Matt Whitaker, a music therapist at the University of Georgia, Athens, will give a public lecture at noon Wednesday April 18, in the Jackson State University Dollye Robinson Building LIB166 / 266. The title of his lecture is “Contemporary Topics in Music Therapy.”
Whitaker has presented at numerous conferences on topics ranging from music in suicide prevention to use of guitar in children’s music. He has also served for two years as the Southeastern Representative on the Student Advisory Affairs Board for the American Music Therapy Association, where he was consulted on policies affecting students pursuing the music therapy degree program. In addition to his music therapy, Whitaker is a highly sought after music producer and studio musician.
This lecture has been partially sponsored by the National Institute of Health. For more information, call Dr. Taunjah Bell in the Department of Psychology at 601-979-2371 or Dr. David Akombo in the Department of Music at 601-979-2584.