Sound & Symbol Lecture Series - Spring 2019 Series

"Let Heaven and Nature Sing"

An exploration of the nature of sound. (Fine Arts 9; free)


February 21, 2019 – 11:00 a.m., (Fine Arts 9)

Henry Faivre Dr. Katrina HenryI'm Picking Up Good Vibrations

Dr. Katrina Henry, VWU Assistant Professor of Physics, and Henry Faivre, Registered Piano Technician, explain and demonstrate the physics of sound through strings , bars, salt, and the inner workings of the harpsichord, upright and grand pianos.

April 4, 2019 - 11:00 a.m., (Fine Arts 9)

Becky Watson

Don’t Stop the Music

Becky Watson, Board Certified Music Therapist, explores the therapeutic effects of music in various populations and the differences between listening, performing, and teaching.

April 25, 2019 - 11:00 a.m., (Fine Arts 9)

Dr. Stephanie Moody-Antonio

All the Better to Hear You With

Dr. Stephanie Moody-Antonio, Associate Professor of Otology and Director of the Cochlear Implant Program at EVMS, explores the hearing apparatus and how to keep it functioning for a lifetime.