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Posted on Thu, Jun 13, 2013 : 10:27 a.m.

Musician injured in traumatic accident two years ago to play recital at the Kerrytown Concert House

By Ann Dwyer

Back in 2011, Alicia Doudna and her fiance Andrew Kratzat were involved in a serious accident in which a semi truck attempting to avoid stopped traffic swerved into the car driven by the couple. Both talented musicians, both critically injured by the accident with traumatic brain injuries.

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Alicia Doudna and Andrew Kratzat

While Kratzat remains under care, yet steadily improves, Doudna—who is also still recovering—will play at Welcome Back! to a Friend Of The House at the Kerrytown Concert House.

The lineup will include Doudna on violin; Hannah Shields on piano; Annie Fullard on violin; Nelson Lee on violin; Meg McDonough on violin; Stephanie Fong on viola; Rebecca Albers on viola; Dan McDonough on cello and Mary Ann Ramos on cello.

The Program: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sonata in B, KV 464
Schubert - Notturno - D.897 -Adagio
Antonin Dvo?ák- Romance in F minor, Opus 11
Felix Mendelssohn - Octet in E-flat major, Opus 20

Come celebrate this young woman as she continues on the road to recovery.

Sunday, June 16, 2013. 3 p.m. $5-$25. 415 N. Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor. 734-769-2999.



Fri, Jun 14, 2013 : 4:28 p.m.

Whole Dude - Whole Healing : Very interesting story. I read this story in the recent edition of Ann Arbor Observer. She is very fortunate, she has survived a traumatic head injury, and she has the ability and the capacity to heal herself. After head injury, the loss of memory most often affects the memory of recent events, and the memory of past events survives better. During the recovery process, the memory of past events is first to be regained. To stimulate this recovery of memory, I would like to suggest that people with the problem of memory loss following head injury may try listening to songs, and music they heard during their childhood. There is a better chance of recovering that part of the memory and it may stimulate the healing process. I am not surprised by this talented artist's remarkable recovery as her talent is her medicine. I wish her all the best and I commend her spirit to perform to entertain others with music.