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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
2014 Conference Preliminary Program Now Available
Download the Preliminary Program to learn more about educational opportunities at the 2014 AMTA Conference. Look inside to learn more and plan your conference experience at the 2014 Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Go to the conference webpage and click on the Preliminary Program link.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Music Therapy Advocacy in Action
Music therapists meet with the upper-tier staff of The Bridge to brainstorm possibilities of music therapy serving individuals who are homeless in the Dallas area.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
AMTA Nominating Committee Seeking Candidates
The AMTA Nominating Committee is now considering names of potential candidates to be placed on the slate for the offices of AMTA President Elect and Vice President Elect. The slate will be presented at the AMTA Business meeting in November 2014, and the election will be held in late 2015. Officers elected by the professional membership will begin serving in January 2016.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Journal of Music Therapy 51(2) is On Its Way
The second issue of the Journal of Music Therapy (Volume 51, Issue 2), is now on its way to members’ and subscribers’ mailboxes
Thursday, July 3, 2014
RI Music Therapy Legislation Signed Into Law
The American Music Therapy Association and the Certification Board for Music Therapists are excited to announce that, on June 30, 2014, Governor Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island signed into law HB 7131.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Music Therapy Research Steps Onto World Stage
Leading music therapists and neuro-scientists from around the world will meet with composers, parents and other stakeholders at Goldsmiths University of London to develop a music therapy research agenda for fragile infants at the inaugural meeting of Mandari.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Can Music Save Lives? on The Huffington Post
AMTA Past President Ronna Kaplan discusses this question and Robin Spielberg's TEDx Talk in her latest column at The Huffington Post: "Robin asks, 'Can music save a life?' She can't say that for sure, but what she can and will tell you for sure is that music can have a life-changing effect on your life or that of your loved one."
Friday, June 20, 2014
AMTA Presents: Journal of Music Therapy 51(1) On Its Way!
The first issue of the NEW Journal of Music Therapy, Volume 51, Issue 1, is now on its way to members’ and subscribers’ mailboxes.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Dr. Daniel Levitin: "Music & Your Health"
Dr. Daniel Levitin was featured in the June 9, 2014 interview hosted by the American Psychological Association’s Speaking of Psychology podcast interview series. Episode 11 of the podcast series titled, “Music and your Health” is online now. Dr. Levitin clarifies for the listening audience the definition of music therapy citing the American Music Therapy Association.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Music Therapy Program Helps Family Cope with Tragedy
See the powerful work of Stacie Aamon Yeldell, MT-BC, helping two siblings and a family from Guam deal with cancer and loss.
Friday, June 13, 2014
AMTA-pro Podcast: Music Therapy & Early Brain Development
Another valuable resource for music therapy professionals, interns, and students, this AMTA-Pro podcast features a discussion with our music therapy colleague, Dr. Becky Wellman. Available to current AMTA members as a benefit of their membership in AMTA.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
TEDx with Robin Spielberg: The Healing Power of Music
AMTA-Spokesperson, Robin Spielberg, beautifully portrays the importance of music and the value of music therapy in today's society in this TEDxLancaster talk.