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MUSIC ON MY SHOULDER T-Shirley for Charity. All proceeds received by Shirley Levi's MUSIC ON MY SHOULDER Non-Profit will go towards her various campaigns including: Autism Awareness, Hunger Relief, Equality for ALL & many more important humanitarian causes!
For more info please visit:
Music On My Shoulder
For the 29th Brdige School Benefit / Shirley Levi opened for Neil Young, The Dixie Chicks, Sherly Crow, Spoon, Ryan Adams and others.
to Pre-order 'Sheet Music / Diary of a Songwriter' by Grammy winner Devine Evans and featuring Shirley Levi.
to READ "How Shirley Levi is Changing LA's Indie Rock - and Saving the World" by Magda Marcella
to READ Shirley Levi as Featured Rock Artist in Indie Artist Magazine
to READ 'Shirley Levi's Music Can Save The World' review by Magda Marcella, Miracle Mile Girls
to WATCH the video of Shirley Levi's interview on Indies In Motion!
READ Shirley Levi's interview about Autism Awareness in CONVERSATIONS MAGAZINE, available on newstands October 21st, 2012. Visit their website HERE
An exclusive interview with Shirley Levi on DC NOW RADIO. "She is giving a voice to those who feel that they have none!" - Cyrus Webb
LISTEN HERE to Shirley Levi's passionate interview on ICAA Talk Radio. "Shirley has to be my favorite guest of all time now." - Emily Malabey, ICAA Talk Radio.
A special interview with Recording Artist/Activist Shirley Levi, founder of Music On My Shoulder,
who has written the Autism Awareness Anthem "Anne Marie". Shirley Levi featured on a segment of Autism America Radio, July 21st 2012 @ 4pm PST!!
Sirius/XM Family Talk channel 131 - With 35 Million listeners internationally! Also a FREE Live Stream on Live365!
Autism Radio's show 'Hope Saves The Day' -
A special interview
with Recording Artist/Activist Shirley Levi, founder of Music On My Shoulder, who has written the Autism Awareness Anthem "Anne Marie".
Shirley Levi in a special performance and interview for Autism Awareness Friday April 27th, 2012 on AZTECA AMERICA'S top-rated show "Entres Nos" @ 10am. Channel 54 & 47 in Los Angeles. Channel 15 in San Diego. Check you local listings for the channel in your area!!
PRESS RELEASE for the Celebrity VH1 Rock & Bowl Benefit for Autism. VH1 Classic's Rock Autism campaign is designed to help educate
parents and build awareness about autism, a complex neurobiological developmental disorder that lasts throughout a person's lifetime, and to raise funds for a variety of autism research, advocacy, and support organizations.
NME.COM first for music news, features Shirley Levi's TV appearance for Autism Awareness along with the latest music news and reviews, music videos and gossip.
Shirley Levi is named one of the TOP 20 MUSICIANS who support autism awareness, along with Beck, The Eels, Stereolab, The Googoo Dolls and The Vines!
Shirley Levi in an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW about her Autism Awareness Campaign.
iRadio internet talk radio news & reviews, recognizes Shirley Levi's contributions to Autism Awareness by blogging about her radio interiews.
DJ Terry Hawke, from the UK, shows his support for Shirley Levi's Autism Awareness campaign and her song "Anne Marie".
VoiceAmerica: join Betsy Hicks in this very special interview with visionary artist, singer, and songwriter Shirley Levi.
Global Oneness, co-creating a happy world, show's their support for Shirley Levi's Autism Awareness Campaign.
OUTCRY TV interview with Shirley Levi
Music On My Shoulder
The Purpose of Shirley Levi's charity work is to use the power of MUSIC & ART to help with Autism Awareness,
Hunger Relief, Equality For All, Peace & other Humanitarian Issues, which affect mankind's well being, in America & around the World. Shirley Levi also supports artists rights and believes that EVERYBODY
should have a voice and a forum for self-expression. She believes that the mainstream media does not reflect the true voice of authentic artists and is fighting to change that!
