Special Benefit Performance for PER Foundation


Saturday April 14th 2012

The PER Board is honored to feature for its second fundraiser a highly unusual and exceptional presentation at the Zipper Hall of the Colburn School of Music in downtown Los Angeles:

The PER Foundation invites you to a special benefit performance and presentation


Creative Genius and Psychiatric Illness

April 14th 2012 7:00PM – 10:00PM

Performance and presentation by Richard Kogan, MD

PER ADVOCATE AWARD presentation to Sharon Dunas, NAMI West LA

Richard Kogan, MD, is a concert pianist and practicing New York City psychiatrist, Artistic Director of the Weill Cornell Music & Medicine Program. Dr. Kogan is a graduate of Harvard Medical School which he attended after he graduated from Juilliard School of Music. For over 10 years Dr. Kogan has been performing nationally and internationally his highly unusual blend of live piano playing while masterfully detailing the life and psychic suffering of famous musicians. His presentations humanize mental illness and deepen our appreciation of the creative role of music in human life.

For more information, see the write up by Lloyd Sederer, MD:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lloyd-i-sederer-md/music-madness-and-medicin_b_852867.html or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_DmRi3HxkI

The PER ADVOCATE AWARD will be presented to Sharon Dunas, MFT, President National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) LA County & Westside LA. For her exceptional work in educating family members and consumers regarding serious mental illness and its treatment.

You must register to attend thru the PER website: http://www.perfoundation.org   For questions email: MGlazerPERCoord@aol.com


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