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Arts & The Brain: Music Therapy in the NICU

  • The Mansion at Strathmore 10701 Rockville Pike North Bethesda, MD 20852-3224 (map)

Rhythm, Breath, Lullaby:
Music Therapy in the NICU

Joanne Loewy DA, LCAT, MT-BC
Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine

The First Sounds Rhythm, Breath, Lullaby method adds music therapy to neonatology to promote healthy outcomes for premature infants and their caregivers. This lecture includes live music applications of the trans-natal environment focused on rhythm, timbre, and tonal inter-uterine elements to foster comfort, stability, nurturance, safety, and self-regulation for premature infants.

About the Series: Arts & The Brain
The therapeutic power of art—to comfort, to heal, to elevate quality of life—has inspired human creativity for centuries. Strathmore’s Arts and the Brain lecture series engages teachers, scholars, and artists working at the intersection of arts and health to present innovative, practical strategies for harnessing the arts to alleviate suffering and strengthen vitality.

All lectures take place Thursdays at 7:30pm in the Mansion. Tickets are $25 for each lecture (Stars $22.50). Attend all five lectures and receive one free (a 20% discount)!