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Music as the Emotional Container: COVID-19 travels from far to near

Updated: Jun 22, 2020

Around December 20, 2019, I began to hear stories and news about the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China. During the early stage, several local government officials made a few mistakes, which led to wider spreads. While things in China were getting under control in February 2020, thanks to massive social and medical measures, similar mistakes made in other countries/regions led to outbreaks in Italy, Japan, South Korea, Europe, the U.S., and more... On March 9, Harvard decided to close its campus starting Spring Break and move all the classes online. Shortly after that, Massachusetts declared State Emergency. Colleges and universities, public schools, large organizations, and performance centers decided to shut down one after another. As I watch a similar crisis repeating itself, from far to near... Words can not capture how much I have been feeling since December 2019. Hence, I have turned to music. Here is the music I created at Berklee, on March 13, 2020, the last day till Berklee closes for the rest of the semester. I hope the music is able to reach you in a way that words can not. Thank you for watching and listening. I encourage you to respond to my sharing in creative ways!

Comment below to tell me what is your creative way to contain and process your emotions?

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