NMC Amplifier Ep. 6: Darcy Ataman on Changing Lives Through Music

In episode 6 of NMC Amplifier, Make Music Matter Founder and CEO Darcy Ataman discusses how his not-for-profit organization is changing lives through music. Make Music Matter helps to empower marginalized voices and uses the arts to heal with its innovative music therapy program Healing in Harmony. Initially designed for trauma survivors in conflict and post-conflict zones, it has been clinically proven to reduce PTSD, anxiety, and depression.

Hosted by Andrew Mosker, President and CEO of the National Music Centre, NMC Amplifier seeks to move the needle forward on issues in music through shared ideas. It touches on topics such as music as an economic driver, sharing culture through songs, the creative and artistic process of songwriting, and music’s capacity to heal. Guests include artists, entrepreneurs, innovators, authors, and music therapists ⁠— music champions who are in the spotlight or working behind the scenes.

Watch Episode 6 of NMC Amplifier with special guest Darcy Ataman: