Five Notes Therapy
Michael Legge, M.A., C.Ht., Music Apothecary
Mike studied classical guitar with Ted Hatrack and folk guitar with Jeff Bleeke from the Academy of Musical Arts in Upper Montclair, NJ & David Harris, one of the founders of the Lute Society of America. He studied song writing at the Guitar Study Center in Manhattan, founded by Eddie Simon, brother of Paul Simon. He studied jazz guitar with Joe Cinderella, who wrote the forward to "New York City Jazz" (Images of America). With Frank Hunter he studied arranging. And with Dr. Robert Trent he studied Classical Guitar techniques.
College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ - MA in Music Composition, 1988
Atwood Institute for Research and Education - Clinical
National Association for Transpersonal Psychology - Analytical Hypnotherapy, Medical Hypnotherapy, Transpersonal Therapy, 1995
Sound Healers Association
Publications & Presentations:
"The I Ching Rebalancing Music System: Testing For Prescriptive Music & Energetic Response" PDF - February, 2014
"Current Paradigms of Western Science; Signaling Proteins" PDF - September, 2013
"Music Theory & Composition Systems With Implications for Both Coding & Non Coding DNA" PDF January, 2013
"Is It Possible To Repair DNA Through Music?" PDF May 2012
"Five Notes Therapy - A Schema for Integrating the Music Therapy & Music Composition Departments" The American Music Therapy Association's (AMTA) 14th annual meeting (Advocacy, Therapy and Leadership) in Atlanta, Georgia, Wednesday, November 16, 2011 through Sunday, November 20, 2011. Click Abstract
"The Five Notes of the Chinese Pentatonic Scale for Strengthening and Harmonizing the Elements" Whole Medicine: Teaming Up for Our Patients." co-sponsored by The American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), The American Oriental Medicine Institute (AOMI) and the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Center for Integrative Medicine. " Baltimore, Maryland, May 13-15, 2011. Abstract on page 36
"Composing & Testing for Prescriptive Music"
"In Search of the Ancient Harmonizing Power of Music: The Chinese Connection"
Music, Science & Medicine: Frontiers in Biomedical Research & Clinical Applications, The New York Academy of Sciences ,New York - March 25 2011.
Music Module" The Allergy Elimination Seminar, Durham, NC, April 3-5, 2009.
"Prescriptive Music for Allergy Elimination" Pathways to Wellness, 31st Annual Touch for Health Kinesiology Association Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio - July 12-16, 2006.
"Graduate Uses Music as the Key to Good Health" p.3 Interview: SU Magazine, Beyond the Books, Spring 2004.
"The Creative Process of
Music" the "Humanities: Bridging the Gap Between Oncology
and Mental Health" Conference, Baptist Cancer Institute, Jacksonville, FL,
November 9, 2001.
"The Five Elements Tonal System - The Triple Heater & Energetic Imbalances" the Plenary Session of the 1999 Annual Pavlovian Society Meeting, Hilton Tarrytown, Tarrytown, NY, October 1, 1999.
"Music for Health: The Five Elements Tonal System" IEEE Engineering In Medicine And Biology Magazine, pp. 80-88, March/April, 1999.
"Hypnocise! - A Rehabilitative Modality Using Pentatonic Scales and Octotonic Modes" First International Conference on Music in Human Adaptation, Roanoke, Virginia, November 15,16 & 17, 1997. Published in "Music in Human Adaptation", Virginia Polytechnic Institute, pp. 379-394, 1997.