Melodies as Medicine: The Power of Music

Discover the transformative power of music and singing from our experts. Learn about the neuroscience behind music-making and its effects on health and the brain. Discover how music can build resilience in young people or support individuals facing unique challenges – whether it’s Alzheimer’s, Parkinsons’, or Autism.

This event isn’t just about facts—it’s about experiencing the impacts of music firsthand. Join-in on our community sing, and belt out a tune for an unforgettable experience.

Mark your calendar, gather your loved ones, and get your tickets now!

Attend online
Join this talk in-person, or online. To attend online, register via Zoom, and we’ll email you details. To register for the in-person event, get your free tickets through Humanitix.

Pre-event refreshments
Head to the venue early and enjoy complimentary refreshments from 5.30pm.

The experts

  • Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes, performer, musicologist and researcher of creative arts for mental and physical wellbeing, University of Tasmania
  • Associate Professor Alison Canty, neuroscientist, Wicking Dementia Research Education Centre, University of Tasmania
  • Madelena Andersen-Ward, singer and songwriter, Riawunna Centre for Aboriginal Education, University of Tasmania
  • Betsy Hanson, Choir Director and Vocal Arranger, Nourish Women’s Choir and South Arm Songsters
  • Nourish Women’s Choir

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