Consider how music has made you feel different, even in just the few initial notes of a song, how playing music or singing or listening to music has been able to make you feel a little less angry or sad, and a little more inspired or courageous. We will explore the role music can play in navigating divisiveness and conflict.
Barbara Dunn, PhD, LICSW, MT-BC has more than thirty years of experience using music as a tool in addressing some of the greatest challenges we face as humans and as citizens in our world. Her doctoral work focused on using music to transform conflict. She brings her expertise as a social worker, music therapist, community musician, and performing/recording artist.