THE Royal Conservatory

Exploring the Impact of
Artful Engagement with Older Adults

Research study

Exploring the Impact of Artful Engagement with Older Adults is a research study on the effects of arts-based workshops on the health and well-being of older adults that is being conducted by The Royal Conservatory in partnership with Baycrest.

This video describes the research hypotheses and the project undertaken. Additional information will be available upon release of the final results in 2013. For further information about this study, please contact Dr. Ann Patteson, Director of Research, The Royal Conservatory ( or Melissa Tafler, Clinical Research Coordinator, Baycrest (

This project is made possible thanks to the support of The Ontario Trillium Foundation.


Other video projects for The Royal Conservatory:

Examiner Training Videos

True Connections Video Productions produced over 20 videos which are used as a tool for training examiners. These videos consisted of a two-camera production, depicting the proper procedures for examining students performing with a variety of musical instruments.

TAP (The Achievement Program) Education

True Connections Video Productions created videos of a Royal Conservative representative describing the Royal Conservatory's "The Achievement Program". These videos are integrated in a larger TAP video.