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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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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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Tara Park Jenkins

Jenkins ’07 and Team Host Patio Party for Seniors in Texas

Tara Park Jenkins, MT-BC, ’07 (Bachelor of Music Therapy) and her team at North Austin Music Therapy in Austin, Texas, hosted a patio party at the Enclave at Round Rock Senior Living facility to keep the music going for the older adults in their community. Jenkins currently serves as senior staff music therapist with North […]

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