CMA Wellness News

The CMA Wellness Initiative is going on the road! On Saturday, February 10th, 2018, Dr. Emily Pence Brown and Dr. Lisa Martin will be presenting at the Ohio Music Education Association annual conference in Columbus. Together, they will discuss how music teachers can help their students identify and address stressors in the music classroom. Come check out the session from 8:00-9:00am in the Hyatt Fairfield Room! 

This past fall, undergraduate student Francesca Leo was awarded a grant from the BGSU Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS) for her work investigating performance-based injury and pain among students in the College of Musical Arts. Francesca is currently analyzing survey data to create a resource for CMA students to more effectively address this important issue. For a report of her findings, contact Francesca at

Undergraduate student Kayla Grey completed her Honors project this past fall, focusing her research the incidence of music performance anxiety, stress, and feelings of perfectionism among CMA students. For a report of her important findings, contact Kayla at


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