Music and the Mind: A Conversation with Renée Fleming - EVENT RESERVATIONS CLOSED

Nicholas Music Center

7 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2019
**Due to overwhelming demand, event reservations for the Music and the Mind event with Renée Fleming are now closed. Please note that walk-ups will not be accepted without a reservation.**

A panel discussion with the celebrated opera star about the power of music as it relates to health and the brain. Inspired by Fleming's Sound Health initiative, which encourages research into the links between music and wellness, Fleming and leading neuroscientists will discuss how our brains process music, and how listening, performing, or creating music can contribute to better health.

Featuring panelists Daniel Schneider, director of the Rutgers Dementia Clinic and medical director of the Robert Wood Johnson Deep Brain Stimulation Clinic; Wendy Su, lead medical director of neuroscience at Novartis; and Sunil Iyengar, director of the Office of Research & Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts. Moderated by Eduardo Herrera, assistant professor of musicology at Mason Gross. Co-presented with State Theatre New Jersey.

Free; Parking registration required


See Renée Fleming live in concert at State Theatre New Jersey on Wednesday, February 27, at 8 p.m. Tickets available at

Photo credit: Andrew Eccles