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Vanessa Cornett-Murtada

Vanessa Cornett-Murtada

From Beta to Theta: Human Consciousness Hypnosis and Music Performance
vcornettmurt@stthomas.edu Dr. Vanessa Cornett-Murtada
Abstract

Vanessa Cornett- Murtada presented a paper, "From Beta to Theta: Human Consciousness Hypnosis and Music Performance," at the 50th National Conference of the College Music Society Nov. 18 in Salt Lake City. The presentation explored various states of consciousness achieved during an optimal musical performance and focused on methods of managing altered states of consciousness to alleviate performance anxiety.  It will be published in vol. 49-50 of the College Music Symposium.