[Events] Music and Health Research Group Seminar 2.30 February 10th 2010

Jane.Edwards Jane.Edwards at staffmail.ul.ie
Mon Feb 1 14:48:33 GMT 2010

The Irish World Academy presents - 

Music and Health Research Group Seminar 
Chair: Professor Jane Edwards 
Speakers: Orla Casey and Dr. Simon Gilbertson 

Music Therapy in a Children's Hospice 
Orla Casey 
Orla Casey qualified as a music therapist from Anglia Ruskin University,
Cambridge. She has worked for six years in a children's hospice and is
head of a county music therapy schools service in the UK.  Her
presentation will outline music therapy services in a children's hospice
including - a history of services, current trends and developments,
theoretical approaches, funding and links with wider services. Examples
of casework will be discussed using audio and video material.

The Danger of Order 
Dr Simon Gilbertson 
Dr Simon Gilbertson is Assistant Course Director of the MA in Music
Therapy program at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and
Associate Director of the Music and Health Research Group at the
University of Limerick. In this paper, he will begin by looking at
contemporary discussions on the conceptualisation of order in music and
health and will highlight core aspects using examples from the field of
music therapy. From this perspective, time will be then taken to a
reflect on how a consideration of the danger of order may assist us in a
natural exploration of what it is actually like to be human.

Wednesday February 10th 2010 @ 2.30pm 
Basement Foundation Building 
University of Limerick 
Admission Free 
All welcome 


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