Our Partners

The Lab is proud to conduct its studies in partnership with the following organizations:


Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD)

TRIAD’s mission is to improve assessment and treatment services for children with autism spectrum disorder and their families while advancing knowledge and training. For more information on TRIAD, click here.  The Inclusion Network of Nashville aims to build capacity throughout a community network of arts, education, athletic, and entertainment organizations to promote acceptance and inclusion of individuals with ASD and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Nashville Symphony Orchestra

The Nashville Symphony inspires, entertains, and educates through excellence in musical performance by: achieving recognized excellence in orchestral performance; delivering consistently creative and innovative programming, with a focus on the creation, promotion, and preservation of American repertoire; producing outstanding education and community engagement programs; and creating, enabling, and leading cultural impact. For more information, click here.




Nashville Opera

Nashville Opera makes a difference by creating legendary productions and programs and providing exceptional service. Its vision is to be a vibrant, thriving, fiscally sound company whose exceptional and innovative productions, programs and events, supported by a passionately dedicated opera community, achieve local and national recognition for excellence. For more information, click here.

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Borderless Arts Tennessee

Borderless Arts Tennessee is a statewide organization committed to inclusive and accessible arts programs for people with disabilities to enhance educational curriculum, enrich creative expression, empower career development, and encourage community engagement. For more information, click here.




National Endowment for the Arts

The Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab and Program for Music, Mind and Society received a $150,000 cooperative agreement and has been designated an NEA Research Lab. For more information, click here.

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