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14th Annual NeuroMusic Conference "Music and Multimedia: From Song to Sonification”

14th Annual NeuroMusic Conference

"Music and Multimedia: From Song to Sonification”

Saturday, November 10th, 2018
9:00 am –5:00 pm
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario



Composing the Scene: The Role of Music in Film

Dr. Siu-Lan Tan, Professor of Psychology, Kalamazoo College, Michigan


Musical Possibilities - Technologies to Support Motor Therapies, Participation, Play, and Learning for Children with Disabilities

Dr. Elaine Biddiss, Director of the PEARL Lab, Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab. Hospital, Toronto


“Seeing with Your Ears: Exploring Data with Musical Sound”

Dr. Mark Ballora, Professor of Music Technology, School of Music/Theatre, Penn State University, Pennsylvania



Please email an abstract (maximum 250 words) to Dr. Steven Brown ( on any topic related to perception, cognition or performance of music and dance.

The deadline for abstract submissions is Oct 26, 2018


 Two Special Music and Multimedia Evening Events


Fri., Nov. 9, 8:00pm - LIVELab

Screening of “SCORE: A Film Music Documentary”

Join us for a screening of “SCORE,” a New York Times Critics Pick and Top 10 Documentary of 2017 on Amazon and iTunes. The trailer can be viewed here. The film will be followed by a Q&A with Dr. Siu-Lan Tan (Professor of Psychology, Kalamazoo College), who appears in the film as the music psychologist.

Tickets $15

Sat., Nov. 10, 8:00pm - LIVELab

Marilyn Lerner presents “Destiny”

Join us for a special screening of Fritz Lang’s silent film “Destiny” with a live, improvised soundtrack by pianist Marilyn Lerner. The performance will be followed by a Q&A with Lerner facilitated by Dr. Matthew Woolhouse (Professor of Music, School of the Arts, McMaster University).

Tickets $30 ($20 with conference registration discount code or student ID)




Conference Registration for Saturday Nov 10: 9am-5pm

Tickets for the Conference Saturday Nov 10 can be purchased through Showpass,com

Click here for tickets to CONFERENCE

Early Bird Rate (final day for early bird registration is Oct. 26): $85 regular, $60 for students

Late Registration Rate (on and after Oct. 27): $105 regular, $80 for students

*IMPORTANT NOTE: The Early Bird Rate and Late Registration Rate DOES include breakfast and lunch. It does NOT include the Evening Events. This fee guarantees entrance to the conference ONLY. Registered participants will receive a DISCOUNT CODE for the Evening Event on Saturday, Nov. 10 only. This discount code can be used at check-out.


Tickets for the LIVELab Evening Events

Tickets to the LIVELab Evening Events can be purchased through A promo code will be provided during conference registration to discount Saturday Keynote Concert ticket to $20. There is NO discount for the screening of “SCORE: A Film Music Documentary.”

Friday, Nov. 9 at 8pm

LIVELab Auditorium
Screening of “SCORE: A Film Music Documentary”: $15

Click here for tickets


Saturday, Nov. 10 at 8pm

LIVELab Auditorium
Marilyn Lerner presents “Destiny”: $30 regular, $20 with conference registration discount code or Student ID

Click here for tickets

Seating for the Film Screening and Keynote Concert is limited to 100 people so reserve your ticket early!


There are a few rooms set sided for booking for MIMM conference at the Visitors Inn. These rooms will be released on Oct 8th, 2018.

Workshop registration details, talk abstracts, maps, dinner ideas, where to stay in Hamilton, and more will be available in the coming months.  

 For details contact: Elaine Whiskin ( Susan Marsh-Rollo (

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