Professor of Music - The University of Lethbridge Musicians Health and Wellness SIG
Peter Visentin is Professor of Music at The University of Lethbridge. Equally at home on modern and baroque violins, he has given solo recitals across Canada and internationally and he has performed with period instrument ensembles throughout Canada and in Europe. In addition to his work as a performer, Peter Visentin is well-known as a leading researcher in the area of biomechanics and performance-related injuries. He has published in international journals in the areas of Medicine, Music Education and Psychology and he has presented lectures, demonstrations and papers at numerous international conferences and Universities. He is on the Board of the Performing Arts Medical Association and, recently, he founded and serves as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Arts BioMechanics (Nova Science, New York), a publication dedicated to transdisciplinary study of biological and mechanical interfaces affecting arts performance and the creative processes.