Film Screening – The Music Instinct: Science and Song

A special screening and lecture held in conjunction with the Creative Arts Therapy program at The New School and the summer course Music, Mind, and Healing.
Elena Mannes (relative of the founder of Mannes College The New School for Music) presents her documentary film, The Music Instinct: Science and Song.

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor

Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

The film explores recent discoveries made in a variety of disciplines that reveal new connections between music and the human mind, the body, and the universe. It features neuroscientist Daniel Levitin and an array of musicians, including Yo-Yo Ma, Bobby McFerrin, Evelyn Glennie, and Jarvis Cocker. The film was written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Elena Mannes, narrated by Audra MacDonald, and produced by Elena Mannes and Margaret Smilow.
Sponsored by the Creative Arts Therapy program at The New School.