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AMTA Member Recognition Program

Congratulations to All Our Past Award Winners!

2020
  • Ronna S. Kaplan, Lifetime Achievement
  • Jane Creagan, Presidential Commendation
  • Edward Kahler, Presidential Commendation
  • Kaleigh Hague, Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Lalene DyShere Kay, Merit Award
  • Stephanie K. Johnson, Merit Award
  • Deanna Hanson-Abromeit, Research/Publications Award
  • Jennie Turner, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Gretchen Benner, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Leah Reinhart, Edwina Eustis Dick Intern Scholarship
  • Julian Joyce, Edwina Eustis Dick Intern Scholarship
  • Caleigh Orlando, E. Thayer Gaston Research Award
  • Kalin Hagedorn, AMTA Conference Scholar Award
  • Lori Sunshine, AMTA Conference Scholar Award
  • Anna Roty, Past Presidents’ Conference Scholar
  • Noriko Nakamura, Past Presidents’ Conference Scholar
  • Hannah Stevens, Student Conference Scholar
  • Hilary Yip, Student Conference Scholar
  • Melissa Kilgard, Brian & Cathy Smith Memorial Fund
  • Karlyn Moore, Christine. Stevens Development Scholarship
  • Maggie Calabrese, Christine Stevens Development Scholarship
2019
  • Barbara Wheeler, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Robert Groene, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Katherine Myers-Coffman, Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
  • Bryan Hunter, Presidential Commendation
  • Jennifer Geiger, Presidential Commendation
  • Tom and Lucy Ott, Presidential Commendation
  • Mary Ellen Wylie, Service Award
  • Petra Kern, Award of Merit
  • Debra Lo Verde, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Kristine Stegenga, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Ed Cannon & Dan Sullivan, Zivix. Inc. , Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Erin Fox, AMTA Clinician-Based Grant
  • Laurie Peebles, Graduate Student  Research Award
  • Elise Hawkes, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Ryan Smith, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Maya Rogers, Christine Stevens Development Scholarship
  • Amber Miller, Christine Stevens Development Scholarship
  • Elizabeth Kochis, Anne Emory Kyllo Scholarship
  • Jonathan Tang, Anne Emory Kyllo Scholarship
  • Anita Swanson, Anne Emory Kyllo Scholarship
  • Tarasine Buck, Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Amber Miller, Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Leigh Ann Fuller, Past Presidents’ Conference Scholar Award
  • Ann Dardis, Past Presidents’ Conference Scholars Award
  • BriAnne Weaver, Conference Scholars Award
  • Christopher Millett, Conference Scholars Award
  • Ryan Carroll, Conference Scholars Award
  • TingYi Lu, E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
2018
  • Michelle Hairston, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Andrea Farbman, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Joy Schneck, 25 Year Anniversary with CBMT
  • CBMT, 35 Year Anniversary
  • Sheri Robb, Outgoing Journal Editor
  • Anthony Meadows, Outgoing Journal Editor
  • Alicia Clair, Presidential Commendation
  • Kimberly Sena-Moore, Fultz Research Award
  • Amelia G. Furman, Service Award
  • Lori F. Gooding, Research Award
  • Katrina McFerran, Research Award
  • Susan M. Perkins, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Jeff Peterson, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Jaap van Zweden, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Representative Sarah Davis, TX, Music Therapy State Advocacy Award
  • Kelley Pujol, Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Todd Schwartzberg, Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Nancy Swanson, Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Paula Unsal, Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Kirsten Binder, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Maxwell Corrigan, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Melinda Hummel, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Sadie McClure, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Annebel Roberson, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Stephanie Sofield, Florence Tyson Grant
  • Riley Kua, Cathy & Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship
  • Susan Bockhoff, E. Thayer Gaston Research Award
  • Abigail Farmer, E. Thayer Gaston Research Award
  • Jennifer Jester, Theodore Meyer Scholarship
  • Jessica Jarvis, AMTA Conference Scholar Award
  • Holly Platis, AMTA Conference Scholar Award
  • Maxwell Corrigan, AMTA Conference Scholar Award
  • Anna Klode, AMTA Past President Conference Scholar Award
  • Allison Kerr, AMTA Past President Conference Scholar Award
  • Carly Flaagan, AMTA Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Amy Smith, AMTA Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Nicolas Espinoza, Christine Stevens Development Award
  • Bethany Busch, Christine Stevens Development Award
2017
