Using Music for Health & Wellness

woman playing a ukalale

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Course Description

Analyze the benefits of music on personal health and wellbeing. Explore evidence which lays the foundation for personal music and health practices. Facilitate a music program for a community member. Use music as a tool to foster meaningful connections.

Course Details

Delivery: Hybrid - A combination of online and in-person classes.
Location: Classes on Mondays will be at the Eva Rothwell Centre (460 Wentworth Street North)
Dates: January 24 to May 4, 2022
Days: Mondays (in-person) and Wednesdays (online)
Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am 
Cost: No cost to learners (fully subsidized)

Please note: The Eva Rothwell Centre (ERC) requires full vaccination to attend programming at their site. Students are reminded to bring photo ID and proof of two-step vaccination each time they attend the ERC site for class.



Using Music for Health and Wellness is a postsecondary course. Participants who complete this course will fulfill the postsecondary course requirement for the College Fundamentals Certificate

This course is awaiting approval as a General Education course, that can be applied to various Mohawk College programs.

Online Course Recommendations

The course will be delivered using the Zoom video conferencing platform. Students will require broadband Internet connection, desktop or laptop computer (tablet is acceptable), and basic computer skills (web browsing, email and document creation).


We welcome applications from all those interested in City School, but please note that priority will be given to those who meet the following:

  • 19 years of age or older
  • Have no or limited post-secondary education (i.e., college, university, or participated in an apprenticeship); and/or currently unemployed and/or in receipt of social assistance (e.g., Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program).
  • For online courses, live within Ontario; for in-person courses, live within the community in which the course(s) is being offered.

Note: High school completion is not a requirement. Anyone who will be taking a post-secondary course or program, at Mohawk College or any other educational institution, will not be eligible to register for City School courses at the same time.


We do our best to make case-by-case considerations.

Should class registration not be full by the application deadline, applicants who do not meet the criteria will be considered on a chronological basis.


Students can earn up to two (2) free credits through City School.

You will be notified of your registration status approximately three (3) weeks before the course begins.



Phone: 905-575-2489
Email: cityschool [at]

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