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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
Music and the Mind with the National Symphony Orchestra
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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.
- Music and the Mind (Events require tickets unless marked “FREE”)
- Rhythm in Action Workshop (FREE)
- Music and Childhood Development
- Breakthroughs with Music Therapy: Recovery, Resilience & Quality of Life
- The Future of Music and the Mind – Featuring NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins (FREE)
Join Dr. Collins in a discussion moderated by Renee Fleming on what the future may hold for music and the mind. (FREE/Videocast)
- Creative Aging
- Jazz, Creativity, and the Brain
This page last reviewed on May 8, 2017