The 7th Latin American Symposium will be open to the public and free of charge

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As part of the commitment of the Panama Jazz Festival for the dissemination of the theory and practice of Music Therapy in Latin America, the festival will be offering free admission to the 7th Latin American Music Therapy Symposium.

In accordance with the educational and cultural mission of the Panama Jazz Festival, the 7th Latin American Music Therapy Symposium will be open to the general public at no cost. During the 16th edition of the jazz festival the Music Therapy Symposium invites those interested to know more about the therapeutic effects of music, to attend the symposium in a unique opportunity that will only be given during 2019. The event will be free with the goal of expanding mass education on music therapy in Panama and the rest of the world. This is done to encourage the population to study and understand the therapeutic effects of music and its importance in individual and collective health.

The music therapy symposium will feature music therapists and health professionals from Panama, Chile, Ecuador, the United States, Colombia and England. Some of the topics to be discussed will include music therapy in neurology, transcultural music therapy, music therapy in autism, oncology, in schools, with older adults, in disorders of conscience, chronic diseases, among other topics.

The Symposium will be held at the Auditorium of the Metropolitan School (4th floor) in the City of Knowledge and will have a limit of 250 people. The dates of the event are from January 14-18, 2019 from 10am to 4pm. The seats are not numbered and it is recommended that the people who register attend the whole week of the symposium.

• To register you must complete the following form
• To see the schedule of all the exhibitors, go to:
• For more information you can see our page:
• Call the Danilo Pérez Foundation at (+507) 211-0272 or the Panama Jazz Festival at (+507) 317-1466