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Master of 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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Allison Terrell at Hospital

Music Therapy Program Partners with WMC to Launch Music Therapy Program

The Shenandoah Conservatory music therapy program has partnered with Valley Health to launch a music therapy program at Winchester Medical Center (WMC). Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Therapy Allison Terrell ’14, ’18 M.M.T., MT-BC, has been appointed as the first music therapist in the hospital, with a focus in oncology, neurorehabilitation and palliative care. The […]

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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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