Author(s): Lundmark Danny

Presenter(s): Danny Lundmark, MT

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Bio: Danny Lundmark is a freelance music therapist living in Istanbul, Turkey, currently working in the fields of adult mental health, child growth and development, and trauma rehabilitation for refugees. He graduated from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Music Therapy, and received his Music Therapist Board Certification from the Certification Board for Music Therapists, with recertification currently pending. He is associated with various institutions and organizations in Istanbul, including Fransiz Lape Hastanesi, Amerikan Hastanesi, Medipol Universitesi, Klasik Keyifler, Project Lift, Dusler Akademisi, Cappadox Festival, Ogretmenim Elimi Tut and Pera Muzesi, and has worked with international organizations such as Stiftung Mercator and International Organization for Migration. With Turkish and American family roots, Danny has lived in both Turkey and the United States, developing a keen ability to cross cultural barriers using his musical and clinical experience. He co-authored a program along with a multidisciplinary team to help Syrian refugee children both integrate within Turkish society and heal from the traumas of war and forced migration. He runs a music therapy program at a psychiatric hospital, working with both in-patients and out-patients, and a team of wellness-based professionals at another hospital. Danny is also one of several instructors teaching music therapy at a training program, helping to pioneer the field of music therapy in Turkey. He has extensive experience working with children, including children with multiple disabilities. Danny has facilitated workshops across Turkey at various universities, symposiums and festivals, and is a contributing co-author, with chapters published in three books. Danny uses his musical knowledge across a wide range of instruments, including guitar, percussion, piano, drums, harmonica, vocals, ney, baglama and oud. He is fascinated by the effects of music on human behavior and continues to build positive relationships through musical interactions. He also composes and produces his own music.

Title: Intercultural Use of Music Therapy in a Multicultural Context

Contribution type: Paper

 

 

Author(s): Glaser Jay

Presenter(s): Jay Glaser, MD

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Title: Comparison of EEG and subjective experience during Transcendental Meditation with active listening to Vedic recitation and Indian classical music

Contribution type: Paper

Author(s): Kang Hyun-Jung and Han Jeewon

Presenter(s): Hyun-jung Kang, PhD, KCMT, MJT and Jeewon Han


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Bio: Dr. Hyun-jung Kang is a South Korean music therapist (Korean Certified Music Therapist: KCMT, Music and Imagery Therapist: MIT), community musician and violinist. She is also a researcher of Ewha Music Wellness Research Center and adjunct faculty of Seoul National University of Education, in Seoul. Kang completed her master’s at Ewha Womans University in Seoul and doctorate at Lesley University in Massachusetts.

Jeewon Han is a South Korean teenager currently studying in the United States. She is a rising junior attending the Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School, and since a young age, has been passionate about science and music.

Title: Differences in the benefits of music listening between South Korean teenagers studying in Korea and the United States: A pilot study report

Contribution type: Poster

 

 

Author(s): Singh Mandeep, Inkster Becky, Fancourt Daisy and Sule Akeem

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Title:
Mics and minds: Exploring the psychological, physiological and cultural mechanisms of change using urban music facilitation in mental health recovery

Contribution type: Paper