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You will be carried away by the music and the science while you enjoy a drink
Benjamin Zendel (Canada Research Chair in Aging and Auditory Neuroscience)
Music is part of every known human culture; however, a small number of people have difficulty with the perception of music. These individuals are amusic. My talk will explore the neuroscience of amusia, and some attempts to simulate amusia in non-amusic individuals.
Effective Practice Techniques from a Music Perspective
Christine Carter (Assistant Professor of Single Reeds at Memorial University’s School of Music in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
Canadian clarinetist, Christine Carter, has appeared at prestigious venues across the globe, from Carnegie Hall to the Sydney Opera House. For the past three years, Christine Carter has been a visiting scholar at Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute. In collaboration with Dr. Jessica Grahn, she has been researching the effectiveness of practice techniques drawn from cognitive and sport psychology in an applied music-learning context.