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MUSIC & MOVEMENT SYMPOSIUM with Ben Folds & Pamela Quinn

The newly formed Arts & Neuroscience Group presented a special symposium at the 2016 ACRM Annual Conference in Chicago, called Music, Movement and the Mind in Rehabilitation. Featuring Pamela Quinn, a professional dancer and movement therapist who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 20 years ago and musician, Ben Folds, the symposium is a multidisciplinary demonstration and lecture showcasing emerging studies and data on music and rhythm on healing.

Ron Hirschberg, Chair and Brian Harris, Chair-Elect of the Arts & Neuroscience Group, explain the neuroscience of why music can aid recovery and how it can be used in rehabilitation in this fascinating presentation that we are thrilled to bring to you here.

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In celebration of the newly formed Arts & Neuroscience Community group within ACRM and to showcase emerging studies and data on music & rhythm on healing, ACRM is proud to announce this unique and fascinating session…

Arts & Neuroscience Group 

Music, Movement + the Mind in Rehabilitation

  • Not your ordinary educational session…
  • This will be a multidisciplinary demonstration & lecture
  • Theme: Music for medicine and rhythm for recovery
  • Showcasing emerging studies and data on music & rhythm on healing

Neuroscience is explaining why music can aide in recovery, and how music can be used in rehabilitation

See it, hear it, feel it…



  • Ron Hirschberg, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Brian Harris, MA, MT-BC, NMT/F, Neurologic Music Therapist, MedRhythms, Inc., Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital