After Successful First Event of Science Meets Music Series, Max Planck Announces 2019 Dates

After the successful launch of the 2019 ‘Science Meets Music’ Season, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) has announced additional dates and times to enjoy the mergence of world-renowned scientists and virtuoso musicians. Now in its 6th season, ‘Science Meets Music’ will includes three events, all hosted at The Benjamin Upper School in Palm Beach Gardens. The first event was held on Wednesday, January 9 and featured Dr. Moritz Helmstaedter, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Germany, who presented “Charting the Networks of the Brain.” His lectured was bookended with musical performances by the Palm Beach Symphony. 

“Science meets music is a cornerstone of our community engagement efforts and offers a unique opportunity to explore similarities between the awe-inspiring attributes of both science and music while learning more about the creative energy shared by both of these professions,” said Dr. David Fitzpatrick, MPFI CEO and Scientific Director. 

Additional ‘Science Meets Music’ series dates include: 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 – Dr. David Poeppel, who works at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Germany, will be paired with a musical performance by the Palm Beach Symphony. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 – Dr. Hyungbae Kwon, who works locally at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, will be paired with a musical performance by his daughter, violinist Seoyoung Kwon. 

Additional information will be made available. All performances are free and open to the public, but seating is limited, so RSVP is required. Please call 561-972-9027 for more information or to RSVP.