been associated with comfort and healing. Since the time of David, stories have described music's gift to soothe the body and lift the spirit. During my years as a symphonic harpist and musician performing in hospitals and emergency shelters, I have asked listeners what music makes them feel better. Their choices include classical melodies, ancient hymns and spirituals, and even a child's song about a better world "over the rainbow."

I offer these selections to all seeking a moment of hope and reflection, especially to those on the healing journey and to those who cheer them on.

"Among several new CD's from NC-based artists and ensembles, (Healing Touch) stands out for the consistency of the program and the high quality of its presentation." Classical Voice of NC

Healing Touch won the 2006 Excellence in Media Silver Angel Award. It includes fifteen of her most requested pieces including “Over the Rainbow,” “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” and “Ave Maria.” Anita has donated a portion of the proceeds from CD sales to Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, Interact, and New Orleans musicians.

The CD is available from

  • NC Symphony Box Office & Store in North Hills, Raleigh, NC
  • Quail Ridge Books & Music, Raleigh, NC
  • North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
  • Moravian Books and Gifts, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Pomegranate Books, Wilmington, NC
  • Mountain Made in Asheville,NC
  • Furman University Bookstore, Greenville, SC,
  • Holywell Music, London, UK.
  • and from the musician at
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