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Session Details

T. Musicking Across the Life Span: Understanding Music Throughout Human Development
(Event: 2019 AMTA Conference - Innovate! Integrate! Motivate!)

Nov 21, 2019 7:30 am - Nov 21, 2019 12:30 pm
Session Type: Additional Course
Track: .


Develop a deeper appreciation of the music inherent in human experience through a detailed examination of developmental music responses across the lifespan. Emphasize placing music as a valued component in overall development of identity. Hear musical examples and participate in experiences which will demonstrate the connection between specific musicing and the creation, rehabilitation, or sustaining of ‘self’.


Participants will identify 3 key components of a musical developmental perspective in music therapy (CBMT BCD II A 4 (d))
● Participants will identify how musical developmental levels are expressed throughout the lifespan (CBMT BCD I B 3 (d))
● Participants will learn and participate in 5 music experiences/interventions designed to reflect developmental music-centered outcomes.  (CBMT BCD II.A.2.(aa)


15 minutes Introductions and review of agenda
25 minutes Music centered practice in music therapy
50 minutes Overview of early musical developmental levels & responses
15 minutes Small group experientials

15 minutes Break
30 minutes Music development in adolescence and adulthood
15 minutes Small group experientials
15 minutes Break
45 minutes The Arc of Development at the End of Life
15 minutes Small group experientials
15 minutes Break
15 minutes Using the elements of music across developmental levels
20 minutes Reflections and takeaways
10 minutes Wrap-up and evaluation



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