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What is Music Therapy?
Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join The Health Museum in partnerhip with the Center of Performing Arts Medicine at Houston Methodist for What is Music Therapy?, a discussion where attendees will learn the science behind using musical therapy to aid developmental disorders like Alzheimer’s, Autism, and Parkinson’s disease. Virginia Gray, MT-BC, board certified music therapist with Houston Methodist Hospital, will describe the education and clinical work of a music therapists and the history and improvements of the field in the last 70 years. Music is a human phenomenon and a therapeutic tool to promote wellness, manage stress, express feelings, enhance memory and more. During this discussion, attendees will learn about music therapy’s effectiveness in a wide variety of healthcare and educational settings.
In addition to this educational discussion, participants will have access to all of The Health Museum’s exhibits, including its latest and most interactive exhibit- BIORHYTHM: Music and The Body, an engaging exhibition that explores the relationship between music and the body through art and science. From an acoustic bed to sonic tables and experiments that gauge your emotional response to pop music, BIORHYTHM allows visitors to feel how music moves you. BIORHYTHM was developed and first exhibited at Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin.
What is Music Therapy? will take place at The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr. Houston, TX 77004 Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 5:30 pm- 7 pm. Discussion is FREE to the public. However, pre-registration is highly recommended. For additional information please call 713-521-1515 or visit http://www.biorhythm.thehealthmuseum.org/. To register for workshop visit: https://3586.blackbaudhosting.com/3586/What-is-Music-Therapy