Dr Costanza PretiCostanza Preti, PhD, is a Research Associate at the International Music Education Research Centre (iMerc), Institute of Education, University of London. Her primary research is in music and health and includes a major study examining the impact of live music programmes in paediatric hospitals. Costanza has been awarded a Wingate scholarship and her research has been funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). She has worked on a number of funded projects including: The evaluation of the 'Progetto Musica in Emilia-Romagna', funded by the MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education); Evaluation of the Sing Up National Singing Programme (DfES); Research evaluation of Soundabout a charity specialized in musical provisions for special needs children; Evaluation of Voices Foundation Primer (DfES). She has been editorial assistant and reviews editor for Psychology of Music (Sage).

special interests...

Music and health, informal learning of music in healthcare settings, music in hospitals, the interface between music, therapies, medicine and education.

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