With the pandemic affecting so many industries in vast ways, one industry it has particularly impacted negatively has definitely been the music industry, including musicians who can no longer perform live at gigs or concerts, booking agents, artist managers and record label employees.
Stormer Music offers a business opportunity for these musicians to stay in the industry and not lose their passion for music, “making our world a more musical place”. They believe it is the era of entrepreneurship, allowing those who have lost their jobs to take back their power.
Phil Stormer, Founder and CEO of Stormer Music along with his brother, spoke about their business during the pandemic. “We will say though that locking down and stress testing our business has been an excruciating but powerful pressure on us and our team as we fight for survival in unprecedented times. We have learned a great deal about tech, communication, staff management and the value of providing our clients with consistency and music through stressful times. We exist to serve them and have fought daily for them”.
Another negative impact that the pandemic has affected on all industries is health, noticeably mental health, which includes the music industry. A 2018 study from the Music Industry Research Association found that 50 percent of musicians reported fighting symptoms of depression, compared with less than 25 percent of the general adult population.
Stormer Music helps this negative health impact by offering their Music Therapy service, a research-based, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) recognised practice under the support cluster of ‘Capacity Building - Improved Daily Living’. It harnesses the power of music to help its clients achieve their goals and improve their health, function and wellbeing. Access for NDIS funding for Music Therapy is available at Stormer Music for plan and self-managed clients and their families.
Stomer Music’s music therapists are hand chosen for their musical and therapeutic capacity, each carrying a postgraduate qualification in Music Therapy and recognition from the Australian Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and are highly trained and proficient.
Music Therapy can help with:
- Mental health conditions
- Emotional difficulties
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Behavioural difficulties
- Coordination disorders
- Physical disabilities
- Regulation difficulties
- Early intervention needs
- Intellectual disabilities
- Speech and language disorders
- Brain injuries and trauma
And many more.
Phil mentions, “with a focus on neuro-diversity, inclusion and accessibility, we work with specialist therapists for clients with ASD, ADHD, Emotional Regulation disorders and more. Which totally goes to the heart of one of our stated values - That Music Is For Everyone!”.
Are you interested in evolving your music career or wanting to learn more about their Music Therapy services or their music therapists? Enquire today.