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Aug012010

Horvath is a nationally recognized authority and pioneer;

Ms Horvath has become known as the "go to" person in the area of the medical problems of performing artists. She founded the Playing (Less) Hurt™ Injury Prevention conference series. She has published numerous articles in professional journals, has appeared on radio and television programs, has spoken at festivals, schools, conservatories and conferences, for professional and amateur orchestras and has presented numerous master classes and seminars on the subject.

The first printing of her book on the subject, Playing (less) Hurt- An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians was released in June 2002 and sold out in four months. In 2009 she won the gold medal from the Independent Publishers 2009 Awards in the health category, for the newly revised and updated version of her book. This attracted the attention of Hal leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. Playing (Less) Hurt in a 2010 edition is now being distributed world-wide by Hal Leonard. She has been in demand for her seminars on injury prevention and she has worked privately with countless musicians seeking her help.