Dr Georgia Pike-Rowney
B.Arts (ANU), Grad.Dip.Ed. (Monash), Ph.D (ANU)
Dr Georgia Pike-Rowney is a practitioner, presenter and researcher focussed on enhancing human potential and wellbeing through the arts. A singer, educator, community outreach facilitator and transdisciplinary researcher, she is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Mental Health Research at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, Australia.
Evaluation of the Music Engagement Program for people living with dementia.
Feb - Sep, 2019
Seminar at the Institute for Music in Human and Social Development, University of Edinburgh
May 4th, 2017
EVENTS AND INITIATIVES
Regional NSW Teacher Workshops Tour, for Music Australia's 'Music Count Us In'
August - October 2019
Harmony Day Event (21st March 2017)
For Harmony Day (21st March 2017), designed to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity, Dr Pike facilitated an event where people of all ages and cultural backgrounds came together to share songs and games in 7 different languages including English, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese, Hindi, Indonesian and Urdu. The event brought together children from Franklin Early Childhood School with adult students of the Navitas English Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP).
Graduating Profile Story (July 2017)
The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences profiled Georgia ahead of her PhD graduation. Read about her family's long association with the Australian National University, incuding Georgia's grandfather Professor Douglas Pike, founding editor of the Australian Dictionary of Biography. Also read of the Pike family business, the now closed Electric Shadows Cinema, a long-time Canberra institution of arthouse and international cinema.