  • Linda Bosse, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Deforia Lane, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Presidential Commendation, William Davis
  • Presidential Commendation, Team Rainbow: Natasha Anderson, Amy Donnenwerth, Michele Forinash, Spencer Hardy, Maureen Hearns, Lisa Kynvi, Leah Oswanski, Freddy Perkins, Beth Robinson, Xueli Tan, Annette Whitehead-Pleaux, Beth York
  • Music Therapy State Advocacy Award, Representative Lee Denny
  • Music Therapy State Advocacy Award, Anne Roberts
  • Kenneth Aigen, Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
  • Brian Owens, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Maureen Byrne, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Tom Sweitzer, Professional Practice Award
  • Angie Snell, Service Award
  • Lisa Summer, Award of Merit
  • Dorita Berger, Award of Merit
  • Janet Murphy, Award of Merit
  • Emily Hurst, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Amanda Maestro-Scherer, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Rebecca Townsend, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Savannah Jaska, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Emily Stewart, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Julie Boyd, Cathy & Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship
  • Amanda Sciarabba, Theodore Meyer Scholarship
  • Julie Neal, AMTA Conference Scholar Award
  • Gretchen Benner, AMTA Conference Scholar Award
  • Kristin Knox, AMTA Conference Scholar Award
  • Jillian Thompson, AMTA Past President Conference Scholar Award
  • Jennifer Walker, AMTA Past President Conference Scholar Awa
  • Spencer Hardy, AMTA Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Yinglan He, AMTA Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Ava Marvin, E. Thayer Gaston Research Award
  • Carolyn Moore, Graduate Student Research Award
  • Olivia Bergh, Undergraduate Student Research Award
  • Bethany Wentling, Undergraduate Student Research Award Honorable Mention
  • Carol Shultis, 40th AMTAS Honorary Award
  • Dennis Carrocio, 40th AMTAS Honorary Award
2016
  • Cathy Knoll, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Remo Belli, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • A. Blythe LaGasse, Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
  • Eric Johnson, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Steve West & Robin Walenta, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Todd Frazier, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Barbara Wheeler, Award of Merit
  • Cynthia Briggs, Award of Merit
  • Nancy Hadsell, Service Award
  • Mary Jane Landaker, Service Award
  • Leah Oswanski, Professional Practice Award
  • Leslie Saulsbury, Florence Tyson Grant
  • Spencer Hardy, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Lauren Rigby, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Leslie Saulsbury, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Emily Guthe, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Jasmine Tilden, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Ellen Antes, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Julie Boyd, Cathy & Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship
  • Morgan Nunberg, E. Thayer Gaston Research Award
  • Amanda Verstegen, AMTA Graduate Student Research Award
  • Alexandra Wilson, AMTA Graduate Student Research Award
  • Miranda Rex, Christine Stevens Development Scholarship
  • Mary Kate Becnel, Theodore Meyer Scholarship
  • Jonathan Tang, AMTA Conference Scholar
  • Anita Gadberry, AMTA Conference Scholar
  • Piper Laird, AMTA Conference Scholar
  • Alysha Suley, AMTA Past Presidents’ Scholar
  • Leslie Saulsbury, AMTA Past Presidents’ Scholar
  • Beth Friedman Romell, Student Conference Scholar
  • Jennifer Konowal, Student Conference Scholar
2015
  • Mary Adamek, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Oliver Sacks, Lifetime Achievement Awards
  • Wendy Magee, Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
  • Michael Waterford, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Virginia A. “Ginzy” Schaefer, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • William & Sheila Konar of the Konar Family Foundation, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Tom & Alison Petersson, founders of Rock Your Speech, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Jacques & Dawn Lipson, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • State Representative Kathy Swan, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Marsha Morgan, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Corey Bergman of the Ukulele Kids Club, Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Felicity A. Baker, Research/Publications Award
  • Blythe LaGasse, Research/Publications Award
  • Andrew Knight, Service Award
  • Elizabeth F. York, Service Award
  • Tara McConnell, CA, AMTA Changemaker Award
  • Stephanie Johnson, IA, AMTA Changemaker Award
  • Nicole Hahna & Melanie Walborn, PA, AMTA Changemaker Award
