Fireworks in the Singing Brain


Join Dr Anita Collins as she shares with us the magic of what happens in your brain when you sing.

Your brain likes it when you sing. It gets excited and causes you to be able to do things like study betterfeel less pain, and focus like a laser.

About Dr Collins

Dr Anita Collins is an award-winning educator, researcher and writer in the field of brain development and music learning. Anita is best known for her role as on-screen expert and campaign lead for the Don’t Stop the Music documentary that aired on the ABC in late 2018. She is internationally recognized for her unique work in translating the scientific research of neuroscientists and psychologists to the everyday parent, teacher and student. Anita is currently expert education advisor for professional orchestras, public, independent and catholic school authorities, Australian and international media production companies, research expert for university, advocacy and non-for-profit organisations, founder of the Bigger Better Brains education program and a founding director of the Rewire Foundation.

DATE 20 July 2019

TIME 4pm


LOCATION Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Joseph Post Auditorium