Events (2019-2020)

Upcoming Event


“Remember the Music”: Alzheimer’s Research Benefit Concert

Featuring | Laura Fernandez of Jazz FM | Tranzitionz Jazz | U of T Jazz Orchestra | The Jazz Project | Ilana Waldston | Sam Broverman |
Date | Sunday, April 5, 2020
Time | 2 PM – 4 PM
Location | Isabel Bader Theatre | 93 Charles St. W, Toronto ON |
Tickets | Caregivers: Free | Students: $15 | General Admission: $25 | Purchase tickets here |

Please come out and join us to Remember the Music, a warm and wonderful benefit concert in support of research around music and Alzheimer’s. The show will be emceed by Laura Fernandez from 91.1 Jazz FM. TranzitionzJazz will perform remembered music from their album, In Transition. There will be a lot of remembered songs to sing along to, so we hope you bring along your singing voices and your loved ones to share in this heart-warming occasion. If you’re not able to attend the concert but you’d still like to support the cause, we encourage you to purchase a ticket or two, which will be put into a pool of special tickets for Caregivers to attend – for free.  

Ticket revenue will go towards assisting important work of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. The event is raising $20,000 for ground-breaking research being undertaken by U of T Faculty of Music and St. Michael’s Hospital.


MaHRC Colloquium Series (Spring)
Jewel Crasta, PhD, OTR/L

Guest Lecturer | Jewel Crasta, PhD, OTR/L | Ohio State University |
Date | Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Time | 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM
Location |  Edward Johnson Building | Room 217 | 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON |

Stay tuned for more details!

Neurologic Music Therapy Training

Date | May 16-19, 2020
Time | 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Location | Trinity College, University of Toronto | George Ignatieff Theatre |
| 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON |
Tickets | Purchase tickets here

More info

Past Events

Neurologic Music Therapy Training

Date | November 1-4, 2019
Location | Toronto
More info

MaHRC Colloquium Series (Fall):
Abstraction as a Fundamental Psychological Process in Musical Behaviour” Mark Schmuckler, PhD

Guest Lecturer | Mark Schmuckler, PhD | Dept of Psychology, U of T Scarborough |
Date | Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time | 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM
Location |  Edward Johnson Building | Room 217 | 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON |

Mark Schmuckler received his undergraduate education at the State University of New York at Binghamton, earning degrees in music and psychology, and his graduate training at Cornell University, where he studied with Carol Krumhansl, working on musical tonality, and with Eleanor Gibson, doing research in perceptual and perceptual-motor development. After a two year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Virginia, Dr. Schmuckler began as an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto Scarborough. His work focuses on the psychological processes underlying the apprehension of pitch structure in music, exploring formal models of pitch structure, the inter-relation between pitch structure and other musical dimensions, and the impact of pitch structure on musical processing and performance. Professor Schmuckler has served as an Associate Editor for the journal Music Perception, and is currently the Editor-in Chief for Psychomusicology: Music, Mind and Brain. Professor Schmuckler is also currently serving as the Vice-Dean, Undergraduate, at UTSC, although this term (gloriously) ends on July 1, 2020

MaHRC Colloquium Series (Winter):
“New Frontiers in Neurologic Music Therapy: Towards Integration of Neuroimaging, Mobile Technology, and Music” Yune S. Lee, PhD

Guest Lecturer | Yune S. Lee, PhD | Dept of Speech and Hearing Science | Ohio State University |
Date | Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Time | 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM
Location | Edward Johnson Building | Room 215 | 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON |

Yune S. Lee received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience from Dartmouth College and postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently an assistant professor at the Ohio State University, jointly affiliated with Department of Speech and Hearing Science and Chronic Brain Injury Program. Dr. Lee conducts several funded research programs that aims to develop music-based intervention programs for context of communication disorders. 

Past events