Creative Voices: Interview with Artist Brenda Freed

Brenda Freed has performed and worked in music-related professions all her life.  From age 6 through her college years she sang at every opportunity. She received a BA in Music Education/Music Therapy.  She taught K-12 music, then pioneered the music therapy program at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics while earning her Master’s Degree.  Brenda has published articles and presented her music therapy techniques across the U.S. and in Germany.  All the while she performed in bands.  A 9000-mile bicycle tour led her to Texas in 1991 where she has been songwriting, performing and teaching since. Brenda has released 10 CDs and tours throughout the U.S., England, and Ireland.

Nancy had the opportunity to interview Brenda about her creative process at the 2018 SERFA Conference in Austin, TX.

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