The Minnesota Orchestra is committed to exploring the intersection of music and well-being for our staff, musicians and audiences. If you are comfortable doing so, please respond to the following questions regarding your personal experience with anxiety, wellbeing and music. Your answers will be anonymous and inform future programming. 

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* 1. What does anxiety feel like when you experience it?

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* 2. What helps you move from feeling anxious to feeling more at ease?

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* 3. Does music play a role when you are feeling anxious? If so, how?

Many of us are experiencing heightened states of anxiety and depression. If you need support, please reach out to a trusted friend, family member or healthcare professional. Learn more and find help and resources at or in a crisis call 988.  

Music and Healing Project Advisors
University of Minnesota’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing