First View – Conference report (published on 4 August 2016)
The Third Nordoff Robbins Plus Conference
‘Exploring music in therapeutic and community settings’
Katie Rose Sanfilippo & Neta Spiro
The Third Nordoff Robbins Plus Conference ‘Exploring music in therapeutic and community settings’ | 17 May 2016 | Organised by Nordoff Robbins & Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
Katie Rose Sanfilippo is a psychology PhD student at Goldsmiths, University of London under the supervision of Prof Lauren Stewart. Her current research investigates the potential of a musical intervention in helping anxious and depressed pregnant women and their infants. She is also a research assistant at Nordoff Robbins. She recently completed her MSc in Music, Mind and Brain at Goldsmiths. She is originally from California where she received at BA in vocal performance and choral conducting along with another BA in psychology.
Neta Spiro, PhD, is Head of Research at Nordoff Robbins, London, UK and a member of the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, UK.