Mar 25, 2019
John W. Tolbert Jr. Elementary School in Leesburg was the “place to be” March 20, when five members of the local therapeutic arts organization A Place to Be communicated the basic idea “it’s OK to feel” through the performance of their song, “You gotta feel.”
The writers of the song, Skylar Freeman and Michael Camarillo, graduated from Shenandoah University with a degree in music therapy, and they now devote their time to healing people with disabilities, medical problems and mental health struggles. They help clients – and now students – face and overcome life’s challenges using music therapy and expressive arts therapy.