Posts tagged with Music Therapy

  1. Singing with dementia: an interview with music therapist Dr Jeanette Tamplin

    Following the success of Dr Jeanette Tamplin’s first dementia choir, Musical Memories, seven more choirs for people and carers living with dementia will be introduced in …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/10/09/singing-with-dementia-an-interview-with-music-therapist-dr-jeanette-tamplin

  2. Music therapy and dementia – a world-first study is born

    Music therapy dementia study. Image: Flickr / CC.

    Professor Felicity Baker is co-director the National Music Therapy Research Unit at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. This week she received word that her world-first study into the …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/08/04/music-therapy-and-dementia-a-world-first-study-is-born

  3. Hip hop’s healing power

    Born from marginalised communities as a force of self-expression, hip-hop gets an unfairly bad rap for its confronting lyrics, but its power to promote mental and …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/07/28/hip-hops-healing-power

  4. Van Gogh gets some music therapy

    The Music Therapy team at the University of Melbourne was invited to collaborate with the National Gallery of Victoria to provide an experiential music activity for high-school …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/06/14/van-gogh-gets-some-music-therapy

  5. Manchester, ritual emotion and the healing power of song

    Samantha Dieckmann, University of Melbourne and Jane Davidson, University of Melbourne On Sunday, Ariana Grande played to a packed house of 60,000 fans at Manchester’s Old …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/06/06/manchester-ritual-emotion-and-the-healing-power-of-song

  6. The trouble with teaching music in our schools

    Music students. Phil Roeder/Flickr

    When many schools have cupboards full of musical instruments, why are so few students learning to play? By Dr Alexander Crooke, Postdoctoral Fellow in Music Therapy …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/05/26/the-trouble-with-teaching-music-in-our-schools

  7. Amazing Grace: How sweet the sound

    By Will Temple Watch a group of musicians perform — whether a chamber quartet or stadium rockers — and you can see a key part of …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/01/01/amazing-grace-how-sweet-the-sound

  8. Arts therapies and the refugee crisis

    Aparna Sindhoor and Teestri Duniya Theatre Image: Montreal Life Stories Project

    Associate Professor Nisha Sajnani, from CATRU partner Lesley University, argues for the role of arts therapy in the refugee crisis The following is an edited extract …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2016/08/05/arts-therapies-and-the-refugee-crisis

  9. In conversation with Dr Nisha Sajnani

    In conversation with Dr Nisha Sajnani

    Visiting academic Associate Professor Nisha Sajnani presents work on arts therapy in a refugee context to officially launch CATRU Associate Professor Nisha Sajnani is an Expressive …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2016/08/01/in-conversation-with-dr-nisha-sajnani

  10. Music Therapy From Woe to Go to AO

    Emeritus Professor Denise Grocke initiated Music Therapy as a discipline in Australia in the face of stern opposition. Now she’s been honoured with an Order of …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2016/06/13/music-therapy-from-woe-to-go-to-ao