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2022 SUMTA Music Therapy

SUMTA Awarded SGA Student Organization of the Year – Undergraduate

The Shenandoah University Music Therapy Association (SUMTA) was awarded the Student Organization of the Year – Undergraduate award by Shenandoah University at the Student Government Association (SGA) Inauguration & Leadership Awards ceremony on Sunday, April 10, in the Ferrari Room of the Brandt Student Center. “SUMTA has been an amazing part of the music therapy […]

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2022 World Music Therapy Day

Shenandoah Conservatory Celebrates 2022 World Music Therapy Day

Students and faculty came together for a week of events to celebrate World Music Therapy Day on Tuesday, March 1. This celebration included alumni events hosted by the student organization Shenandoah University Music Therapy Association (SUMTA) with recent graduates talking about their early professional experiences in medical, school and private practice settings; students hosting Instagram […]

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Alumni Successes

Bronwen Landless

Landless ’04, ’13 Earns Ph.D. in Creative Arts Therapies

Assistant Professor of Music Therapy Bronwen Landless ’04, ’13, Ph.D., MT-BC, successfully defended her dissertation “Therapeutic Songwriting with People Experiencing Homelessness: Exploring the Impact on Participants and their Surrounding Communities” at Drexel University last month as the culmination of her Ph.D. in the Creative Arts Therapies program.

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Music Therapy Research Published

Research by Music Alumni Published in Music Therapy Perspectives

Martina Bingham ’18 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Pedagogy – Voice), Johanna L.E. Horn ’19, MT-BC (Master of Music Therapy) and Cassie Byers ’19, MT-BC (Master of Music Therapy) all had research studies accepted for publication in the journal Music Therapy Perspectives. Byers’ “Professional Identity Formation of Early Career Music Therapists” and Horn’s “Music Therapy […]

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