Conference report: The 2018 BAMT Doctoral Research Symposium — Joanna Parsons

Volume 10 (2) 2018 – Conference report (first published on 4 June 2018)

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Conference report: The 2018 BAMT Doctoral Research Symposium 

Joanna Parsons


The 2018 BAMT Doctoral Research Symposium | 16 February 2018 | Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, UK



Joanna Parsons received an Honours BMus in Music Theory and Composition from Memorial University in 2009 and completed the Master of Music Therapy program from Laurier University in 2011. During her career she has worked with adults in long term care, children with special needs and, more recently, socially vulnerable groups and communities. Her practice has taken her to a variety of countries including Canada, Nepal, Uganda and her current location in Devon, England where she works in the mainstream school system. Joanna is the south west coordinator of the British Association of Music Therapy and is a PhD student at Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy/Goldsmiths University.