Faculty of Music

Musical Learning Across the Lifespan


Musical Learning Across the Lifespan (MLAL) is a new research initiative bringing together faculty and students from Western’s Don Wright Faculty of Music and The Brain and Mind Institute. Our aim is to facilitate collaborative, interdisciplinary research on musical training and expertise, while exploring the variety and richness of positive musical learning experiences across infancy, childhood, adulthood and aging.  

Our launch event, a Public Symposium on Musical Learning Across the Lifespan, was held on Saturday 17th October 2015, in the Paul Davenport Theatre, Don Wright Faculty of Music. Keynote lectures were given by Dr. Psyche Loui (Wesleyan University) and Dr. Steven Demorest (Northwestern University), with additional guest lectures by faculty from The Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) and Edinburgh University’s Institute for Music in Human and Social Development (IMHSD).

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 MLAL-spring-2016-newsletter Spring 2016 Newsletter (PDF 528KB)

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