  • Laura Beer, Lillieth Grand, Dawn Iwamasa, Chris Korb, Ted Owen, Melissa Potts, Jodi Winnwalker, OR, AMTA Changemaker Award
  • Kayla Shafer, Florence Tyson Grant
  • Hilary Camino, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Cheryl Mozdian, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Jenica Taylor, Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Tricia Hickle, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Donovan Thakur, Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Krystal Heffinger, Cathy & Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship
  • Stephanie Kaiser, E. Thayer Gaston Research Award
  • Ana Eltringham, Christine Stevens Development Scholarship
  • Sophia Salvatore, Christine Stevens Development Scholarship
  • Amanda Griggs, Theodore Meyer Scholarship
  • Jennifer Gossett, AMTA Conference Scholar
  • Janice Lindstrom, AMTA Conference Scholar
  • Cheryl White, AMTA Conference Scholar
  • Michael Detmer, AMTA Past Presidents’ Scholar
  • A. Blythe LaGasse, AMTA Past Presidents’ Scholar
  • Emily Caudill, Student Conference Scholar
  • Alexander Lesser, Student Conference Scholar
2014
  • Connie Tomaino; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Bryan Hunter; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Recipient; Amy Smith
  • Presidential Award; Richard Graham
  • Advocate of Music Therapy Award; Victor Collins
  • Advocate of Music Therapy Award; Joseph “Jay” Zwischenberger
  • Advocate of Music Therapy Award; Blue Star Connection, John Catt & Don
  • Professional Practice Award; Elizabeth Schwartz
  • Research Publications Award; Joke Bradt
  • Research Publications Award; Andrea Cevasco-Trotter
  • Research Publications Award; Michael Silverman
  • Service Award; Lee Anna Rasar
  • Service Award; Cheryl Stephenson
  • Service Award; Elisabeth (Lisa) Swanson
  • Award of Merit; Evelyn Selesky
  • Florence Tyson Grant to study Music Psychotherapy; Peter Meyer
  • E. Thayer Gaston Award; Christy Gerer
  • Undergraduate Research Award; Stephanie Strauss
  • Graduate Research Award; Hyun-Jung Lee
  • Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship; Andrew Neary
  • Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship; Kaleigh Thomas
  • Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship; Gillian Zambor.
  • Cathy & Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship; Dixie Mitchell
  • Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship; Laura Bentz
  • Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship; Alexa Dorris.
  • Christine Stevens Professional Development Award; Philip Didlake
  • Theodore Meyer Scholarship; Ami Kunimara
  • AMTA Conference Scholar; Nicole Craven
  • AMTA Conference Scholar; Virgina Driscoll
  • AMTA Conference Scholar; Janice Schreibman
  • AMTA Past Presidents’ Scholar; Kellee Coviak Hansen
  • AMTA Past Presidents’ Scholar; Sierra Norris
  • Student Conference Scholar; Yvonne Glass
  • Student Conference Scholar; Tessa Kaslewicz

 

2013
  • Marcia Earl Humpal; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • William B. Davis; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Tony Meadows; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Christie Harrison; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Judy and Dick Winter; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Lisa Wong, MD; Friend of Music Therapy
  • Angie Bollier; Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Kymla Eubanks (accepting for team AZ); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Sherri Giguere; Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Tracy Leonard-Warner; Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Suzanne Oliver; Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Shelly Peterson; Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Nicole O’Malley; Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Casey DePriest; Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Amanda Bryant; Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Melissa Munder; Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Sarah Thompson (accepting for team CO); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Amy Wilson; Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Janice Lindstrom; Professional Practice Award
  • Jim Borling; Professional Practice Award
  • Kirsten Nelson; Clinician Research Grant
  • Karen Sanchez; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Carly Flaagan; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
  • Monica Caluda; Music Therapy Perspectives and Research Committee Student Award
  • Potheini Vaiouli; Music Therapy Perspectives and Research Committee Student Award
  • Patricia Wormington; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Jessica Johnson; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Hilary Fredenburg; ; Cathy & Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship
  • Stephanie Mikus; Edwina Eustis Dick Intern Scholarship
  • Natalie Spencer; Edwina Eustis Dick Intern Scholarship
  • Rebecca Welch; Christine Stevens Professional Development Award
