ProMiMiC (2019-2023)

Foundation MiMiC Muziek is a partner of the interprofessional ProMiMiC-research project. ProMiMiC is a research project aiming to explore interprofessional learning processes and collaboration between musicians and nurses, between musicians and music therapists, and the increase of compassionate skills of nurses within the live music practice Meaningful Music in Healthcare (MiMiC).

ProMiMiC is led by the Research group Lifelong Learning in Music of Hanze University Groningen. Partners in the project are University Medical Center Groningen, Research group Nursing Diagnostics of Hanze University, Royal Conservatoire The Hague, Haaglanden Medical Centre, University of Music & performing Arts Vienna, Allgemeines Krankenhaus Vienna, Royal College of Music / Centre of Performance Science London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital London, and Foundation MiMiC Muziek. The project is co-financed through the RAAK-Pro programme of Regieorgaan SIA, part of the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

MiMiC (2015-2017)

Foundation MiMiC Muziek was involved in the completed research project Meaningful Music in Healthcare (MiMiC) that explored “what music moves in the hospital setting”.

The members of the Foundation MiMiC Muziek have since offered trainings, lectures and presentations on person-centred music-making in the MiMiC-practice in, e.g. higher music education (see Presentations).

Presentations and Workshops

11.10.2019, the Royal Conservatoire in the Hague, Krista de Wit

”Meaningful music in healthcare: intimate musical encounters within clinical hospital settings”, at ACPA Conference: Is This Thing On? : The Public Dimensions of Artistic Research

8.6.2019, Nacht van de Kunst en Wetenschap (Groningen), Hanneke van der Wal-Huisman and Krista de Wit

”Meaningful music in healthcare”

23.-26.4.2019, Music Academy University of Sarajevo, Rineke Smilde, Krista de Wit, René van Munster

Training conservatoire students on person-centred music-making with various contexts

25.9.2018, René van Munster and Krista de Wit

RENEW (Reflective Entrepreneurial Music Education WorldClass) Bootcamp 5 of the AEC (European Association of Conservatoires). Training conservatoire students on person-centred music-making approaches in the healthcare context

28.7.2018, Peter de Grote festival: Peter de Grote Cares, Erik Heineman and Krista de Wit

”Live-muziek & herstel na een operatie: ‘Un Pas de Trois’”

7.6.2018, Future Day in Frankfurt, Rineke Smilde and Krista de Wit

”Music supporting societal change”

15.3.2018, Symposium PIJN! : Van jong tot oud (en alles wat daar tussen zit), Krista de Wit

“Music and Pain”, Joint presentation with prof. dr. Erik Scherder on music and pain

21.2.2018, The Reflective Conservatoire Conference (London), Rineke Smilde, Krista de Wit René van Munster

”Meaningful music in health care (MiMiC): a promising new practice ”

3.11.2017, Let’s Gro-Festival (Groningen), Krista de Wit (née Pyykönen)

”Meaningful music in health care (MiMiC)”

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