The Well-Tempered Musician

Caring for the Early-Music Community

Between January and March 2021, EMA presented more than 40 free sessions highlighting physical, mental, and emotional well-being, and we’d like to thank all of our presenters and the hundreds of you who took part.

Well-Tempered Musician Keynote Discussions

Fieldwork While Being a Performing Musician
Cooking & Baking as Elements of Wellness
La Belle Danse: A Discussion of Historical Dance
Ars Lyrica’s Concert & Conversations: Ep. 19 | The Collaborative Power of Music and Medicine. Shared with permission.

Athletes and the Arts website offers many resources and articles

Backline is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that connects music industry professionals and their families with mental health and wellness resources

National Organization for Arts in Health

Healing Collective Therapy Group – Therapy for Creative Artists

Center for Performing Arts Medicine at Houston Methodist
Online resources
Performing Arts Services

Center for the Performing Artist at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York

Physical Wellness Centers for artists/musicians
New Orleans

The American Federation of Musicians (AFM) has a list of resources (financial and health) for both Canada and the USA

Personal sites
Musicians Health Collective
Embodied Singer, singer-founded
The Balanced Singer Podcast
Doorway to Healing

Counseling options for Creatives/find help resources:
Counseling Creatives
Group Theory for Artists
ThriveWorks Creative During COVID
All the Ways to Get Free Therapy During Coronavirus
Real to the People

Mental Health Commission of Canada offers a variety of resources, as well as a assessment and resilience plan booklet

CDC Mental Health

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