The Starfish Theory

Music reaches the unreachable and teaches the unteachable. It brings a quality of life to places where there is none.

The Starfish Theory is a collection of nearly two dozen short stories that will make you smile and bring you hope as you read about these amazing moments of triumph, made possible by the power of music.

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What is the Starfish Theory?

One day, a man was walking on a beach. The beach was covered with starfish. As the man walked farther down the beach, he noticed a second man picking up the starfish and throwing them back into the ocean. The first man approached him and asked, “What are you doing?”

“I’m throwing the starfish back into the water so they won’t die.”

The first man replied, “But there are hundreds of them! You can’t possibly throw all of them back. It won’t make that much of a difference.”

The second man replied with a smile on his face, “It will make a difference to the ones I throw back.”

Music has made a difference in the individual lives of those Cyndy has worked with, and her book, The Starfish Theory: The Power of Music, shares 21 stories of hope that will leave you with a smile on your face.

America Tonight Radio w/Kate Delaney

“The Starfish Theory” is a journey through the lives of several people who had many different challenges.

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The Daily Dish – ABC4 Utah

Music makes a difference in people’s lives, and The Starfish Theory book proves it.

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About the Author

Music has always been a part of Cyndy’s life. After dedicating decades to learning everything she could about music itself, she set her sights on using music to reach the unreachable and teach the unteachable.

As a music therapist, she worked in nursing homes and hospitals. As a band and orchestra director, she inspired students of all ages to develop their talents. As a volunteer, she worked with special needs children, teens and adults to make things happen that many thought impossible.

Buy your copy of The Starfish Theory from one of these online retailers: Amazon, Barnes & Noble or iTunes.

Happy Customers

I loved every bit of this book! I was intrigued with each story. I felt in awe when the students in each situation progressed. It’s amazing how music touches so much of the human soul. I am a music teacher and a student. I plan on referencing this book for years to come.

James Harmon (Amazon Review)

This book has touched my heart as I read about the impact the author had on the lives of her students and clients. Her use of music therapy brought real change and peace to the lives of those she worked with. It is a book that can easily be read in snippets when you have a few minutes here or there and want to add some sunshine to your day. I will view and use music differently in my life now, after reading this book.

Suz (Amazon Review)

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