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Music & Memory with Stefan Fiol & Rhonna Shatz

University of Cincinnati Professors Stefan Fiol (CCM) & Rhonna Shatz (College of Medicine) will discuss their groundbreaking collaboration on Dementia and the Arts, a joint effort between UC’s College of Medicine and the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM).

The program pairs music and medical students with people in the community with cognitive impairment and dementia, along with their care partners to explore the benefits of musical collaboration.

6 pm reception/6:30 pm program
Free to members/$25 nonmembers
Registration required

Stefan Fiol joined the CCM faculty in 2010 and is Professor of Ethnomusicology and Affiliated Faculty in Asian Studies. He researches music, dance, ritual practice, media and the histories of commercial and folkloric cultural representation the Uttarakhand Himalayas and North India. Professor Fiol’s monograph, Recasting Folk in the Himalayas: Indian Music, Media and Social Mobility, was published by University of Illinois Press in 2017 and received the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies Jim Fisher Book Award (Honorable Mention). His current research explores drumming as a historiographic tool in the central Himalayas, specifically through mapping drumming practice and reading shifts and continuities against insights from oral history, archaeology and sociolinguistics.

Rhonna Shatz is the Medical Director of the Memory Disorders Center and the Bob and Sandy Heimann Chair in Research and Education of Alzheimer’s Disease. She is a UCNS-certified (United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties) behavioral neurologist who came to Cincinnati after 25 years at Henry Ford Health Systems in Detroit, where she was the Clayton Alandt Chair of Behavioral Neurology.

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