Music Therapy: from Melbourne to Würzburg
The University of Melbourne’s Music Therapy team has a strong connection with the German city of Würzburg – and it’s only going to get stronger.
Meet Andrew Bucknall, Master of Music Therapy student
After working in hospitality, retail, and as an electrician, Andrew Bucknall finally heeded his calling to help others through music. Now a second-year Master of Music …
Two-minute interview: Dr John Carpente, music therapist for children on the autism spectrum
Dr John Carpente is a world expert in music therapy for children on the autism spectrum. In advance of his 9 July seminar on Musical Play to …
Felicity Baker on Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression
Professor Felicity Baker is Head of Music Therapy at the Melbourne Conservatorium. She talks here about her upcoming symposium, Music Interventions for Dementia & Depression in …
Let it go: remembering Dr Ben Leske
A colleague and friend pays tribute to one of Melbourne Conservatorium’s brightest and most-loved researchers, who died this week aged 37.
Singing to remember: music therapy and dementia study to launch at the Conservatorium
Music Therapy researcher Dr Jeanette Tamplin’s latest study will examine how singing can improve the lives of dementia sufferers and their carers.
Dr Imogen Clark wins the Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care
By Sophie Duran Dr Imogen Clark of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne has been awarded the prestigious $50,000 Hazel …
A virtual reality singing program? That’s the stuff of awards shortlists
Congratulations to the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music’s Dr Jeanette Tamplin, who made it to the finals of the National Disability Awards in Canberra on the weekend …
TEDx: using music to escape the dark side
In this TEDx talk, recorded in September, Head of Music Therapy Professor Katrina Skewes McFerran explains how our choice of music can make us feel better or …
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 …
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