November 23 | The Music Instinct Science and Song, and The Power of Music
We are at a breakthrough moment in music research: only recently has science sought to understand and explain the power of music and its connection to the body, the brain, and the world of nature.

Please join us for a special presentation:

Part 1
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Film Screening: "The Music Instinct: Science and Song" documentary film provides a ground-breaking exploration into how and why the human organism is moved by the undeniable effect of music, and the deep connection between music and our bodies and brains.

Break: 30 minute intermission

Part 2
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Programs for 50+ will host a Q&A session with the film’s director/author Elena Mannes as she discusses her eye-opening book, "The Power of Music." This insightful talk will explore discoveries in the new science of music and take us to the crossroads of science and culture. Perhaps most remarkably, exploring the power of music to heal.

Guest Speaker: Elena Mannes is an award winning filmmaker, producer, director, and author. Her honors include six national Emmys, a George Foster Peabody Award, two Directors Guild of America Awards, and nine Cine Golden Eagles.

This FREE film screening is hosted by Programs for 50+ and Community Engagement.

DATE: Monday, November 23, 2020
TIME: 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Join Zoom Meeting:

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Meeting ID: 959 0924 5684
Passcode: 866454

CONTACT: or 416-979-5103

Accessibility: The Chang School is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us 2–3 weeks in advance of the event if you have any particular accommodation requirements.
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