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Music makes it better.


What We Do

ASF brings the healing power of music to those who need it.  Our current programming brings group music therapy to nursing-home Veterans who call Atlanta home.  ASF also delivers Virtual Reality live music to our Veterans.  ASF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

News & Updates

Music Therapy Helps Veterans with Mental Health Issues

In Panama City, Florida, the Bay County Vet Center is helping Veterans with the power of music.  The program teaches Veterans guitar and, after ten weeks, each Veteran receives a guitar. Click Here For Video #MusicMakesItBetter  ...

The Healing Power of Music: TEDX Talk – Robin Spielberg

Robin Spielberg is a performing artist, an accomplished pianist and a doting mother.  In her TED Talk, she weaves a wonderful tapestry regarding growing up, the harmonic life, her daughter and the power of music.  She also references the great work by Dr. Jayne...

How It All Started

ASF turns three this month.  Feeling a bit like reminiscing, I went deep into the vault, on the B side, to find one of our first posts.  Someone asked me in 2014 what I wanted to do.  This is what I wrote: Music.  A vibrational, harmonic event set in time.  Now that...

How Music Triggers Brain Activity

A research team from Stanford University School of Medicine took images of the brain in action using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) as people listened to short symphonies by an obscure 18th-century composer. This study aimed to gain valuable insight into...

93 Year-Old Man Gets Band Back Together

This is a wonderful story from our friends across the pond.  Edward Hardy was a piano player before his world started to close in on him.  As he slowly entered dementia, he decided to move into an assisted living center.  He became withdrawn and depressed.  Enter...

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Whether you are in the music or mental health profession or not, we are always looking for volunteers.  You can make a difference.

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You can make a difference. Your support brings the healing power of music to those who need it. Together we can change lives.

Our Partners


Our mission is to offer the most current and innovative music therapy practices to help our patients and clients achieve non-musical goals through the use of musical interventions.


ASF is partner of the Amazon Smile program. You shop, Amazon donates. Click here.

ATLVR provides consulting, program development and interactive experience services for virtual reality platforms.


ASF is pleased to announce a partnership with Kroger. For those customers who shop Kroger stores, ASF will receive a donation at no cost to the customer. Click here for details.

Georgia Center for Nonprofits

GCN provides nonprofits, board members and donors with the tools they need to strengthen organizations that make a difference on important causes throughout Georgia.

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Strengthening the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy.

One Hour Drummer

Our programs include a method of teaching and playing that helps you feel successful and connected in a very short amount of time at whatever level you play, from novice to experienced.

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