Faculty note: Sarah Meredith Livingston and Susan Gallagher-Lepak present on music and its benefits In Door County

Door County Presentation

Professor Sarah Meredith Livingston (Music, Women’s and Gender Studies and Global Studies) and Dean Susan Gallagher-Lepak (College of Health, Education and Social Welfare) presented, “The Healing Power of Music”, on May 5, 2017 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. The event was sponsored by the Door County Medical Center, League of Woman Voters of Door County and the Door County Senior Center. The presentation covered the music of early composers, influence of different music elements (e.g., rhythm, tempo) and benefits of music with various conditions (e.g., dementia, Parkinson’s disease, anxiety) and for general well being. The final aspect of the presentation included live performance by UW-Green Bay singers Heather Roberts, Acacia Angelo, Lauren Paul, and Sturgeon Bay singers Judy Frazee and Marley Gigstead.

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