Music and Sound

Music and sound can bring immense comfort to an individual in their final moments of life. Regardless of the genre, music is a healthy emotional outlet for many people.
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Last Sound Registry A collection of sounds intended for comfort during the end of life process.
CAMT Canadian Association for Music Therapy is a national body promoting music therapy and supporting, advocating and certifying professional music therapists (MTAs) in Canada.
MTAI — Music Thanatology Association International Music Thanatology specific genre of music that unites music and medicine in end of life care. The MTAI is an international organization and certifying body for the field of music-thanatology.
Room 217 Foundation Store/products Music therapy, including for the dying; also, has a variety of resources for various end-of-life concerns, including grief/bereavement. Room 217 also offers music therapy products.
En-chanting Beyond Based in Victoria, BC, En-chanting Beyond supports the two major life-passages of dying and giving birth.For more information or a bedside singing visit, contact Pashta MaryMoon via Phone: (250) 383-4065 or Email:contact@beyonds.ca
The Bedside Singers Based in Victoria, BC, serving the hospice unit and oncology unit at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, B.C. Email: bedsidesingers@shaw.ca
Vancouver, Sunshine Coast, and Bowen Island Threshold choirs — Vancouver, Sechelt and Bowen Island — all-woman choirs, available to those struggling with both living and dying.Contact Jan Alexander (604) 608-2474 All-woman choirs, available to those struggling with both living and dying.Contact Jan Alexander (604) 608-2474. Choirs are based in Vancouver, Sechelt and Bowen Island.
Comox Valley Threshold choir — Vancouver Island — email contact An all-female choir on Vancouver Island who bring comfort to the bedside of individuals who are ill or dying.
Nelson Threshold choir — Interior BC — email contact A choir in Nelson, BC that brings comfort to the bedside of individuals who are ill or dying.
Hospice Peterborough Based in Peterborough, ON, Hospice Peterborough is developing a bedside singing group. Contact info: Attention: Jan Sterling-Twist at Tel: (705) 742-4042 Email: admin@hospicepeterborough.org
Haliburton Hospice A group of bedside singers located in Haliburton, Ontario.
London Hospice Threshold Choir A group of bedside singers located in London, Ontario.
Owen Sound Threshold choir — Owen Sound — Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, Chapman House — email contact A choir based at the at the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, and Chapman House in Owen Sound, Ontario.
Saskatoon Threshold Singers Based in Saskatoon, this group sings at bedside in groups of two to four, to offer a moment of grace during a difficult time. We sing for those who are seriously ill or dying. Contact us by Email, through Facebook, or connect with Karla Combres at (306) 491-9176