Tracy Cowden

Music Practitioner
Music/arts organization
Organization/Affiliation (no abbreviation): 
The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 78249
United States
Short biography and a description of your interest(s) in music and health: 
Tracy Cowden is a pianist who performs frequently in duos and chamber music, and she is active in commissioning and performing 21st century chamber works. Cowden is the Roland K. Blumberg Endowed Professor in Music and Chair of the Department of Music at The University of Texas at San Antonio. Her recent work includes performing in health care settings and facilitating interdisciplinary research regarding music and health; she is a member of the Brain Health Consortium at UTSA.
Collaboration Interests: 
Studying the benefits of music participation on health and wellbeing
Music and veterans
Music in the healthcare setting
Amateur adult music learning
music, piano, wellbeing, veterans, brain health