Why Joanna loves music...
Updated: Nov 11, 2021
My musical odyssey definitely started... before I was born. This musical journey starts at the same for all of us.
The rhythm of my mother’s body, her steady pulse, blood moving in the veins, liquid movements inside her womb and finally her heartbeat. This is all internal rhythm and harmony.
I was born into a three generations family living in an old house that was built in the early 1930’s. The house was alive with day-to-day rhythms. Inbetween people bustling about, the scent of old furniture dating back from World War II; the sound of food sizzling on the stove, dogs barking and chickens squawking plus other everyday rhythms, there was always MUSIC present in the house.
Grandma and my mum played the piano, grandpa played the violin, dad played the accordion and my older brother played the piano, clarinet and saxophone. All members of my family loved listening to music and singing.
My childhood musical experiences led to a long and fulfilling journey with music. At the age of 7, I started attending music school, which I continued for 6 years. Here I learnt the history of music, rhythmic, playing the piano, music theory etc. It was a natural progression for me to continue my love for music, and at the age of 19 I went to study Music with Care and Education Pedagogy. I enhanced my education in music by studying Music Therapy.
In Northampton, I was an active member of the Northampton Bach Choir for over two years; I enjoyed every minute singing with the choir.
I now offer music therapy in Northampton and my aim is to offer my music therapy services in order to help people reach their therapeutic goals through music.