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Tower  Seminar series – Building Resilience: The Role of Singing for  Health and Well-Being

November 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Building Resilience: The Role of Singing for  Health and Well-Being
Presenters: Dr Hilary Moss, Professor Helen Phelan, Sophie Lee, Ciara Thompson
Chair: Dr Hilary Moss
The Tower Theatre (Theatre 2)
This seminar will feature four brief presentations from experts in singing, health and well-being within the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. Dr Hilary Moss will present new findings from a study of six HSE Workplace Choirs that ran from January – June 2018. These results are the first Irish study of the health benefits of singing in a workplace choir with particular emphasis on the connection between singing in choir and resilience building within a workplace known to be high stress. Professor Helen Phelan will present the World Carnival: A Case Study in Singing and Social Inclusion in Ethnically Diverse Schools. This project explores the connection between well-being and inclusivity in ethnically diverse educational settings and the potential role of singing in facilitating this. Sophie Lee is a PhD student exploring the benefit of singing for people with dementia and Ciara is a PhD student exploring the role of Irish Traditional Lullabies in 21st Century Ireland.
Admission is free and all are welcome.


November 14, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Theatre 2, Irish World Academy
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