Healing Muses Mission Statement
Music heals. We provide live, professional quality, therapeutic harp music in hospital wards and waiting rooms throughout the San Francisco Bay Area to support patient care.
Our staff and Board of Directors bring a wealth of experience in music, non-profit work, medicine and healing. Everyone is deeply involved in supporting the organization, both through volunteer work and as donors of record.
Margaret Davis, Muse
Margaret is a professional Celtic harper, singer, recorder player and flutist with a B.A. in Music. She leads Celtic/Early Music trio Brocelïande and co-leads Celtic rock band Avalon Rising. A third-degree Reiki Master/Teacher, she brings her healing skills and awareness to every engagement.
Patrice Haan, Muse
Patrice is our longest-serving Muse, having played harp with Healing Muses since 2004. Additionally, she served Healing Muses as Executive Director from 2012 to 2020. Outside of Healing Muses, Patrice is known for her intuitive songwriting and beautiful voice. Our CD A Garden of Healing (2010), includes two of her original pieces and a vocal performance.
Shira Kammen, Muse
Shira received her degree in music from UC Berkeley and studied vielle with Margaret Tindemans. She has been a member and leader of several ensembles, including the SF Bay Area's Christmas Revels. Shira brings to Healing Muses' clients the breadth and depth of her knowledge in Celtic, American, and early music traditions.