Gary Malkin

Organization/Affiliation (no abbreviation): 
Wisdom of the World Wellness LLC
Greenbrae, CA 94904
United States
Short biography and a description of your interest(s) in music and health: 
Gary Malkin is a multiple Emmy Award-winning composer, performer, public speaker and music and health innovator who empowers the world to embrace music and sound strategies as catalysts for health, wellness, and a connection to what matters most. He is dedicated to redefining music’s role in society, with a particular focus on developing musical strategies to cultivate “heart centered mindfulness” in healthcare, corporate culture, and global healing. He has developed a potent spoken word and music delivery system for heart/soul coherence called “alchemical wisdom”, enabling people to listen and assimilate wisdom not only with one’s cognitive minds, but with the heart and soul as well. He has produced messages from hundreds of the world’s spiritual visionaries utilizing this modality such as Deepak Chopra, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Bob Proctor, Ram Dass, and Marianne Williamson. His globally acclaimed palliative classic, Graceful Passages, co-created with award-winning filmmaker team Michael and Doris Stillwater, has touched nearly a million people worldwide, offering psycho-spiritual support for patients and caregivers engaged in all phases of the life-threatening illness and end-of-life processes. Their Care for the Journey caregiver rejuvenation programs have been adopted and experienced by healthcare systems nationwide. After co-authoring the award-winning Book/CD, Safe in the Arms of Love to strengthen the vital bond between parents and newborns with Lisa Rafel and David Surrenda, Ph.D., he is finishing up the creation of the social impact musical play, Can You Hear Me Baby?. Gary been the principle composer for the globally renowned Pachamama Alliance’s Awakening the Dreamer Symposium. He has presented at places such as Stanford Health, Houston Methodist, Google, Harvard’s Conference on Spirituality and Health, Scripps Clinic, UCSF Medical System, and Kaiser Permanente and is frequently asked to speak for corporations, healthcare, faith based, and life-affirming communities internationally. His stress reduction media is featured on the RejuvenationStations platform, featuring multi-sensory resources for healthcare providers’ stress in hospitals, created by his partners, bestselling author David Corbin and regenerative designer, Annette Ridenour. Garyis often interviewed on national talk shows and summits promoting a deeper understanding of music as a catalyst for wellness and coherence. Gary is thefounder of Wisdom of the World Wellness, an events and publishing company focusing on psychosocial tools for wellness. Gary is available as a consultant, keynote speaker, and spoken word and music media producer especially for thought leaders, authors, and visionaries interested in disseminating their offerings out into the world in a unique way. For more information, go to
Collaboration Interests: 
Seeking opportunities to present keynotes, training, live or online. Interested in forming partnerships with researchers and medical organizations interested in piloting new programs for the end of life, and the beginning of life, as well as community engagement about alleviating the burdens of loss, especially during these covid times. We also have care for the caregiver rejuvenation programs that have been offered and endorsed nationwide, called Care for the Journey.
Enhancing parent/newborn bond; Alleviating anxiety about death, dying and loss; embodied mindfulness, alleviating fear about death,