow a […]