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Music Care Webinars

Webinars are held the second Wednesday of the month from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, presented by experts. The hour includes time for a Q&A. Registration is free at  They are archived, for viewing at a later date.

Webinar series 9
Sept. 12 – The Health Arts Society – David Lemon
Oct. 10 – Music and Aging - Dr. Andrea Creech
Nov. 14 – Singing and the Brain – Dr. Justine Schneider
Dec. 12 – Music and Autism - Dr. Adam Ockleford
Webinar series 10
Jan. 9 – Music Care Partners - Chelsea Mackinnon
Feb. 13 – Arts Interventions in Dementia Care -  Emily Cousins
March 13 – The Art and Heart of Drum Circles – Christine Stevens
April 10 – Indigenous Healing Practices in Music Therapy – Sherryl Sewepagaham
May 8 – Music Therapy as a Primary Psychotherapy – Sarah Pearson
June 12 – Music and MAiD (Medical Assistance in Dying) – SarahRose Black

Music Care Conference

The national, one-day conferences are inspirational, educational and unforgettable. Learn how and why music changes lives and communities. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, CIGI Campus, Waterloo, ON  Theme: Music, Aging and Wellness. Register at


Music Care Training

This 3-level program prepares caregivers to use music in their care practices with increased confidence and theoretical understanding. Suitable for all who would like to increase their knowledge and practical applications of music in care. No prior experience necessary. Music Care Training Levels 1 and 2 can also be offered exclusively, at your site, customized to your setting. Register at

Level 1

Level 2 (prerequisite: Level 1)

Level 3 (prerequisite: Level 2)

Sault Ste. Marie, ON Sept. 28-29
Markham, ON Oct. 12-13
Vancouver, BC Oct. 22-23
Quebec City, QC Nov. 2-3 (French)
Lethbridge, AB March 8-9
Waterloo, ON March 29-30
Saskatoon, SK April 5-6
Moncton, NB May 3-4 (French)
Toronto, ON May 3-4


Nottingham, UK Oct. 10-11
Toronto, ON Nov. 2-3
Calgary, AB, May 31-June 1
Toronto, ON June 6-7

Oct. 18 launch (intensive Nov. 30)
   Port Perry, ON
April 10 launch (intensive May 24)
   Port Perry, ON

Speakers’ Bureau

Seeking expertise, experience, inspiration and/or entertainment for your organization? Room 217 has speakers available for keynote presentations, workshops, and in-service education. Choose a presenter with expertise in music in care, music therapy and palliative care, or the science of music and health/wellness.

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