Project Advisor(s)

Dr. Sangeetha Rayapati

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Disciplines

Education | Music Theory | Other Music

Description, Abstract, or Artist's Statement

This Senior Inquiry presentation includes the findings of three Pre-Music therapy senior’s research. The three projects delve into very different, but important aspects of music therapy in our modern era. Sean Harty's Memory and Music delves into the impact of music on different parts of the aging brain in regards to memory recall. Music therapy is one avenue in order to assist this type of clientele. Victoria Kleeman's Synergy Should Tell the Story in Music Therapy explores the idea of creating synergy within the world of music therapy. Her discussion leads with the idea that the creation of synergy comes with better exposure to the field to the public, more abundant research, and licensure becoming available in all fifty states. Finally, Kate Pisarczyk’s Music’s Effect on Stress details the role that stress plays on college students, and how music can act as a coping mechanism. The author also discusses details of a study that was conducted in which the effects of music listening on college student’s stress levels was examined.

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Music Therapy in the Modern Era: Three Discussions

This Senior Inquiry presentation includes the findings of three Pre-Music therapy senior’s research. The three projects delve into very different, but important aspects of music therapy in our modern era. Sean Harty's Memory and Music delves into the impact of music on different parts of the aging brain in regards to memory recall. Music therapy is one avenue in order to assist this type of clientele. Victoria Kleeman's Synergy Should Tell the Story in Music Therapy explores the idea of creating synergy within the world of music therapy. Her discussion leads with the idea that the creation of synergy comes with better exposure to the field to the public, more abundant research, and licensure becoming available in all fifty states. Finally, Kate Pisarczyk’s Music’s Effect on Stress details the role that stress plays on college students, and how music can act as a coping mechanism. The author also discusses details of a study that was conducted in which the effects of music listening on college student’s stress levels was examined.