Please note that sessions and presenters are subject to change. Last revised April 20, 2019.

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

  7:30 am Registration
  8:00 Announcements - Malcolm Taw, MD, 2019 Symposium Co-Chair; Travis J. Cross, DM, 2019 Symposium Co-Chair
  8:10 Alice G. Brandfonbrener Young Investigator Award:
Playing-Related Injuries and Posture Among Saxophonists, Chelsea Shanoff, BMus, MM
  8:30 Nutrition for the Performing Arts, Dan Benardot, PhD
  9:00 Keynote
Sunil Iyengar, National Endowment for the Arts
  9:45 Poster Presentations with Authors (click to view) - Networking - Break
  10:15 - 11:30 Concurrent Sessions
    10:15 - 11:30
Workshops (Concurrent, pick one)

Utilizing Embodied Self-Awareness for Decreasing Performance Anxiety & Enhancing Creative Artistry, Gary Ferguson, MA, ACC

Bridging the Gap Between Healthcare Professionals and Dance Class Traditions: Applying Dance Science to a Class Setting, Sally Donaubauer, DPT and Natalie Imrisek, PT

Mindfulness in a Minute: Practical Plans for Performing Arts Educators, Kristen Queen, BM, EdD, MM, RYT-200

    10:15 - 11:30
  10:15 Tertiary Students’ Experiences of a Musicians’ Occupational Health Course: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis, Bridget Rennie-Salonen, PhD, LicAE, LRSM, PGDip, BA
  10:30 Adaptation of the Athletic Identity Measurement Scale: Factor Validity and Psychometric Evaluation for Use with Musicians, Kris Chesky, BM, MMEd, PhD
  10:45 Optimal Performance Programme: An Educational Programme for Classical Music Students, Suze Steemers, MSc
  11:00 Prevalence and Patterns of Playing-related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Drummers, Nadia R. Azar, PhD
  11:15 Incidence of Injuries Reported In A World Class Drum And Bugle Corps, Janet Konecne, DPT
  11:30 Martial Arts Expert & Demonstration
  12:00 pm Lunch/Committee Meetings (Education Committee, Pre-conference Course Faculty Debriefing)
  1:30 - 2:45 Concurrent Sessions
    1:30 - 2:45
Panel Discussion - #MeToo in the Teaching Studio: How Sexual Harassment Manifests in Performing Arts Institutions, Patrick Gannon, PhD; Patti Niemi, BM; Karen Zorn, MM; Sarah Schmalenberger, PhD
    1:30 - 2:45

Music, Breath & Meditation: Integrating Creative Arts Therapies, Yoga & Mindfulness for Performer Self-Care, Michael A. Lahue, MA, MT-BC, RYT

  2:45 - 4:00 Concurrent Sessions
    2:45 - 4:00
  2:45 Big Little Secrets: Exploring Emotional and Sexual Trauma in Dance, Jo-Anne La Flèche, MSc
  3:00 Childhood Adversity: A Troubling Relationship with Anxiety, Injuries, and Orthopedic Surgery in Performing Artist, Paula Thomson, PsyD
  3:15 Developing Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Psychosocial Health in the Performing Arts, Claire Cordeaux, BA, MSc
  3:30 Performing Artists of a Certain Age: Exploring the Overall Function and Quality of Life in Senior Performers, Jennifer Yang, MD
  3:45 Can Physical Therapists Help? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Address Music Performance Anxiety in Music Students, Emily Gee, PT, DPT
    2:45 - 4:00
Workshops (Concurrent, pick one)

All Performing Artists Need a Vibrant, Resilient Voice!  East/West/Alternative Medicines/Exercises That Optimize Vocal Health, Lucinda Halstead, MD

Functional Dry Needling for Myofascial Pain in Performers, Yein Lee, DO

How Can We Help to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injury in Music Students While Simultaneously Enhancing Musical Expression? Tina Margareta Nilssen, MA

  4:00 Poster Presentations with Authors (click to view) - Networking - Break
  4:30 Featured Presentation & Performance - Vienna Philharmonic Physician and Pianist, Klaus-Felix Laczika, MD, Medical University of Vienna, Associate Professor
    Evening Program
    Drum Corps International at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California

Other options will be announced

Poster Presentations Saturday, June 29, 2019

Assessing Awareness and Knowledge of the Phonatory Onset in Collegiate Level Singers, Kourtney Austin, BMusEd, MA

Performing Shared Decision Making: Using Traditional Indian Dance Choreography to Understand ICU Patient-Provider Communication, Sriya Bhumi, MBA

Saxophone Epidemiology Survey: Musculoskeletal and Non-Musculoskeletal Occupational Health, Michael Davis, MM

Facial Muscle Activation Patterns Across Woodwind Instruments, Sarah Dunbar, DMA; Sajid Surve, DO

You Got This:  Quantitative Results from Community Based Mental Self-Care for the Creative Community, Megan McStravick; Penny Roberts, PhD

How Might the ‘Insider’ Knowledge of Performing Artists Produce ‘Blind Spots' that Adversely Impact Their Wellbeing? Mark Seton, BA, PhD

Evidence-Based Health and Wellness Education in Collegiate Performing Arts Programs, Jani Springer, MEd, MS

Occupational Fatigue in the Performing Arts: Integration of Theory, Models, and Assessment Strategies, Kristen Sullivan, BA, MM, DMA

Experiences with Disabilities in Higher Education, Bonnie Von Hoff; Tina Holmes-Davis, BM, BMusEd, DMA, MEd

Scapholunate Ligament Injury in Musicians: Diagnosis, Pathogenesis, and Treatment, Tina Wang, MD

A Systematic Review of Music Performance Anxiety (MPA) Research: Implications for Researchers, Schools of Music Administrators, Nabeel Zuhdi, BS, MM

Saturday, June 29, 2019

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