Music Care Conference

  • 10 Nov 2012
  • University of Toronto

We are excited to share information on The Room 217 Foundation Music Care Conference, held at the University of Toronto on November 10, 2012.  This is our fourth Music Care Conference and the first in Toronto. This one day conference brings together: nurses, PSW’s, Rec. therapists, Music therapists, Parish nurses, and  Stephen ministers, family caregivers, physicians, grief counselors, and music lovers, music educators and teachers. Dr. Connie Tomaino, Executive Director of the Institute for Music and Neurological Function, NY is one of our keynote speakers as well as Deborah Salmon who is  the subject of a documentary film, On Wings of Song: Music Therapy at the End of Life.

The Room 217 Foundation Music Care Conference brings together community members in pursuing the issues and themes around caring for people with music. The conference identifies and integrates common themes and issues using music across the care spectrum and highlights the social implications of music in care. Participants experience music in a way that contributes to body-mind-spirit care.

Some Topics include: Sound Health, Music Care, Music Therapy in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease, Music and Whole Person Care at End of Life, Music Technology in Care, Music Care Across Cultures, Music and Parent/Infant Bonding.

Please send us an email if  you would like some additional brochures. Also let us know if you are interested in our Conference Gift Bag Marketing opportunity or advertising in our conference brochure.

Early Bird Registration is $140 (plus HST) prior to September 15th and regular registration is $160 (plus HST). Student and Senior rate is $100 (plus HST).

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

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