Music Therapy Around the World and on the Web


Music Therapy ENews is an announcement-only, electronic newsletter published by the American Music Therapy Association. It is not a discussion listserv. ENews brings timely information on music therapy to its subscribers, focusing on conferences, music therapy education and training opportunities, media alerts, on-line resources, and other information important to the profession of music therapy. Members are welcome to submit announcements and other materials for consideration by emailing the editor at AMTA reserves editorial rights on all submissions. ENews subscription is free.

Music Therapy ENews is hosted through Yahoo! Groups, a free email group service. To subscribe to Music Therapy ENews, click the Join Now button below and sign in with your Yahoo! user ID and password.  

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Advertising in Music Therapy ENews

Music Therapy ENews welcomes brief announcements about conferences, workshops and other related continuing education activities at a low cost of $100 per announcement.  Current AMTA members receive a 50% discount on the cost of announcements in ENews

Submissions must be text only and 75 words or less and must be submitted in the format in which they will appear in ENews. Please include a title or headline for your submission.  No .pdfs, brochures, or attachments.  Submissions will be considered based on relevance to the music therapy profession and circulation of ENews and may be edited for content, grammar, and length. 

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The Music Therapy ListServ

The Music Therapy ListServ is a discussion forum where people can discuss the use of music to restore, maintain, and improve mental and physical health.

To join the ListServ, send an E-mail, including your first and last name, to the list owners: Alexandra Mesquita-Baer ( or Lynne Hockenbury ( For AMTA members, please include your membership number to speed up the process.

It is a free service and you can cancel your subscription at any time. To cancel, send an email to without a subject or signature. In the body of your message, type:

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This ListServ is run independently of AMTA.

Music Therapy Around the World

AMTA's International Relations Committee

The purpose of the AMTA International Relations Committee is to promote networking between music therapists around the world and to facilitate awareness of international issues among AMTA members both within the United States and abroad. Information below is provided to share information on national music therapy organizations throughout the world. If you are familiar with websites of national organizations which are not included here, feel free to send their contact us and suggest they be included.

Worldwide Music Therapy Organizations
International Music Therapy Associations
Sharing Organizations