Published on October 04, 2012

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

The musical talents of Quad Cities physicians and families will be featured on Oct. 16 in a recital to benefit music therapy programs for Genesis Health System hospice patients.

The doctors and their families will be performing a wide variety of music, from classical to contemporary. Hard-shoe hornpipe dance and classical dance of India will be featured for the first time. This is the third annual Genesis Doctors in Recital.

Kimberly BMW of Davenport is the presenting sponsor of the event. Others sponsoring the Recital are West Music Quad Cities and Steinway & Sons, Augustana College and the Genesis Health Services Foundation. 

Genesis Doctors In Recital will be feature a special performance by Naha Greenholtz, new concertmaster of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra.

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.

Genesis Doctors in Recital will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 16 in Centennial Hall of Augustana College, Rock Island. Tickets are on sale to the public for $25 and $20 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

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