7th International Conference of the IAMM

Pre-Conference Training

NICU Music Therapy: First Sounds: Rhythm, Breath, and Lullaby—Tier I

27th May, 2022. Time: 9:00am – 18:00pm General & Maternity Hospital

Helena Venizelou NICU  Helenas Venizelou 2, 11521, Athens, Greece

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An integrative, medical, music therapy team will lead experiential, hands-on training to meet Tier I competency for this international, evidence-based, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit training inclusive of three prongs: environmental music therapy (EMT), trauma training in music psychotherapy with caregivers, and evidence-based live music therapy interventions for premature infants, oriented within a neuropsychological developmental context. Attendees will visit an NICU and receive a certificate indicating their completion of Tier I of the First Sounds: RBL Training. Health professionals aside from music therapists are also invited to register. 

The training course is kindly supported by Ilitominon and General and Maternity Hospital Helena Venizelou.


Faiy Evaggelou MA Music Therapy – NICU, MA Music, MA Music Performance


Dr. Joanne Loewy DA, LCAT, MT-BC, Director, The Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine (LACM M). 

Dr. Aimee M. Telsey MD,  Neonatologist, Research consultant, (LACMM) Mount Sinai Health System. For 20+ years, she has been applying integrative medical therapies into NICU practice.

Ann-Marie Dassler RN, FNP, MSN, Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, for over 22 years. She has been on the faculty at Bloomfield College and has taught in their BSN nursing program.

Dr. Andrew Rossetti PhD, LCAT, MT-BC Coordinator, music therapy in radiology oncology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel (LACMM). He has developed several EMT programs globally and formerly built a comprehensive NICU music therapy program at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Chicago.

Faiy Evaggelou, MA Music, MA Music Performance, MA Music Therapy NICU. Currently she is working at the Music School of Volos. She is the first music therapist who worked in a Greek NICU, adapting a family-centered Music Therapy approach for achieving benefits both for the hospitalized infant and parents.   

Registration fees:

100 USD Early Bird if you register by April 15 // 110 USD starting on April 16



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IAMM is excited to announce our next interdisciplinary conference on music and medicine. The 7th International Conference of the IAMM will be held May 28 - 29, 2022 in Athens, Greece. Meetings and presentations from Greek and international invited speakers will take place in person and through live streaming May 28 - 29, 2022. Additionally, a week of online-only presentations will take place May 30 to June 3, 2022

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and to facilitate maximum international participation, you can opt to attend the conference virtually or in-person.