Creativity in Music With Children, Parents, and Grandparents

Date: March 28, 2019

Sponsored by Aiyuhua Hospital for Women and Children

A translated lecture and workshop designed to introduce and integrate Cognitive and music development within a rich, interpersonal environment for the 4 month to 5 year – old child. Activities included structured and free – play using creative music, props and movement with toddlers, young children, parents and grandparents.

Location: Bejing, China

Creativity and Insight in Music Therapy Verbal Processing

Date: April 3, 2019

This translated 90 – minute lecture and experiential for conservatory music therapy students focused upon the uses of group creative music improvisation in facilitating therapeutic verbal interaction.

Location: Central Conservatory of China, Beijing, China.

Creativity Conference at Southern Oregon University

Date: July 13, 2019

Everyday Creativity: Identifying Barriers and Enhancements Through Music and Play

This presentation includes: 1) descriptions of relevant concepts of both, the barriers and blocks in accessing our creativity, as well as enhancements for everyday creativity, followed by 2) receptive and expressive experiential activities that can enhance access to everyday creativity including music, imagery, collage, and play. The purpose is to learn how the creating of a positive, joy – filled environment can generate greater access to everyday creativity. This form of creativity, equally distributed across the population, can result in greater adaptation and can improve creative thinking for those whom we serve as educators, artists, clinicians, care – givers and parents.

Location: Stevenson Union Arena, Southern Oregon University, Ashland OR.

Taiwan Music Therapy Conference

Date: November 2 – 3, 2019

Understanding and Enhancing Everyday and Personal Creativity

This 2 day, 12 – hour translated course on everyday and personal creativity enhancements will cover 6 hours per day in morning and afternoon sessions. The course will include presentations/discussions and interactive workshop experiences using the concepts from the lecture presentations. One of the major goals of the training/workshop is to broaden participants’ awareness and ability to access their own everyday creativity.

Location: TBA. Taipei, Taiwan. Contact us for additional information.