Music Care Conference coming to BC

14th National Music Care Conference is a one-day learning experience for people interested in music and care.

Why attend?

  • Learn from music care experts
  • Be inspired by music care stories
  • Be refreshed by beautiful music
  • Gain continuing education hours
  • Engage in peer-sharing and networking opportunities
  • Keep current with music and health research

Who is the Conference For?

  • Care partners, musicians, students teachers

Quick Facts

  • Date & Time – Saturday, November 5 – 9-4:30 p.m. PST
  • Where – Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St., New Westminster, BC
  • Cost -  In-person Regular - $130   Seniors/Students - $75    Virtual - $75    Group Rates Available

Speakers & Performers

The Music Care Conference offers a variety of speakers and performers throughout the day.

Note, these speakers and performers will be broadcast virtually.

Keynote Performer

Susan Aglukark – 2022 Juno Humanitarian of the Year

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Heather Mohan – Founder Lumina Society

Dr. Corene Thaut – Co-Founder, Neurologic Music Therapy

Music Care Cameo Stories & Performances

Olivia Blander & Julia Lockhart - Vancouver Symphony Musicians

Brian Doerksen – Juno Award-winning Musician

Jeff Standfield – Vancouver Adapted Music Society

About the Workshops

  • Workshops at the Music Care Conference offer you a chance to dig deeper into your personal areas of interest. Workshops are offered in 2 sessions including a research track.
  • When you register, please choose the workshop from each session that you wish to attend.
  • Note that only the Research Track and Addressing Loneliness in Dementia with Dr. Kristine Theurer (1) and Adaptive Technology (2) are offered virtually.


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