Maryville University http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Sister Harriet Padberg: Pioneer In Music Therapy, Longtime Teacher http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sister-harriet-padberg-pioneer-music-therapy-longtime-teacher <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sister Harriet Ann </span>Padberg<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a gifted musician and composer, who spent the last 40 years of her long life advocating music as a therapeutic way of improving the lives of people with physical and mental disabilities, found joy listening to Mozart’s music in her last hour. &nbsp; &nbsp;</span></p><p>The lifelong St. Louisan died Jan. 2 of complications after a fall and hip break. She was 91.</p><p>“We were playing Mozart, she loved Mozart, it was very peaceful,” her sister Peggy Padberg McGarry, of Houston, said.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 03:16:41 +0000 Patricia Rice 32795 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sister Harriet Padberg: Pioneer In Music Therapy, Longtime Teacher NCAA Taps St. Louis To Host Eight Championships http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ncaa-taps-st-louis-host-eight-championships <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">The NCAA is bringing eight sports championships to the St. Louis area over the next five years. The collegiate athletic association announced a package of playoffs Wednesday that St. Louis will host between 2015 and 2018.</span></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:39:03 +0000 Joseph Leahy 32180 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org NCAA Taps St. Louis To Host Eight Championships Instruments of Healing: Fighting cancer with medicine and music http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/instruments-healing-fighting-cancer-medicine-and-music <p>At first glance, the Saint Louis University Cancer Center and the St. Louis Symphony seem to have vastly different missions. One seeks to provide the best care possible following an often devastating diagnosis. The other seeks to spread the beauty of music wherever it can.</p><p>But a unique collaboration looks to combine those two missions as often as possible in the region&#39;s first comprehensive music therapy program &ndash; to the benefit of both organizations and the people they serve.</p><p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 12:25:45 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3209 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Instruments of Healing: Fighting cancer with medicine and music