Tuesday, 18th September 2018
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Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) will present a live performance by harpist Una McSweeney as part of its Healing Sounds programme in the foyer of University Hospital Waterford (UHW) on Tuesday 13 March at 1.30pm. Admission is free and all are welcome. Healing Sounds in the Foyer is a programme of monthly live music performances which aims to promote the positive relationship between music, health and wellbeing and to reduce stress and anxiety for patients, visitors and staff. This programme is kindly sponsored by AIB Ardkeen. Further details are available at http://www.waterfordhealingarts.com or 051 842664.

Una McSweeney is a native of Dunmore East and developed her interest in the harp while studying to be a primary school teacher. Having trained at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and the Dublin College of Music, she left teaching to pursue her music career full time, studying under Mercedes Garvey and Denise Kelly. Una has performed nationally and internationally for many years and has attended master classes with leading world harpists Maria Robles and Edward Witzenberg.

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is Ireland’s leading arts and health organisation. Established in 1993, WHAT brings arts experiences to the bedsides of patients at University Hospital Waterford and other healthcare settings. WHAT believes that the arts contribute to the wellbeing and vitality of society and that engaging with the arts stimulates the participant’s sense of identity and creativity. WHAT supports the development of arts and health in Ireland and manages the national website http://www.artsandhealth.ie.

Further info: James Creagh, Waterford Healing Arts Trust, 051 842664 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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