Harmony for Healing Music Therapy Performance
Begins: 12/12/2013 5:30:00 PM
Ends: 12/12/2013 6:30:00 PM
Location: John H. Burson III, MD, Atrium
Pianists Betty Tumlin and Jan Watts perform Christmas songs as duets and individually in Tanner Health System’s Harmony for Healing music therapy program. Selections include “Carol of the Bells,” “Silent Night,” Jingle Bells” and “Parade of the Toy Soldiers.” Tumlin began taking piano lessons at age 12 from various teachers, including Janice Warren and Patty Pritchard. She is currently the pianist at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Villa Rica, a position she has held for 50 years. Tumlin is retired from the Bank of Villa Rica where she was employed for 35 years. Watts has been a resident of Carroll County for over 35 years, and has held the position of pianist at First Baptist Church of Villa Rica for more than three decades. She has played music in church since she was 12 years old. She holds degrees in mathematics and secondary education and is a retired high school math teacher. All Harmony for Healing performances are held in the John H. Burson III, MD, Atrium on the first floor of Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, facing Dixie Street, and are free to the public. Unless otherwise noted, all performers are from the west Georgia area. The music therapy program is funded through gifts to Tanner Medical Foundation. Proceeds are used to continue Harmony for Healing performances with the goal of hiring a full-time music therapist. For more information about the program, please contact Tanner Medical Foundation at 770.836.9871.