Monthly Archives: June 2009

MA: Musical orientation of the elderly people in Japan

My MA which combined music therapy and new musicology was based on ethnographic research with residents of a care home and user of daycare center who participated in music therapy sessions, both field sites were in Kobe, Japan. A key interest for me was to develop a complete picture of what the musical interests and […]

About Me

Mariko Hara

Mariko Hara I am originally from Ashiya in Japan and now live in Sørumsand, a bit outside Oslo in Norway. I am currently working as a freelancer on issues related to the use of music in community groups to help people with dementia and their carers. On this website you will find details on all my different projects and activities.