Tara McConnell

Neurological patients find help in music therapy

“Crescendo” is a weekly music therapy group designed for those with neurological impairments such as Parkinson’s Disease, stroke or traumatic brain injury, and th ...

Making the most of ‘Borrowed Time’

Brennan Toohey can count on one hand the times he wasn’t shot at while on patrol in Vietnam. That would be five times out of 27 patrols, including five in which they couldn&r ...

Reader Input: Chorus holds rare power

What a beautiful article on the Crescendo Chorus music therapy program (“Harnessing the healing powers of song,” Journal, March 2). How lucky we are to have such a tr ...

Harnessing the healing powers of song

Most people look at “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” and think “stretch” as in seventh inning. Tara McConnell looks at it as a means to increase someone’ ...

Colla Voce choral concert sheds light on winter season

A local choral ensemble will celebrate the winter holidays with an interactive tribute to the “light of the season.” The Auburn-based Colla Voce Chamber Singers, the ...

Locals find answers in alternative treatments

Tara McConnell was looking for answers to the extreme fatigue and brain fog that began impairing her life in 2009. McConnell, 38, of Auburn, decided to look for them, and relief, ...