your refresh button 
We are wellness advocates, obsessed with the power of live music
to refresh the mind in the middle of the work day.

Each 30 minute day-time concert program is specifically curated to cultivate a stress-relieving environment serving the hospital workforce, scientists, and visitors. 

Our hand picked, award-winning performers are passionate about sharing their craft with all ages.




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Dalida Arakelian

Founder & Executive Director

Bo Feng

Music Coordinator

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Jin Chohan

Video Producer


Abraham Chorbajian 

Research Intern

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Peter C. Whybrow, MD

Chairman of the Jane & Terry Semel Institute of Neuroscience & Human Behavior at UCLA

Robert Bilder, Ph.D.

Director, Tennenbaum Center for the Biology of Creativity; Professor, Psychology, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science

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Wendelin Slusser, M.D., M.S.

Associate Vice Provost Semel Healthy Campus Center at UCLA 

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Jane Semel



Patrese Kirsch

Director, Wellness & Community Engagement

UCLA Health System 

Niloo Nobakht, M.D.

UCLA Health System 

Nephrology faculty physician, clinical researcher, and educator at UCLA

Geno Mehalik

Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center

UCLA Staff Assembly, VP of Programs

Ivy Hurwit

Program Manager 

UCLA Center for the Art of Performance 

Bridget Hough, D.M.A.

Executive Recruiter, UCLA Health System 

Concert Pianist

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