Health and Wellness

Molloy College Music Department encourages all students involved in music performance to stay apprised of resources related to musicians' health and safety. Intense practice, rehearsal, and performance schedules can lead to serious injuries; therefore, it is vital that students take preventive measures to avoid such problems. Please visit the sites linked below for more information on injury prevention and musicians' health.

Protecting Your Hearing

Protect Your Hearing Every Day, NASM Student Guide

Occupational Noise Exposure, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Hearing Loss and Decibel Levels, New Orleans Musicians' Clinic

Noise and Hearing Loss, Oregon Symphony Players Association

Decibel Loudness Comparison Chart, Galen Carol Audio

Musculoskeletal Health and Injury

Repetitive Strain Injury, by Tamara Mitchell

Five Tasks of Constructive Rest, by Barbara Conable/College of Music/University of Colorado Boulder 

What makes musicians prone to Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)?, by Timothy Jameson 

Neuromusculoskeletal and Vocal Health

Protecting your Neuromusculoskeletal Health Every Day

Protecting your Vocal Health Every Day

Psychological Health

Performance Anxiety, Web MD

Inner Game of Music, by Barry Green and Timothy Gallwey

Contact Us

Have questions about anything here? Feel free to drop us a quick note!

Of course, feel free to Contact Us.

Coleen Petersen
Music Department
1000 Hempstead Avenue Public Square 220 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002


Lora Heller, MT-BC, LCAT
Special Projects Coordinator for Music Therapy