Music and Healing
Since the beginning of time there has been nothing that bridges cultures and brings people together quite like music. It can be used to relax us or to inspire us to move and dance. In the past few decades Neuroscientists have delved deeper into understanding the brain and its association with music.
Michael Levine is a composer D 01 OUT and songwriter for film, television, theater, and concert stage as well as The score composer for the upcoming George Lucas-produced D 02 IN Star Wars Detours animated series. He also D 02 OUT scored the Jerry-Bruckheimer D 03 IN produced drama, Cold Case. D 03 OUT Michaels’ ten-year association with Hans Zimmer lead to work on Rango and Batman: Dark Knight and many other films. Michael also wrote the music for the iconic Kit Kat “Gimme A Break” jingle, arranged the choir version of The Simpson’s Movie’s “Spider Pig”, and, with Lucas Cantor, produced Lorde’s spooky rendition of “Everybody Wants to Rule The World” for the Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack. He is also the composer of Divination by Mirrors for Musical Saw and Strings and a Concerto for Pedal Steel Guitar.
Christian Cristiano received his Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. The school’s renowned full-time program requires students to combine coursework with concurrent clinical internships, providing exposure to patients during the entire four years of study.