In this edition of Pulse, Dr Wendy Magee and Dr Annie Heiderscheit, the keynotes for the National Conference in September provide us with an interview. The AMTA national conference is taking place in Sydney on September 15th and 16th and it certainly looks like an exciting event. The RMT in focus is Dr Stephanie Thompson, who is also the chair of the scientific committee. The work of Emma O’Brien has received some attention within the media recently. Emma reflects on this work with Pete Murray, an Australian musician. We also provide an outline of the first strategic plan of the AMTA. I urge you to take some time to read and reflect on the vision outlined within this plan. Congratulations Felicity, Liesel and the RMT’s who participated.
In this edition of Pulse, Dr Felicity Baker touches base with the key national council members and outlines some initiatives for the future. The AMTA national conference is taking place in Sydney on September 15th and 16th. The theme and … Continue reading
In this exciting edition of Pulse we reveal the theme of Family, groups and systems for the AMTA conference for 2011 and meet the hard working conference team who will be helping to make the Brisbane conference a success. It is also time to make plans to participate in the Making Music Being Well campaign. Further details of this event are included. Dr Felicity Baker participated in an interview on her recent promotion to Associate Professor. The RMT in focus is Rebecca Craner and she describes some interesting training in Colorado. Sing and Grow recently celebrated ten years of beautiful work and Vicky Abad and Kate Williams reflect on this achievement. Congratulations Sing and Grow! Monica Zidar has included a powerful reflection on a day of Music Therapy in an evacuation centre west of Brisbane. My apologies for not managing to complete a December edition for Pulse, it was a busy time of year for me and the edition did not come together. Please enjoy this catch-up edition. Continue reading
17 and 18 September 2011
PDS: 15 and 16 September 2011
Royal on the Park, corner of Alice and Albert Streets, Brisbane
When: 5-6 March, 2011 Where: Online More info: www.onlineconference4mt.wordpress.com
When: 5-9, July 2011 Where: Seoul, Korea More info: http://www.wfmt.info/WFMT/World_Congress_2011.html
When: 4-6 November 2010 Where: Krems, Austria More info: www.mozart-science.eu
When: 5-7 May, 2011 Where: Winnipeg, Manitoba More info: CAMT- 2011 Call for Papers
This edition of the Pulse includes the minutes from the Annual General Meeting held at the national conference in September of this year. Taking a few moments to read through the AGM is a great way to keep in touch … Continue reading
36th National Conference of AMTA Inc.
With Music in Mind
Conference: Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 September 2010 at Sebel Citigate Hotel, Queens Road, Melbourne
PDS: Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 September 2010 at Graduate House, University of Melbourne, Leicester Street, Carlton