Since Shirley Levi was very young she has been inspired to help affect and change the world through her visionary music & art. Throughout the years she has come to be known as
a "Visionary Soul-Dier of the streets and the underground". She has given generously of her time, creations, heart and spirit to help inspire others to do the same by using
their special talents to address the important issues which face us every day!
Music On My Shoulder was founded as an organization by Shirley Levi as a means to grow her activism works. Her efforts as an artist and activist are to give victims a voice, to help raise money and awareness for the disadvantaged, and, by example,
to encourage others to help. Music On My Shoulder is also dsigned by Shirley Levi to help bring attention and support to other nonprofits & people trying to make a difference in the world!
You can still help out my downloading Shirley Levi's song "Anne Marie" and all proceeds will be put towards her Autism Awareness efforts.
You can also be a Music On My Shoulder supporter by sharing this site and doing whatever you can to contribute to any of the causes listed on her DONATE page.
contact: info @ musiconmyshoulder.com
Shirley Levi's Autism Awareness Campaign
"They Are Special and They Are Here" - Shirley Levi
~ SHIRLEY LEVI'S MISSION STATEMENT ~
"I have a very special place in my heart for autism. I've made it my mission to use the undeniable power of MUSIC and ART to reach out to all people and help raise awareness about autism. I've learned much by working with such special people and feel that music and art can best portray their special qualities and spirit. They deserve to have a voice. I choose to focus on their abundance of beauty and special qualities rather than focusing on their social disabilities because that is what shines through in my eyes. I've created a painting called, "MUSIC ON MY SHOULDER", based on a sketch of a dove made by a very special autistic and ARTISTIC woman I worked with named, Anne Marie. I wanted her to witness her talent manifested into a tangible reality. Her gifts inspired me to see way beyond her social disability. I also wrote a song about her special spirit. I believe that my song, "Anne Marie" will help others see the spirit of autism in the same light as I do. Music and art are a powerful tool in helping raise awareness of issues that surround us every day yet remain unseen. Personally, I also really believe that we must give special attention to those who are ALREADY HERE with autism and help them to nurture their special gifts instead of treating and seeing them from just a cold, technical, and medical perspective. THEY ARE SPECIAL AND THEY ARE HERE. Every one of them that I've worked with has had a very unique gift.
While it is great that we look for a cure and look at preventative measures, we must also give special attention to those who are ALREADY HERE and make sure that we nurture their special gifts and praise them with special and positive attention. Another part of this campaign is that we also help family members and others who are not in the autistic community the opportunity to recognize all the positive gifts these very special people can contribute to our society. I plan on exposing their talents, especially musicians, and believe that *their gift/work will speak for itself*. That is the goal of my campaign." ~ Shirley Levi
Shirley Levi performing at Neil Young's 29th Annual Bridge School Benefit!
Organized by musicians Neil Young and Pegi Young, the Bridge School Benefit Concert is an annual, all acoustic, non-profit charity event held every October at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. All proceeds directly benefit the operations of The Bridge School.
Shirley Levi opening up for Neil Young's 29th Annual Bridge School Benefit at Shoreline Amphitheater
I'm soooo proud & deeply honored to have been asked to sign all of my hero,
Neil Young's guitars, when I played at his 29th Annual Bridge School Benefit!!
Look for signatures on the guitar as well by Neil Young + Promise Of The Real (With Willy Nelson's boys), Peggy Young, Dixie Chicks, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Ryan Adams, St. Vincent, Gary Clark, Jr., Spoon, Nils Lofgren.
Bridge School Benefit Concert
'Sheet Music / Diary of a Songwriter' by Devine Evans (Featuring Shirley Levi)
Devine Evans has been a dominant figure in the music industry for over 20 years. He is a five-time Grammy Award winning songwriter, producer, and music programmer.
Shirley Levi contributed her story and gives advice in Chapter 18 of the book and her vocals are featured on the accompanying Sound Track!
