Matthew Bernstein started his career as a staff writer for Oregon Music News at age 13. He wrote “Music Soothes the Soul” as a high school student, completing it during his senior year. The book is based on his popular weekly Oregon Music News series called, “Music on the Street”.
Foreword by Larry Thomas, Founder of the Fender Music Foundation “Music is a powerful force. The benefits of music run as deep as one’s soul, and it has always taken me to a special place. Music Soothes the Soul is a must read for anyone who loves music. Matthew Bernstein, at age 17, has interviewed 70 fascinating music leaders from many countries who share a common passion, which is their love of music. In writing this book, Matthew’s goals were to inspire his readers and provide opportunities for children to imagine, create, and express themselves through music.”