Catharine DeLong is a music-thanatologist in New York City. She delivers music vigils to Visiting Nurse Service of New York hospice patients, to palliative patients at Bellevue Hospital, and to others approaching the end of life. Catharine is a graduate of the Chalice of Repose Project, and is also certified through Music-Thanatology Association International. She is an ordained interfaith minister affiliated with the One Spirit Learning Alliance.
Music at the bedside brings beauty, intimacy, and comfort to end-of-life patients. It invites listeners to be present to what is going on both inside and around them. Catharine’s workshop offers the most effective uses of live vocal, instrumental and recorded music for palliative individuals and their loved ones. View Details...