Scholarship Recipient


Congratulations to 2017 AAG Calgary Chapter

Scholarship Recipient

The Calgary Chapter Scholarship was awarded to Mr. Jon Parr Vijinski, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary. Mr. Jon Parr Vijinski’s focus in his PhD program at the University of Calgary is exploration of affective responses of persons with Dementia in the use of music combined with video recordings of the listener. He has many years of experience as a research assistant for various professors exploring the effects of specific elements of music for promoting health and healing for a range of populations. Among his publications is a book chapter on how music moves people emotionally (see The Book Project at: The CAIT Research Group). He is a gifted tenor, composer, and producer (see examples of his compositions on his YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/user/jonparrvijinski)

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