”Many of us think music exists in the ether – while it defies definition, we know when we hear it. But the truth is that we only hear it when we know it. Music isn’t music until our minds made it so. Sound can be noise in one context but music in another.” Opera Singer and PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, Indre Viskontas offers us her unique perspective on real music making. No, you don’t need to be a doctor of music, but you do need to take your own feelings seriously. Welcome to the UR-Music & Arts community, Professor Viskontas!