Ambassadress of Arabic Music

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Music, health, and spirituality are all intertwined. People have this misconception that music is a separate and dismissible option, but the best medicine for the soul is sometimes music.

April Centrone is a drummer, percussionist, teacher and music therapist based in New York and New Jersey in the US, who enjoys an international reputation as well. She recently released her solo album, New Moon, and was in Penang for the Malaysian leg of her tour. That trip was organised by the Crescent Collective, a collective of individuals with the common interest of spreading knowledge about traditional Islam by creative and artistic means, in partnership with the US Embassy.

Centrone began her first music therapy programme at a prominent New York children’s psychiatric hospital. The inmates there were labelled as problematic, bad and damaged.

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