poet, author, singer, voice teacher
(formerly THERESA RODRIGUEZ)
As a therapeutic musician, Theresa Werba has sung for over twenty years in institutional settings, providing a diversity of programs to meet the therapeutic musical needs of hospitals, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, senior centers and psychiatric institutions.
Therapeutic Music Services
"Your performance was magnificent. Thank you for coming into our lives!"
-Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, New York
"I can't thank you enough for the moments of pleasure you brought to so many of our patients at bedside, with your beautiful performance of voice and guitar. It is not often that we are able to provide music of such fine quality for our patients."
--Loeb Center, New York
"The performance was outstanding. Our residents glowed from the beauty of your voice.. it was such a pleasure to see their enjoyment."
-St. Joseph's Living Center, Pennsylvania
"Theresa has a beautiful voice, very energetic, warm.. I've rarely seen our residents so involved and enthusiastic."
--Portchester Nursing Home, New York
"After you left, many of our residents commented on your beautiful singing voice. We all enjoyed the variety of pieces as well as your lovely performing style. You brought something special to an already lovely afternoon. Thank you so much."
--Jewish Home and Hospital, New York
"Theresa has filled our patients' hearts with delightful strolling music, and is able to both sing and play beautifully, with much skill and great feeling. Her diverse repertoire and multi-lingual skills fill the needs of various ethnic groups, and she approaches each patient with a personal touch. We enjoy her music and consider her an asset to our program."
--Montefiore Hospital, New York
"A most delightful and entertaining program. To see our residents participate was pure joy... your voice is truly a gift from God."
--Valley View Care Center, New Jersey
"Theresa has a wonderful way of involving herself when she plays.. when she speaks to the residents, each feels touched by her lovely presence... she has the ability to communicate to the sick and elderly through her music."
--New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center, New York
"Theresa was able to get a response from residents who rarely speak and seems quite gifted with discernment and empathy. She has a beautiful voice, a diverse repertoire and a wonderful way with our residents. They loved her."
-Ruth Taylor Institute, New York