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Music and Mind Live with Renée Flemming

On Tuesday, May 19, renowned soprano and arts & health advocate Renée Fleming will launch Music and Mind Live with Renée Fleming. The online series will feature the acclaimed singer and National Medal of Arts honoree in conversation with scientists and practitioners working at the intersection of music, neuroscience, and healthcare. Experts in fields such as childhood development, healthy aging, pain and anxiety management, and rehabilitation will share their findings, and episodes will include live Q&A from viewers.

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The first five webcasts are listed below, with topics and special guests:

May 19 – “Music, Loneliness, and Isolation”
Vivek H. Murthy, MD (former US Surgeon General, author)

May 26 – “Community of Voices, Sound and Music Perception, and a Resource for the Future”
Julene Johnson, PhD and Charles Limb, MD (University of California San Francisco); Sunil Iyengar (National Endowment for the Arts)

June 2 – “At Home with Children: Musical Tool Kit”

Miriam Lense, PhD, (Vanderbilt University Music Cognition Lab); Sara Beck, PhD (Randolph College)

June 9 – “Integrative Approach to COVID-19 and the Mind”
Deepak Chopra, MD (The Chopra Foundation)

June 16 – “Using Music for Health and Wellbeing during COVID-19”
Wendy Magee, PhD (Temple University); Tom Sweitzer, MMT, MT-BC (A Place to Be)


  • Renée Fleming
    Renowned opera singer





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