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Dr Grace Thompson

Date: 4th October 2018
- Time: 7-9pm
- Location: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary's Street, EH1 1SU
- Price: £20 +plus booking fee (full price) £10 +plus booking fee (student/unwaged)

For further details and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dr-grace-thompson-ecological-approaches-to-music-therapy-tickets-46691259815?aff=es2 Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

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Professor Laurel Young: The importance of music for persons living with dementia

Date: Saturday 3rd March 2018
- Time: 10am-12pm (tea and coffee from 9.30am)
- Location: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary's Street, EH1 1SU
- Price: £10 (full price) and £5 (concessions) plus booking fee

Research and anecdotal evidence as well as the presenter’s clinical experience indicate that knowledgeable use of music can improve quality of life for persons living with dementia (PWLD). However, it also appears that best practices for PLWD are not being

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Crossing the Threshold: an experiential evening with Professor Leslie Bunt

Date: 6th December 2017
- Time: 7-9pm
- Location: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary's Street, EH1 1SU
- Price: £20 full price and £10 student/unwaged (includes tea/coffee and biscuits)

During this presentation Leslie will be exploring some of the inherent risks involved when we as therapists invite individuals or groups of children and adults to cross over the threshold to play or listen to music. As performing musicians we

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Keyboard Improvisation Workshop

Date: 7th October 2017
- Time: 10am-4pm
- Location: Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU
- Price: £50

Led by Richard Michael BEM and Joanna Duncan Pianos and percussion available – please bring along any other instruments that you’d like to play! Tickets available at https://eventbrite.co.uk/e/keyboard-improvisation-workshop-tickets-37274703642

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Talk by Stella Compton-Dickinson

Date: Wednesday 4th October
- Time: 6.30-8pm
- Location: George Washington Browne Room, Edinburgh Central Library, EH1 1EG
- Price: £10 (full price) and £5 (student/unwaged) plus booking fee

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talk-by-stella-compton-dickinson-tickets-37158472993 Come and join us for this event – it promises to be a fantastic evening. For tickets and further details, follow the link.

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Talk by Giorgos Tsiris

Date: 27th September 2017
- Time: 6.30-8pm
- Location: George Washington Browne Room, Edinburgh Central Library, EH1 1EG
- Price: £10 (full price) and £5 (student/unwaged)

  We are delighted to announce that Giorgos Tsiris will be coming to speak about his work. Please do join us!     Tickets available at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talk-by-giorgos-tsiris-tickets-36893768254   Musical care at the end of life: Practice and research reflections on

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Professor Barbara Wheeler

Date: 19th May 2017
- Time: Registration and coffee from 2pm
- Location: Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU
- Price: £15 (full price) and £5 (student/unwaged) plus booking fee

We are very much looking forward to a public lecture, to be given in May, followed by a wine reception. Professor Barbara Wheeler Music Therapy Research: Strengthening Our Music Therapy Practice Please do join us! Book online at:https://musictherapyresearch.eventbrite.co.uk This event takes

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Dr. Concetta Tomaino

Date: 9th May 2017
- Time: 7.15pm
- Location: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary's Street, EH1 1SU
- Price: £15 (full price) and £10 (student/unwaged) plus booking fee

We are delighted to announce that in May 2017, we will welcome Dr. Concetta Tomaino, to give a lecture, as follows: “Awakening the Brain”: Arousal and disinhibition in music therapy for neuro-rehabilitation Further information and tickets  available at: https://concetta-tomaino-smtt.eventbrite.co.uk Join us for this

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An evening with Colwyn Trevarthen

In October 2016, we were excited to have Professor Colwyn Trevarthen come to talk to us about “Nurturing Musicality, for Wellbeing, and for Joy in Companionship”. His wide-ranging, multimedia presentation highlighted how infants look for connection and dialogue from the

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Jackie Robarts on symbolic play: 28th November

SMTT was delighted to host Jackie Robarts to run a one day workshop in November 2015. Therapists from across the country came to attend the day, which focused on symbolic play in music therapy, working with themes metaphors and narratives

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Lothians art therapies clinical network

Date: Friday 5 June 2015
- Time: 10am-4pm
- Location: Walpole Hall, St Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh

An opportunity for arts therapists across the Lothians to come together to network and look at ways of working strategically together. Find out more details here

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SMTT social: 18th June, Edinburgh

We had a great get together in June to mark the start of Music Therapy Week, with drinks followed by an improvisation to finish the evening. We even had other arts therapists represented!

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