2020 Conference

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2019 Conference
September 13, 2019 – Septeber 15, 2019

Still Meadow Retreat Center
Damascus, Oregon

This year’s conference was named in honor of the documentary created by Farshid Akhlaghipour and Peter Roberts. It was held at the Still Meadow Retreat Center in Damascus, Oregon, a secluded sanctuary located a half-hour’s drive from downtown Portland

Conference attendees were treated to a special screening of Farshid Akhlaghipour and Peter Roberts’ documentary, “From Music into Silence”, as well as two conference sessions co-led by Farshid and Peter, one titled: “Only From The Heart You Can Touch The Sky”.  

We had a great line-up of additional conference sessions, which included:

•  Schola
•  Authentic Movement
•  A Neonate/pediatric panel
•  Music in Healthcare: Exploring the similarities and differences between music-thanatology, music therapy, and therapeutic musicians
•  Expanding our horizons with vigil music
•  MTAI business meeting (for full and retired MTAI members only)