Music Heals Partners with Hard Rock Casino Vancouver to Fund Music Therapy in BC

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Music Heals has announced the support of Hard Rock Casino Vancouver in a new initiative that will increase access to music therapy for seniors living in the Tri-Cities area. Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has committed to donating $6,000 to Music Heals, which will add hundreds hours of music therapy programming at a facility in Coquitlam, BC throughout 2017.

“We are absolutely thrilled and couldn’t be happier with this partnership,” says Johnny DeFazio, Vibe Manager, Operations for Hard Rock Casino Vancouver. “It’s a great mix between Hard Rock Casino Vancouver and Music Heals. We hope this partnership succeeds by bringing life and music into the hearts and ears of music lovers of all ages within our Tri-Cities community.”

“Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is giving back to their own community,” adds Music Heals Executive Director Chris Brandt. “This partnership will significantly increase access to music therapy for local seniors, and every Hard Rock Casino Vancouver patron can feel good about the impact of their corporate social responsibility efforts. We are thrilled to be working with generous team at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.”

For more information, contact Music Heals: 604-915-9322,,

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Music Trade. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.