Music and Dementia

Project: Research



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).
Effectieve start/einddatum1/01/1131/12/14


  • music
  • music students
  • elderly people
  • dementia
  • workshops
  • hospitals
  • health care
  • healthy ageing
  • personcentred music making