Music as Medicine: Therapeutic Benefits of Music

Mar 13, 2017

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

Explore exciting topics behind the science and art of music as this panel discusses these thought provoking questions.

What are some of the emotional and physical benefits that music has on the human body and how might we define music as truly being a form of medicine in the future? How can the general public play a vital role in this movement through advocacy, charity work, and surveys?

Join this diverse panel of highly acclaimed professionals in the fields of neuroscience, digital music technology, bio-metric data collection, cognitive research, and caregiving, as they explain collaborative efforts currently happening to achieve this goal.

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Ashley Brightwell

Music Is Our Weapon

Angela Elkins

Senior Care Centers LTC

Indre Viskontas

Cadence San Francisco Conservatory of Music University of San Francisco

Michael Zanders

Texas Women's University

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