Beth Evison is a current PhD Music student at University of Plymouth with specific focus on music, technology, and dementia. Beth grew up playing in brass bands and has over 15 years of experience in collaborative and community music, in both brass bands, various musical ensembles and choirs. She is a highly experienced brass musician, specialising in cornet, trumpet and flugelhorn and enjoys playing piano and singing. Having earned her BA Hons in Acting after three years of study at Falmouth University her interest in collaborative creating in the arts and its health and social benefits in wider society was expanded. A recent Master of Music graduate from University of Plymouth, she gained valuable experience in interdisciplinary forms of music and music making, strengthening her passion for the application and wider benefits of music in society.