The music therapy community lost an influential presence last week with the passing of “Bongo” Barry Bernstein. I never had the chance to meet him but his work and collaboration with some of my mentors means he had an influence on me. From what I hear, “Bongo” Barry had a good heart, a “zest for life,” and a passion for music and for people.
If you are interested in reading more about “Bongo” Barry, you can:
- Visit his business website, “Healthy Sounds: Where wellness sounds good“
- Read his obituary.
- Read an article the Kansas City Star wrote about him.
Requiescat in pace.