Music On The Mind - Music And Therapy


6:00 pm

Monday 15 August, 6pm.

Music can be used therapeutically for people of all ages from infants through to those at the end of life. The application of music however differs according to age, preference, and mode of engaging with music. Songs can be uplifting, and listening to music may activate imagery that alleviates pain, and transports the listener to a place of aesthetic beauty. Join Professor Denise Grocke, Director of the National Music Therapy Research Unit (NaMTRU) and world renowned expert in Music Therapy, for this talk as she explores these aspects of music therapy and shares some of her real life experiences from clinical practice.

This talk forms part of Melbourne Recital Centre's "Music and The Mind" series, which explores the relationship between music and the human brain and the related links to social wellbeing, participation, learning and development and the role of music in our contemporary communities. This event is presented in association with the Music, Mind & Wellbeing initiative at the University of Melbourne (

When: Monday 15 August 2011, 6pm.

Venue: Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre,
Cnr of Soutbank Blvd and Sturt St

Free Event - Bookings essential. or call 9699 3333