Sound Health: Upcoming Events

Music and the Mind

On Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3, 2017, the NIH and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts host Music and the Mind, the first public initiative for their Sound Health partnership, exploring the connections between music, health/wellness, and science.

Friday, June 2

8:00 p.m.
Music and the Mind with the National Symphony Orchestra
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Ticketed Event

The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and renowned scientists present Sound Health in Concert, an interactive program interweaving performance with scientific insights into the brain’s engagement with music.

Saturday, June 3

There will be a day-long series of presentation and discussions with music therapist and neuroscientist that explore how listening, performing, or creating music affects brain development through all stages of life.  These will also cover how these activities can be used in pain management for the treatment of Alzheimer’s, autism, and other neurological disorders.

This page last reviewed on May 8, 2017