One of Heroes’ Voices most exciting new projects is a pilot research program that we will sponsor in cooperation with the Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research (PAVIR). This insightful new study will be on the Veteran’s Administration campus in Menlo Park, CA. Psychologist and researcher Dr. Ben Graham will lead the research, observing three […]
Heroes’ Voices has expanded our programming considerably this year. We recently connected with a VA psychologist and Social Worker named Dan Evenhouse. He is one very busy man. He has clients and projects scattered over the Bay Area, but he maintains two offices, one at the VA in San Bruno and one at the San […]
Heroes’ Voices just finished another series of music and poetry workshops with veterans at the VA in Menlo Park. This was the fourth workshop series we’ve done in Menlo Park and it proved again to be a remarkable journey. Singing together as an ensemble is a marvelous experience, but when individual veterans are encouraged to […]
Heroes’ Voices has a cooperative and successful relationship with Gryphon Stringed Instruments. Gryphon Strings and their customers donate guitars to Heroes’ Voices, and Heroes’ Voices provides guitar lessons and free guitars to veterans. This cooperative program is called “Guitar Corps.” Gryphon Strings sells high quality guitars, but they also repair guitars. One of the luthiers […]
Welcome to the very first Blog entry on the Heroes’ Voices web site. Heroes’ Voices Director Richard Harrell will be making regular entries to our blog page, and we plan to feature other “voices” from time to time. We hope that the blog will initiate a dialogue about issues, particularly relating to music, poetry and veterans […]
Larry Chung, from Heroes’ Voices “Guitar Corps”, teaching veterans to play guitar at the Veterans Administration. Thanks to Gryphon Strings for donating the guitars. More lessons and guitars to come!