UCLA Friends Of Semel and Resnick Advisory Board Open Mind Program “Orchestrating Change”
Please join UCLA’s Friends of the Semel institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind/#WOW screening and discussion of the new documentary film, Me2/Orchestra. This powerful film tells the story of the Me2/Orchestra, the only orchestra in the world created by and for people living with mental illness and those who support them. The Me2/Orchestra creates a stigma-free environment of compassion and acceptance for musicians and audiences and performs exhilarating, beautiful, professional level classical concerts for mainstream audiences.
The program will feature clips from this groundbreaking documentary interspersed with conversations featuring:
Ronald Braunstein, Music Director and Maestro of the Me2/OrchestraCaroline Whiddon, Executive Director of the Me2/OrchestraSandy Bartlett, flutist with Me2/BostonMark Jude Tramo, M.D., Ph.D. , Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Associate Adjunct Professor of Integrative Biology & Physiology, UCLA College of Letters & Science; Lecturer, Dept of Musicology, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music; Director, The Institute for Music & Brain Science; Co-Director, University of California Multi-Campus Music Research Initiative (UC MERCI)Margie Friedman, Filmmaker, Orchestrating ChangeBarbara Multer-Wellin, Filmmaker, Orchestrating Change Wednesday, February 17
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM PT