  • Ashley Taylor; Christine Stevens Professional Development Award
  • Patricia Wormington; Conference Scholar
  • Kirsten Meyer; Conference Scholar
  • Jessica Johnson; Conference Scholar
  • Jillian Thompson; Past Presidents’ Conference Scholar
  • Alison Watson; Past Presidents’ Conference Scholar
  • Susan Smiddy; Student Conference Scholar
  • Brian Harris; Student Conference Scholar
2012
  • Ruthlee Adler; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Anthony Decuir; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Alan M. Turry; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Donna Madden Chadwick; Music Therapy Advocacy Founding Circle Award
  • Nancy A. Dexter-Schabow; Music Therapy Advocacy Founding Circle Award
  • Nancy A. Hadsell; Music Therapy Advocacy Founding Circle Award
  • Bryan C. Hunter; Music Therapy Advocacy Founding Circle Award
  • Kathleen Murphy; Music Therapy Advocacy Founding Circle Award
  • Donna W. Polen; Music Therapy Advocacy Founding Circle Award
  • Angela K. Bollier (Arizona); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Rachel E. Coon-Arnott (Georgia); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Jamie George (Georgia); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Kirby Smith Carruth (Georgia); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Suzanne E. Heppel (Oklahoma); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Jamie Young (Nebraska); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Judith A. Pinkerton (Nevada); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Andrew Knight (North Dakota); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Patricia Catalano (Washington); Changemaker Award for Music Therapy Advocacy
  • Nora Lee Mayhew Wendland; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Mark & Laura Rutherford (Kate’s Voice); Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Mark Varvares; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Denise Grocke; Award of Merit
  • Donna Polen; Award of Merit
  • Diane Austin; Professional Practice Award
  • Ronald M. Borczon; Professional Practice Award
  • Wendy Magee; Professional Practice Award
  • Petra Kern; Service Award
  • Cindy Colwell; Research / Publications Award
  • Crystal Berkenes; Conference Scholar Award
  • Joan Quinlisk; Conference Scholar Award
  • Erica Flores; Conference Scholar Award
  • Michelle Muth; Past Presidents’ Conference Scholar Award
  • Hanna Pieper; Past Presidents’ Conference Scholar Award
  • Nora Fronjian; Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Marlys Woods; Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Jamie Artman; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Kimberly Bartlett; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Kara Rewerts; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Yumiko Sato; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Elizabeth A. Shea; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
  • Sarah Hudzia; Music Therapy Perspectives & Research Committee Student Award (Undergraduate)
  • Olivia Swedberg Yinger; Music Therapy Perspectives & Research Committee Student Award (Graduate)
2011
  • Laurie Farnan; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Susanne Hanser; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Beth A. Clark; Fultz Research Fund
  • Jodi Picoult; Literary Advocate Award
  • Jim Kohlberg; Cinema Advocate Award
  • Mary Adamek; Award of Merit
  • Kate Gfeller; Research and Publication Award
  • Marilyn Sandness; Presidential Award
  • Cliff Madsen; Presidential Award
  • Olin Parker; Presidential Award
  • Hanna Ivey; E. Thayer Gaston Award
  • Larisa McHugh; Florence Tyson Award
  • Julianne Parolisi; Anne Emory Kyllo Scholarship
  • Natalie Mullis; Anne Emory Kyllo Scholarship
  • Michelle Sieben; Anne Emory Kyllo Scholarship
  • Samuel Rodgers-Melnick; Christine Stevens Professional Development Award
  • Jeffrey Wolfe; Christine Stevens Professional Development Award
  • Mary McNulty; Cathy and Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship
  • Amy Foley; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Kara Ryan; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Kayla Rhudy; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Stephanie Bolton; Conference Scholar Award
  • Alana Dellatan Seaton; Conference Scholar Award
  • Maria Hricko Fay; Conference Scholar Award
  • Kevin Bolton; Past Presidents' Conference Scholar Award
  • Maria Ramey; Past Presidents' Conference Scholar Award
  • Jennifer Hastings; Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Stephanie Kawzenuk; Student Conference Scholar Award
2010
  • Mary Boyle; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Cheryl Dileo; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • A. Blythe Lagasse; Fultz Research Fund
  • Jayne Standley; Special Presidential Award
  • Tony Wigram; Special Presidential Award
  • Brian Wilson; Special Presidential Award
  • Kulas Foundation; Advocate of Music Therapy Award.
