Schedule of MATM 2017 Speakers & Events

Music & the Mind at The Marriott La Jolla
Tim Mullen, Creative Director

Friday, June 9:
Music as Healer, addressing Trauma

11:30 Genius Circle lunch with the experts at Marriott function room

1:00. Dr. Concetta Tomaino, Director, Institute for Music and Neurologic Function
Arts and the Brain: Healing Tones

2:00 Dr. Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC,
Scientific Foundations of Drumming for Healing: Music Therapy for Conflict Resolution and Healing

3:00 Dr. Mimi Guarneri, Medical Director, Guarneri Integrative
Health, Inc.,
Pearls to Awaken Your Healing Potential

4:00 Panel: The Future of Sound and Healthcare: A Visioning Session

Drs. Tomaino, Stevens, Guarneri. Barbara Reuer with Sundiata Kata, Moderator: Tim Mullen


6:30-9:30pm Showcase Party at Munk residence

6:30 Cocktail Welcome featuring The TERI Band (note: this is background
music/Beatles, etc)

  • 7:00-800 Music & the Mind Showcase featuring:
    The TERI Band introduced by George Thompson
  • Pianist Chris Baker
  • Dr. Eduardo Reck Miranda & MMYO Advanced Orchestra Chamber ensemble. (String Quartet + Flute + Clarinet)
    “Beethoven Deviations”
  • Christine Stevens – original frame drum composition –
  • Alex Khalil & Gamelan Band

Saturday, June 10: Music training and cognitive disorders

9:00 Reyna Gordon, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Adventures in rhythm and language development: from neurobiology to intervention

10:00 Laurel Trainor – Director, McMaster Institute for Music
and the Mind
Music, Time and Developmental Disorders

11:00 George Thompson, Performance Arts Director, TERI, Inc. The Remo Drum Table Activities Series: for individuals/groups with moderate to profound developmental disabilities and autism.

12:00 Panel: Gordon/Trainor/Thompson/Iversen/ Moderator
Tim Mullen
Title TBD

1:30 Genius Circle lunch with the experts at Marriott Restaurant


Sunday, June 11: Bridging the Disability Gap with Music

9:00am Eduardo Miranda, PhD – Music Neurotechnology: At the
crossroads of music, creativity and neuroscience

10:00am Gil Weinberg, Founding Director, Georgia Tech Center
for Music Technology
Artificial Creativity and Robotic Musicianship

11:00am Wendy Magee, Associate Professor Music Therapy
Program, Temple University
– Therapeutic Applications of Music
Technology in Health and Education Settings Across the Life Span

12:00pm Panel: Miranda, Weinberg, Magee, Schlomo Dubnov,
Moderator: Tim Mullen
Title TBD