Who We Are

The RESONANCE Project is a cross-disciplinary group of people dedicated to the concept that art can beget peace.

Our growing network includes professional musicians, neuroscientists, music therapists, psychologists, sociologists, and business and marketing professionals. Contact us to learn more.

Founder 

  • Jonathan Dimmock , MMusic, MArts in Religion
    • Freelance recitalist and accompanist
    • Music Director, Congregation Sherith Israel, San Francisco
    • Music Director, Swedenborgian Church, San Francisco
    • Principal Organist, Legion of Honor Museum
    • Organist, San Francisco Symphony
    • Founder and Director, Artists’ Vocal Ensemble
    • Grammy Award-winning recording artist

Board of Directors

  • Jason Pyszkowski (President)
  • James Reiter, MBA (Vice President)
  • Don Foree
    • Psychotherapist
    • Pastor, universities and parishes
    • Member, Society of Jesu

Board of Advisors

  • Dr. James Prichard
    • Neuroscientist
    • Professor of Neurology Emeritus, Yale University
    • Pioneer in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) & Proton Spectroscopy (Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance)
  • Dr. Daniel J. Levitin, Ph.D., FRSC
    • Dean of Parnerships, Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute
    • James McGill Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience and Music, McGill University
    • Author of over 200 research publications and four best-selling books
    • Record producer, engineer with 17 gold and platinum records
  • Indre Viskontas, MM, PhD
    • Cognitive Neuroscientist and Opera Singer
    • Professor of Sciences and Humanities, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
    • Adjunct Professor of Psychology, University of San Francisco
    • Author of over 50 research publications and book chapters, and How Music Can Make You Better (Chronicle Press, 2019)
    • Creative Director of Pasadena Opera
    • The Great Courses Professor and author of Brain Myths Exploded and 12 Essential Scientific Concepts
    • Creator and host of the podcast Cadence: what music tells us about the mind
  • Christopher J. Renz, OP