Music as Therapy for Mental Health

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event Location: 

High Notes Avante Productions Inc is proudly presenting this evening in collaboration with the Music Therapy Association of Ontario. The evening is part performance and part presentation by Miya Adout and Priyana. It is taking place in the historical Heintzman House in Thornhill.

MIYA ADOUT MA, MTA, MT-BC will be providing a presentation on music therapy and mental health for High Notes Avante as a representative and board member of the Music Therapy Association of Ontario. Miya is a graduate of Concordia University where she received a graduate certificate and Master of Arts degree in Music Therapy. As a certified music therapist, Miya and her team work in dementia care, pediatrics, and mental health through her private practice, Miya Music Therapy in the Greater Toronto Area. Miya is also a consultant for the Ontario Music Therapy Academy and board member of the Canadian Association of Music Therapists. Miya is passionate about helping others discover how they can use music intentionally in their daily lives to improve their health and wellness.

PRIYANA, Priyana is a 14 year old Canadian singer-songwriter with a South Asian and Australian background. She has been playing the piano since she was three and singing since she was eight years old. Her mission is to raise awareness through her music about youth mental health. Priyana wants to ensure people feel heard, understood and know that they are not alone. Her last performance was at the 2018 Toronto Diversity Festival. She is in the process of creating her first EP to raise funds for youth mental health. She will debut and perform all 5 songs at this event.

Please visit www.musictherapyontario.com\ for more information about the Music Therapy Association of Ontario. 

There is no charge to attend but registration is required.  Please click here 

Please contact Ingrid Taheri, Artistic & Executive Director of High Notes Avante Productions Inc for more information about these event: 416.605.8915

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