Music: Medicine for the Brain

Thursday, February 1

Join us for a free lecture from 5:30 – 7 PM in our McGovern Theater followed by a mixer from 7 – 10 PM hosted by Kaleidoscope!

This month’s lecture:
Music: Medicine for the Brain.

Presenters: Marial Biard, MM, MT-BC, Neurological Music Therapist; Christian Niedzwecki, DO Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician; Steven Z. Wirt, OTR, MS Registered Occupational Therapist, and special guests, the Loring Family
This lecture focuses on an understanding of the developing brain when trauma has occurred and the unique facets in how music is being incorporated into patients treatment process to help expedite their rehabilitation. Presenters will provide the unique perspective of how music helps heal brain injury and combines with traditional rehabilitative treatment in children. Imagine speckled frogs, paddle drums, and the recording artist Drake playing an integral role in how quickly our kiddos are healing.

The lecture will be followed by a mixer event presented in collaboration with Kaleidoscope Houston.

Art – Pop-up art displays by All Access Art Show
Film – “This Thing We Do Houston” – Produced by Jason Woods aka DJ Flash Gordon Parks and funded in part by a grant from Houston Arts Alliance And H.O.S.T. “This Thing We Do” is a visual tour of a major component of Houston cultural influence, the DJ.

Music – A Really Kool Party resident DJs Gracie ChavezDayta and Hiram Trevino.

Fashion – showcase curated by Kaleidoscope Houston for fashion designer Jamel Hawk.

“1219” Album Listening Display. Focused on escaping the mind while raising awareness for mental illness. “1219” is a collection of tracks recorded by RYMNA as therapy while battling depression and anxiety in a new place that limited his creativity.
1219 Featured Visual Artists:
Scott Tarbox Tarbox
Elizabeth Baker
Kara Timmons Art
Steven Robinson
Bryan Rapalo’s Art
Michael Blome
Robert Hodge
Mortimer ExLive interviews by Musik Houston & Exclusive Album listening for Houston’s Kam Franklin
Sponsored by D’ussé Cognac
21+ | Free Event


This event is free to the public. However, pre-registration is highly recommended. You can pre-register HERE.