Music Researcher Discusses the "Mozart Effect"

Feb. 15, 2000

by Richard Veit

Donald A. Hodges, professor of music and director of the Institute for Music Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), will present a Lyceum Series lecture titled "Does Music Really Make You Smarter?" The lecture will take place at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Meadows Recital Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building on the Baylor University Campus.

Hodges is a contributing editor of the Handbook of Music Psychology. He also is the author of several chapters in book anthologies and of more than 30 published papers on music education and music psychology. His Institute for Music Research was established to promote research in music psychology and music technology.

For nine years Hodges was the conductor of the UTSA Orchestra and remains active as a guest clinician, conductor and adjudicator. He has performed in Canada, Russia, Israel, Crete and all over Southeast Asia.

The Baylor University Lyceum Series is funded annually by the Meadows Foundation of Dallas.

The convocation lecture by Hodges is free and open to the public. For more information, call the School of Music at 710-3991.

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