Neurologic Music Therapy: Defining the foundations of clinical music neuroscience and applications

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Monday, October 29th, 2018

Monday, October 29, 20186:00PM - 7:30PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place
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The Wiegand Memorial Foundation Lecture


Over the past 25 years, research in the clinical neuroscience of music perception has shown how music and rhythm can effectively assist in brain
rehabilitation, with breakthroughs in motor recovery, speech and language training, and cognitive rehabilitation. Professor Michael Thaut, will share research data and video illustrations that summarize the latest exciting developments in this field.

Professor Michael Thaut of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music, is a global leader in neuroscience and music, and has internationally
recognized research in the applications of auditory neuroscience — specifically music and rhythm — to neurological rehabilitation. He holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Music, Neuroscience and Health, and is the Director of U of T’s Music and Health Research Collaboratory. A professional classical and folk violinist, he has recorded music and toured throughout Europe.


Michael Thaut
Professor, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto


Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

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