Music and Dementia

Project: Research

Project Details


The development of a training for musicians aspiring to work in contexts with people with dementia in the Netherlands. This project was inspired by the renowned Music for Life programme by Wigmore Hall Learning in London, UK and its in-depth ethnographic study by the research group Lifelong Learning in Music which was published as While the Music Lasts by Smilde, Page and Alheit (2012).
Effective start/end date1/01/1131/12/14

Research Output

Muziek en dementie

Dons, K. & Smids, A., 2014, Hanzehogeschool Groningen. 20 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

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Karolien Dons (Speaker)

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