Music Interventions and Dementia Symposium


Music Interventions and Dementia Symposium

Melbourne Brain Centre
Kenneth Myer Building
Royal Parade, Parkville


This symposium, hosted by the National Music Therapy Research Unit at the University of Melbourne, will feature presentations from key national and international researchers in the field of music and dementia. Their presentations will span neurology, neuropsychology, psychology and traditional clinical music therapy to provide a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the state of research in the field.

Following the close of the proceedings, there will be an official launch of the recently funded National Health and Medical Research Council Project 'Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression in the Elderly (MIDDEL)', followed by refreshments.

Tickets $75 / Student Concession $50


  • Dr Imogen Clark
    Dr Imogen Clark, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Jeanette Tamplin
    Dr Jeanette Tamplin, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Ania Bukowska
    Dr Ania Bukowska, University of Physical Education in Krakow
  • Dr Sandra Garrido
    Dr Sandra Garrido, Western Sydney University
  • Dr Libby Flynn
    Dr Libby Flynn, University of Queensland
  • Dr Amee Baird
    Dr Amee Baird, Macquarie University
  • Professor Thomas Wosch
    Professor Thomas Wosch, FWSW University
  • Professor Michael Nilsson
    Professor Michael Nilsson, Director HMRI Faculty of Health and Medicine
  • Professor Helen Odell Miller
    Professor Helen Odell Miller, Angila Ruskin University, Cambridge
  • Professor Felicity Baker
    Professor Felicity Baker, Professor of Music Therapy and Associate Dean (Academic) at the Faculty of the VCA and MCM