About The Book:
The music industry is just one facet of the entertainment business in which artists usually struggle for success. For most, it is a long road of sacrifice and adversity before dreams are realized. Sadly, female artists often face an additional hardship –sexual misconduct on behalf of their male colleagues. These women can endure verbal and physical abuse, harassment, and even rape.
Sheet Music: The Diary of a Songwriter aims to shed light on the sexual injustices female artists can encounter while chasing their dream of a career in the music industry. In an effort to empower these women, Sheet Music shares the stories of a variety of female artists’ personal experiences as well as general advice on how to cope with and safeguard themselves against such abuse and injustice.
Pre-Order The Book & Sound Track Here!
"Music On My Shoulder" ~ The Painting by Shirley Levi
"I asked Anne Marie to sketch the white dove since she specializes in animal sketches. This painting symbolizes music from G-d which replenishes itself through my spirit and heart. I thought it would be very special to have Anne Marie guest star in this specific painting since she is pure with her intentions and creations like myself. We are both artists. The dove is a symbol for both of us. I wanted to motivate her to believe in her creations and to see it manifested into a beautiful reality." ~ Shirley Levi
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INSPIRATIONAL COMMENTS FROM SHIRLEY LEVI'S SUPPORTERS!
"You're middle name is H-O-P-E!" "Definitely a force to be reckoned with!" "You are an involved person making things happen. You don't just talk about it or sing about it, you are on the frontline!" - Rick Mizuno, Indies In Motion
"Listening to Shirley Levi is good for the spirit! She's a very rare gem in this world. The stuff icons are made of. Not to take anything from any of the other great guests, but Shirley has to be my favorite guest of all time now. It was like talking to a good friend!" - Emily Malabey, ICAA Radio
"She is giving a voice to those who feel that they have none! - Cyrus Webb, DC NOW RADIO
"I don't know Anne Marie, but I love her!" - Lila
"Thanks for letting us feature you on the show. Keep up the great work on Autism Awareness!" - www.outcrytv.net
"Dear Ms. Levi,On behalf of the autism community I want to say thank you for spreading the awareness of autism through your music and paintings! Your song " Anne Marie" is beautiful! I have a teen son with autism and also work with children with autism in upstate NY." - Annie Grzywaczewski, Crossroads Center for Children
"Thank You So much for What you do...!!! And thank you again for joining my group... One World ~ One Voice ~ Which is directly engaging the public to the Awareness of Cures for The afflicted Generation of the auto Immunity Epidemic, And the age we Live in.. Hope To Work Closely with You to Realize Every Childs Dream!!!" - Scott And Jordan Mercury
"As a parent of a child with autism, a practitioner in the field, and an author of a book about autis, I say thank you for your help in increasing the awareness. It is now 1/166 children. Stop the epidemic, stop the silence." - Brynn Chapman
"Shirley, Really enjoyed listening to your interviews. Wishing you a great holiday!" - Shockwave
"Hi there, checked out your site and thought it was way cool. (Great pic too!!) My day job is a teacher, I have worked for eleven years for ASPECT (Autism Spectrum Australia). Have worked lots with very severely affected students but now have a class of 6 boys who are high functioning but face the challenges of trying to interpret the very complex world us NT's take for granted. Anyway, nice to see you show your support. Stay Cool!" - Dave Kettley - Guitarist in The Dead Set
"Right on! Thanks for your compassion toward others! Love..." - The Dead Americans
"I'm feelin you sound and also your message and purpose... Rasing awareness for autism is a really tight way to give back and use the power of music to help others.. I'm feelin you.." - DJ VARIOUS
"Hello. I really liked your sound, and everything you stand for." - Auto Defiance
"Awesome, I work with Autistic kids. Cheers, -Brian, My Morning Radio
"I support your cause, i worked with kids with special needs for 13yrs. One thing i know for a fact music plays a big role for children with special needs..good luck and and thank you for using music, as the voice for these special individuals..." - BIGG JOE
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