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Music Therapy

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Shenandoah’s Music Master’s Degree Programs Receive National Recognition

Shenandoah University’s music master’s degree programs are ranked third in Intelligent.com’s list of top 50 master’s in music degree programs in the U.S. for 2021. The university’s composite score is 96.05 on a scale of 100. Shenandoah beat out the Juilliard School, Oberlin College and Conservatory, and San Francisco Conservatory of Music, among others. Shenandoah […]

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RadioMe Project

Music Therapy Program Launches Radio Listening Research Project to Help Dementia Patients

The music therapy program at Shenandoah Conservatory launched “RadioMe,” a partnership research project with the Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research at Anglia Ruskin University, in Cambridge, UK. The project focuses on developing an interactive home-based radio listening experience for adults with early stage dementia to help them maintain their independence and manage challenging symptoms […]

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Shana Oshiro

Oshiro ’21 Leads National Series of Anti-racism Workshops

Shana Oshiro ’21, MT-BC, (Master of Music Therapy) leads the Race & #RealTalk program, a national series of anti-racism workshops. The program incorporates music, group discussions and educational materials to address systemic racism in the community. More than 90 people from four states are currently participating in this online bi-weekly program, which is designed to […]

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Alumni Successes

Kristen Lynn Pugh

Pugh ’12, 18 Sings ‘Daisy Bell’ with Assisted Living Resident

Kristen Lynn Pugh ’12, ’18 (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre, Professional Studies Program for Music Therapy Certification Eligibility) sang “Daisy Bell,” a song written in 1892 by British songwriter Harry Dacre, with Mary, one of the residents at Bickford of Bexley Assisted Living & Memory Care in Columbus, Ohio, where she currently serves […]

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