Jean Perrault

Music Practitioner
Music/arts organization
Organization/Affiliation (no abbreviation): 
University of Minnesota Duluth & Kako Foundation
Duluth, MN 55805-1629
United States
Short biography and a description of your interest(s) in music and health: 
Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, performer, conductor and composer, Jean (Rudy) Perrault is a sought-after educator/clinician, composer, performer, and conductor, nationally and internationally. He is Professor of Music, and Director of Orchestras, at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He is founding member of the Kako Foundation (, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing music to at-risk youth in the US and Haiti.

Interested in using music as a social-economic tool for underserved populations.
Collaboration Interests: 
Would like to collaborate on the effect of music on people with dementia, and healing trauma in children through music.
Want to know more about (and collaborate on) focal dystonia (my condition) and any research on that topic.
dementia, social justice, focal dystonia, trauma