Radio Shows/Podcasts

The Diane Rehm Show: How Music Can Help Patients Recover From Surgery And Strokes


  • Dr. Marvin McMillen - Trauma surgeon, Berkshire Medical Center in Massachusetts;  Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Massachusetts; former  director of the Intensive Care Unit, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York
  • Connie Tomaino - Board certified music therapist; executive director and co-founder, Institute for Music and Neurologic Function
  • Andrew Schulman - Professional classical guitarist; author, "Waking The  Spirit"; Medical Musician; Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield,  Massachusetts; resident musician, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Mount  Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York City
  • Aniruddh Patel - Psychology professor, Tufts University; senior fellow,  Canadian Institute for Advanced Research; author, "Music and the Brain,"  part of "The Great Courses" lecture series
  • John Powell - Physicist and musician; author, "Why You Love Music," and "How Music Works"

BBC 4 "Soul Music - Bach's St. Matthew Passion: Andrew Schulman and other guests



Bach's St Matthew Passion was written in 1727 and was  probably first performed as part of the Good Friday Service at  Thomaskirche in Leipzig. This programme explores ways in which Bach's St  Mattew Passion  touches and changes people's lives. Guitarist Andrew Schulman describes  what happened when he was played this music whilst he was in a coma.  James Jacobs talks about the St Matthew Passion providing solace in  difficult times during childhood. And singer Emma Kirkby, conductor Paul  Spicer and musical historian Simon Heighes explore how the music works  and what it's like to perform.

Producer: Rosie Boulton.

Australian Public Radio: All In The Mind with Lynne Malcolm


The Medical Muso: Interview and live music performance with Andrew Schulman.

New Books Network: Podcast - Waking The Spirit


Podcast interview with Richard Schur, Ph.D., Professor of English and
Director of Drury University's Honors Program with Andrew Schulman about the writing of Waking The Spirit.

Minnesota Public Radio: MPR News host Kerri Miller


A conversation with host Kerri Miller and Andrew Schulman about the power of music to manage pain and illness.