Harmonikids Holiday Session at Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children

10.01.2017

On December 14, 2016 a Hohner-sponsored Harmonikids session at Nemoirs Children’s Hospital brought healing joy to child patients and members of their families. It was a fun and delightful session starting with a concert in which I played and the children sang along. Afterwards all attendees were amazed and thrilled with their new talents when I taught them to accurately play several songs - including holiday favorites Jingle Bells and Silent Night - on their new Hohner-donated instruments. The attached photos and note of thanks from specialist Sara Naramanian say everything about the special joyful benefits the kids received that day.


~ Gary Allegretto, Founding Director of Harmonikids, www.harmonikids.org

Thank you so much for coming out to hang out with our patients and families!! It was so touching to see the interaction and fun they had during their harmonica lesson!! It truly was a gift and such a wonderful experience for the patients and their families!! We would love to see you again whenever possible !! Happy holidays!! Thank you so much again!!

Sara Naramanian, Child Life Program Specialist, Creative Arts Therapy and School Programs, Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, http://www.nemours.org

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