2022 MTNA Virtual Conference
March 26-30, 2022
This session: Tuesday, March 29,
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. EST
Music is Who We Are, Not What We Do
Cirelli, L. K., et al., (2014), Interpersonal synchrony increases prosocial behavior in infants. Developmental Science.
Kirschner, S. and Tomasello, M. (2010), Joint music making promotes prosocial behavior in 4-year-old children. Evolution and Human Behavior.
Lindenberger, U. et al., (2009), Brains swinging in concert: cortical phase synchronization while playing guitar, BMC Neuroscience.
Sänger, J. et al., (2012), Intra- and interbrain synchronization and network properties when playing guitar in duets, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
Svard, L., (2022) Music, Emotions, COVID – and the Brain, MTNA e-journal, 13, no. 3.
Wiltermuth, S. S., and Heath, C. (2009), Synchrony and cooperation, Psychological Science.
Steven Mithen, The Singing Neanderthals: the origins of music, language, mind, and body (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006).
About the project: https://www.cunninghampiano.com/cunningham-piano-online-ensemble-project/
David Patrick Stearns for The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Coronavirus forced the Philadelphia Orchestra to play to an empty house. And I was there to witness it
Fresh Air, Terry Gross with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, March 19, 2020:
How One Orchestra, Faced With A Pandemic, Played On
Michael Andor Brodeur, Washington Post
And watch for:
The Musical Brain: what students, teachers, and performers need to know, by Lois Svard, published by Oxford