ISME 2022

35th ISME
Virtual World Conference
17-22 July 2022

 The Importance of Music for Emotional Health

Videos seen in the presentation

Cunningham Piano Online Ensemble

Violinists across the world play for Ukraine

Paleolithic bone flute from Geißenklösterle, 37,000 years old

Paleolithic ivory flute from Giessenklosterle, 40,000 years old

11-month old twins moving to music

Nashville Studio Singers cell phone choir

Articles

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.

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.

Newspaper article

Michigan Opera Theatre drives into the pandemic era with a fresh take on a classic

Books

Steven Mithen, The Singing Neanderthals: the origins of music, language, mind, and body (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006).

And please watch for my book in Spring 2023

The Musical Brain: what students, teachers, and performers need to know. (published by Oxford)