AMTA Regions and Student Organizations

When you join AMTA, regional membership is automatically included with national membership.  The region to which you belong is determined by the state of your primary mailing address. See below to find out your region or scroll down and click to go to regional websites or find regional president information.

Great Lakes Region

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Ohio
  • Wisconsin

President: Larissa McHugh, MAMT, MT-BC

Great Lakes Regional Conference             
March 16-19, 2017          
Thirst for More: Tap Into Your Greatest Potential
Crowne Plaza (Milwaukee Airport)
Milwaukee, WI  
Great Lakes Region Association of Music Therapy Students

Mid-Atlantic Region

  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

President: Gabrielle Ritter, MT-BC

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
March 15-18, 2017
Hyatt Regency Rochester
Rochester, NY
For more information visit:
Exhibits Contact, Darcy Lipscomb:
Mid-Atlantic Region Association of Music Therapy Students

Midwestern Region

  • Colorado
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Wyoming

President: Andrea Dalton, MA, MT-BC

Midwestern Regional Conference
(Joint Conference with Western Region)
March 16-19, 2017
Rockin’ the Rockies
Omni Interlocken Hotel
Broomfield, CO
For more information visit:

New England Region

  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont

President: Jennifer Sokira, MMT, LCAT, MT-BC

New England Regional Conference           
March 29-April 1, 2017
Empowering the Wind in our Sails
Hotel Viking       
Newport, RI
New England Region Association of Music Therapy Students

Southeastern Region

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee

President: Lori Gooding, PhD, MT-BC

Southeastern Regional Conference
March 30-April 1, 2017
Music Therapy: Researching the Possibilities
Sheraton Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
For more information visit:

Southwestern Region

  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas

President: Antoinette Neff, MT-BC

Southwestern Regional Conference
March 23-25, 2017
Cowtown Connection
Sheraton Downtown Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX
For more information visit:

Western Region

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington

President: Timothy Ringgold, MT-BC

Western Regional Conference
(Joint conference with Midwestern Region)
March 16-19, 2017
Rockin’ the Rockies
Omni Interlocken Hotel
Broomfield, CO
For more information visit:

AMTA Student Organization

  • Includes all Student and Graduate Student Members of AMTA

President: Rachel Pinto