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The TSO is offering virtual Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) certifications, which meet the experiential learning and certification areas of the Arts & Culture and Health & Wellness programs.

To make a booking, or to discuss bulk-purchasing workshops, please contact our Education department at schoolconcerts@TSO.CA.

Music in Care

Connects to:

  • SHSM Arts & Culture—Training in Art Therapy
  • SHSM Health & Wellness—Specialized Care

COST: $30 per student 
DELIVERY: YouTube Live
DATES: Nov 24, 2022 (1:00pm–2:30pm)

“From infancy to old age and at every stage in between, music can impact our cognition, communication, brain health, and overall well-being.” —Room 217 Foundation 

Explore the impact of music in care settings in a 90-minute conference-style format hosted by TSO musicians and healthcare experts familiar with the role of music therapy and music care.

  • Learn how the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra developed the TSOUND Connections program, which connects TSYO and TSO musicians to seniors through music and conversation practices.
  • Experience the difference between music therapy and community music exchanges.
  • Explore the intersection between careers and pathways in arts and healthcare. 
  • Discover the music-care approach—the intentional use of music by anyone to improve health and well-being.