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12th Annual NeuroMusic Conference: "The Therapeutic Nature of Music Across the Lifespan"

Registration Now Open
When Nov 18, 2016 08:00 PM to
Nov 19, 2016 10:00 PM
Where McMaster University
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The McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind announces the:

12th Annual NeuroMusic Conference

“The Therapeutic Nature of Music Across the Lifespan” 

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

9:00 am – 10:00 pm
McMaster Innovation Park, Hamilton, Ontario

"Musical Interventions for Brains That Are Out of Tune”

Dr. Isabelle Peretz, Director, Center for Research on Brain, Language and Music, Université de Montréal

  “What a Child’s Rhythm Profile Can Tell Us About Their Language Development”

Dr. Reyna Gordon, Director of Music Cognition Lab, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Music and Procedural Memory: How music cues functions that are preserved after stroke and in those with Alzheimer’s disease"

Dr. Concetta Tomaino, Exec. Director, Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF), New York


 POSTER SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN: Posters are welcome on any topic related to the scientific study of music perception and cognition. Please email a 250 word abstract to Dr. Steven Brown (  Early submission is encouraged and acceptance will be sent out as submissions are received.
The deadline for abstract submissions will be Oct 1st, 2016  


KEYNOTE CONCERT: 8:00PM in LIVELab at McMaster University

Friday November 18th or Saturday November 19th


“The Music and Science Behind Child Prodigies"

Dr. Isabelle Peretz, Université de Montréal


Featuring Musical Illustrations by the Cecilia String Quartet

and a guest performance by 14 yr old Eric Guo



To register online, click here:

Early Bird Registration: If you register before October 30th, cost of the CONFERENCE ONLY is $85 ($60 for students) and includes breakfast and lunch.

***With conference registration, a ticket to the Keynote Concert is an additional $20. Please specify which date you will be attending

If you wish to attend only the Keynote Concert, the cost is $30.

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

Late Registration: After October 30th, registration for the CONFERENCE ONLY is $105 ($80 for students).

 Keynote Concert $30


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 (