Inspired by their experience with their son Brandon’s schizophrenia diagnosis and recovery, Shari and Garen Staglin hosted a small concert fundraiser at their Napa Valley winery in 1995. 26 years later, the Music Festival for Brain Health has inspired millions of dollars in donations and sparked critical conversations about the state of global mental health. The annual event is now recognized as one of the premier brain health charity events of the year, showcasing the best talent in music, neuropsychiatry, food and wine.
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26th Music Festival for Brain Health
One Mind’s 26th Annual Music Festival featured a streamed jazz performance by 10-time Grammy Award Winner, Arturo Sandoval and an ensemble band. A limited number of donors enjoyed the virtual performance from a participating Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, Mastro’s Steakhouse, or Morton’s The Steakhouse location. Other donors enjoyed the performance from the comfort of home, along with a bottle of wine from one of our participating vintners.
The Scientific Symposium was moderated by Dr. Eric Nestler and featured talks from Dr. Victor Dzau and Dr. Michelle Craske. One Mind’s 2020 Rising Star Award winners, Dr. Gregory Fonzo and Dr. Kevin Beier, also shared their research that will be funded.
25th Music Festival for Brain Health
Achieving a quarter of a century of brain health support, the 25th Music Festival for Brain Health was a celebration of learning, revelry and camaraderie that rekindled hope for over 500 guests. Generous donors, volunteers, scientists, vintners, and chefs made this festival an unforgettable event. Featuring celebrated actress and mental health advocate Glenn Close and a live performance from Sheryl Crow.
24th Music Festival for Brain Health
The sold out 24th Music Festival for Brain Health was a memorable gathering of the best and brightest in brain health research and advocacy, featuring a standout performance from two-time Grammy Award-winning singer and actress, Jennifer Hudson. California’s mental health czar, Tom Insel keynoted the Scientific Symposium. The annual wine tasting showcased over 80 top-tier wineries in addition to Staglin Family Vineyard.
23rd Music Festival for Brain Health
The 23rd Music Festival for Brain Health was a buzzworthy success, attracting leaders and supporters in the mental health field to Napa Valley’s Staglin Family Vineyard. The event featured a memorable performance from celebrated singer-songwriter, Lyle Lovett. Rising Star Winners gave glimpses of their promising brain health research at the Scientific Symposium. Evening guests enjoyed closing out the day with the intimate VIP Wine Dinner.