Events and Speaking Engagements

We offer a variety of events and speaking engagements for patients and the general public who want to learn more about music therapy and services offered at Mount Sinai.

Upcoming Events

October 1, 2018 – May 2019
“Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine’s Music and Medicine Grand Rounds”
9 am on the first Monday of each month
Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square Auditorium 
10 Union Square East
New York, NY

  • 11/5​/18 MUSIC & MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS: Medical Music Psychotherapy as Integrative Care: Clinical Care & Research- Joanne Loewy DA, LCAT, MT-BC and John Mondanaro MA, LCAT, MT-BC
  • 12/10​/18 MUSIC & MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS: First Sounds: Rhythm, Breath, Lullaby-Music Therapy in the NICU and NAS Interventions- Jasmine Edwards MA, LCAT, MT-BC
  • 1/7​/19 MUSIC & MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS: Cultural Considerations in Medical Music Psychotherapy- Tatiana Penagos, NYU, MT Fellow
  • 2/4​/19 MUSIC & MEDICINE GRAND Rounds: Music Psychotherapy and Quality of Life in Inpatient Oncology.  Juan Robles-Gil Aleman MA, MT-BC, LCAT
  • 3/4​/19 MUSIC & MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS: Music Psychotherapy to Address Anxiety and Pain in Patients Undergoing Stereotactic Radiation Treatment- Shanay Johnson MA, LCAT, MT-BC
  • 4/1​/19 MUSIC & MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS: Breathing through Song: Music Psychotherapy to Address Respiration in Asthma and Cardiac and Pulmonary Diseases. Gabrielle Bouissou MA, LCAT, MT-BC
  • 5/6/19 ​MUSIC & MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS: The Impact of Group Singing on Patients with Stroke and their Personal Caregivers- Ruiguang Yu, International Fellow, Music & Medicine

September 24, 2018 - August 24, 2019
“Unwind with Music: Using Music as a Self-Care Tool for Employees, Faculty and Students.” 
In collaboration with Mount Sinai Calm
Every Tuesday from 3 pm - 4 pm 
Mount Sinai Beth Israel, 3 Linksy
281 1st Avenue
New York, NY 

September 24, 2018 - August 24, 2019
“Unwind with Music: Using Music as a Self-Care Tool for Employees, Faculty, and Students." 
In collaboration with Mount Sinai Calm
Every Thursday from 3 pm - 4 pm 
Mount Sinai West, 9A Nursing Lounge
1000 10th Avenue
New York, NY

September 24, 2018 - July 24, 2019
“Singing Together Measure by Measure: A Choir for Stroke Survivors and their Careers”
Meets every Monday 5 pm - 6 pm 
Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square Auditorium
10 Union Square East
New York, NY

February 15, 2019 – July 15, 2019
“Musician's Wellness Group”
Meets in the Spring 2019, Time TBA at The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts
729 Seventh Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY

September 25, 2018 - August 25, 2019
“AIR: Advances in Respiration” 
COPD group meets every Tuesday 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 
The Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine, Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square
10 Union Square East
New York, NY

May 15, 2019
“Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine Arts Festival”
Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square Auditorium
10 Union Square East
New York, NY

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

November 2, 2018
Andrew Rossetti, MMT, MT-BC - Invited lecturer, University of Jyvaskyla, “A Comprehensive Model of Music Psychotherapy in Radiation Oncology”
Jyvaskyla, Finland

November 3, 2018
Andrew Rossetti MMT, MT-BC - Invited speaker, University of Jyvaskyla, National Conference of Music Therapy Trauma, “Prophylaxis and Treatment in Cancer Patients Undergoing Simulation in Radiation Oncology” 
Jyvaskyla, Finland

December 4, 2018
Joanne Loewy, DA, LCAT, MT-BC Keynote Speaker, "Music therapy in Healthcare Development"
Molloy College: “Celebrating 10 Years of Excellence in Graduate MT Training”
Rockville Center, NY

February 15-20, 2019
Joanne Loewy, DA, LCAT, MT-BC – Providing Training: Level 1 and 2 First Sounds: “Rhythm, Breath and Lullaby NICU MT Training”
SONORA and the Hellenic American University, (Athens Campus) at The Athens Music Hall
Athens, Greece

February 21, 2019
Andrew Rossetti, MMT, MT-BC - Invited speaker, Science and Soul 2019 2nd Annual Congress for Trauma-informed Neuroprotective Care in the NICU, “Music Therapy and Autonomic Stability” 
Bruges, Belgium

March 27 and 28, 2019
Joanne Loewy, DA, LCAT, MT-BC - Lecture to the Israeli Neonatal Society, 2-day course, “Music Therapy in the NICU”
Meir Medical Center, Kfar-Saba, Affiliated with Sackler School of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University 
Tel Aviv, Israel

April 20-22, 2019
Joanne Loewy, DA, LCAT, MT-BC, RBL NICU Level II Training
Taipei, Taiwan 

July 9, 2019
Andrew Rossetti, MMT, MT-BC- Keynote speaker, VIo Congreso Latinoamericano de Musicoterapia, Hospital Centro Policlinico del Olay, 
Universidad Nacional de Colombia 
Bogota, Colombia

Previous Speaking Engagements and Events

October 15, 2018
“Wonderful World: Friends of Music TherapyGala Event
The Cutting Room, 44 E 32 Street
New York, NY

October 24, 2018
Andrew Rossetti, MMT, MT-BC - Invited lecturer Universidad de Buenos Aires. “Workshop on RBL Rhythm Breath Lullaby: A comprehensive music therapy program in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit”
Buenos Aires, Argentina

October 25, 2018
Andrew Rossetti, MMT, MT-BC - Invited speaker IVa Jornadas de Musicoterapia Universidad de Buenos Aires, “A Discussion on Two Multi-site Research Projects on the Effects of Music Therapy on Neonates” 
Buenos Aires, Argentina

October 30, 2018 - 5:45 pm to 8 pm:
Joanne Loewy, DA, LCAT, MT-BC, “Treatment Beyond the Tumor” 
Alston and Bird Law Offices
90 Park Avenue
New York, NY

October 30, 2018
Andrew Rossetti, MMT, MT-BC - Invited speaker, Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert at Alston and Bird Law Firm, “Treatment Beyond the Tumor: Music Therapy for Women with Breast Cancer”
Alston and Bird Law Offices, 90 Park Avenue
New York, NY

September 21, 2018, 9 am - 4 pm
John Mondanaro, MA, LCAT, MT-BC, CCLS, presents: The Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center’s Music Therapy Symposium 2018, “A Culture of Caring: Advancing Music Therapy in Pediatric Palliative Care,” “Engaging the Family System in Pediatric Palliative Care: A Medical Music Psychotherapy Approach”
Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center 
Yonkers, NY

September 8, 2018
Joanne Loewy, MA, LCAT, MT-BC, CCLS, featured at NIH/ Kennedy Center’ Sound Health, Washington, DC “First Sounds: Rhythm, Breath and Lullaby as a Foundation for Vitality and Attachment in Neonates” Learning and Bonding to the Beat: Optimizing Your Child's Development (with Laurel Trainor, PhD) 
Washington, DC

September 3, 2018
Joanne Loewy, MA, LCAT, MT-BC, CCLS, John Mondanaro, Andrew Rossetti: "Hello Darkness My Old Friend: Tapping Into Temperament and Pain with Music Psychotherapy," PAINWEEK 2018 

August 2-4, 2018
Joanne Loewy & Andrew Rossetti: Music Psychotherapy Advanced Training, Serendipity Health and Wellness Center, Beijing, China

July 13, 2018
Joanne Loewy, Aimee Telsey, Ann-Marie Dassler, Andrew Rossetti, Friedricke Hasslbeck “First Sounds: Rhythm, Breath and Lullaby: A Model of Music Therapy,” LEVEL II 
NICU, 8 hour-training, Karl Landsteiner University Hospital, St. Polten, Austria

June 8, 2018
Joanne Loewy & Andrew Rossetti “Music Therapy Research in Medical Settings and its Relationship to Clinical Interventions,” 5th International Conference of the International Association for Music and Medicine (IAMM2018), World Trade Center, Barcelona, Spain

June 7, 2018
Joanne Loewy & Andrew Rossetti: “Music Psychotherapy Approaches in Treating Pain-Assessment and Treatment,” 5th International Conference of the International Association for Music and Medicine (IAMM 2018), World Trade Center, Barcelona, Spain

May 19, 2018
Joanne Loewy, “Using Music as a Transient Element of Passage in End-of-Life Care” Fordham University, New York, NY

Joanne Loewy’s Additional Lectures/Keynotes

March 23 and 24, 2018
“Rhythm, Breath and Lullaby Training,” 2-day conference with Aimee Telsey, MD, Ann Marie Dassler, NP, and Andrew Rossetti, MMT, LCAT, MT-BC, 8-hour training.

March 23 and 24, 2018
ArtEZ University of the Arts-Head of Department of Music Therapy Van Essengaarde, 
Enschede, Netherlands

February 22, 2018
“Music as Medicine in Health and Wellness” 
Integrative Healthcare Symposium, Marriott Hotel 
New York, NY

February 9, 2018
“Music Therapy in Hospital Setting”, Departamento de Educación Musical y Estudios Generales
Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico

June 16, 2017
Grand Rounds-“NICU Music Therapy”
Boston Children's Hospital-Berklee College of Music 
Boston, MA

June 15, 2017
“Neonatal Development in NICU Music Therapy,” Neuromusic VI 
Boston, MA
We offer a variety of events and speaking engagements for patients and the general public who want to learn more about music therapy and services offered at Mount Sinai.

July 4, 2017
“Rhythm, Breath and Lullaby-Music Therapy in the NICU,” Conference with Aimee Telsey MD, Ann Marie Dassler, NP, and Andrew Rossetti, MMT, LCAT, MT-BC. 8-hour training 
Tokyo, Japan