  • Lisa White; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Concetta Tomaino; Professional Practice Award
  • Michelle Hairston; Service Award
  • Deb Burns; Research Award
  • Dianne Gregory; Research Award
  • Clifford Madsen; Presidential Commendation
  • Kristen Nelson; E. Thayer Gaston Award
  • Andrea Dalton; Songwriting Contest Winner
  • Genevieve Moscovitz; Florence Tyson Award
  • Katie Haberman; Anne Emory Kyllo Scholarship
  • Noelle Pederson; Anne Emory Kyllo Scholarship
  • Rebecca Vaudreuil; Anne Emory Kyllo Scholarship
  • Peter G. Meyer; Conference Scholar Award
  • Margaret W. Carchrie,  Conference Scholar Award
  • Erin T. Bullard; Conference Scholar Award
  • Janice Shreibman; Past Presidents' Conference Scholar Award
  • Sarah Thompson; Past Presidents' Conference Scholar Award
  • Lauren Calista; Students Conference Scholar Award
  • Kathleen Wessel; Students Conference Scholar Award
2009
  • Carol Prickett; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • David Smith; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Tracy Richardson; Award of Merit
  • Michael Silverman; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Chuck Wild; Special Presidential Award
  • Ruth Atherton; Advocate for Music Therapy Award
  • Allison Tartari; Advocate for Music Therapy Award
  • Sharon O'Mary; Advocate for Music Therapy Award
  • Sarah B. Johnson; Professional Practice Award
  • E. Thayer Gaston Award; Sarah Pitts
  • Michael Viega; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Shannon Laine; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Suzannah Scott-Moncrieff; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Andrea Wentzel-Dalton; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship; Claire Klein
  • Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship; Amy Madson
  • Sean McGrath Internship Scholarship; Belinda Martz
  • Sean McGrath Internship Scholarship; Victor Lissabet
  • Brian & Cathy Smith Memorial Fund; Rebecca Vaudreil
  • Alexis Barker; Conference Scholar Award
  • David Knott; Conference Scholar Award
  • Katie Lindenfelser; Conference Scholar Award
  • Alexis Barker; Past Presidents' Conference Scholar Award
  • Faith Halverson-Ramos; Past Presidents' Conference Scholar Award
  • Karen Darga; Past Presidents' Conference Scholar Award
  • Valerie Kocel; Past Presidents' Conference Scholar Award
  • Kimberlee Vaye; Past Presidents' Conference Scholar Award
  • Patina Ammerman; Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Kerry Leavell; Student Conference Scholar Award
  • Matthew Logan; Student Conference Scholar Award
2008
  • Sister Mariam Pfieffer; Lifetime Achievement
  • Barbara Reuer; Lifetime Achievement
  • Norman Goldberg; Presidential Award
  • Michelle Forinash; Presidential Award
  • Andrea Farbman; Presidential Award
  • Tom & Lucy Ott; Presidential Award
  • Debra Burns & Anthony Meadows; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Richard Fratianne; Advocate for Music Therapy Award
  • Jean Nemeth; Service Award
  • Petra Kern; Research Publications Award
  • Beth McLaughlin; Professional Practice Award
  • Erin Fox; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Robin Jacobs; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Deborah Hadley Dempsey; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Carna Sue Manthy; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Kevin Hahn; Brian and Cathy Smith Scholarship
  • Beth Clark; Conference Scholar
  • Lisa Paulson; Conference Scholar
  • Kara Mills Groen; Conference Scholar, "Disaster Relief"
  • Joey Walker; Conference Scholar, "Disaster Relief"
  • University of Iowa Students; Conference Scholar, "Disaster Relief"
2007
  • Abbey Dvorak; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
  • Mary Scovel; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Brian Wilson; Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Clive Robbins; Presidential Citation
  • Kathryn Gardner; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Ollie Jane Sahler; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Ruthlee Adler; Service Award
  • Nicki Cohen; Service Award
  • Helen Dolas; Professional Practice Award
  • Lucanne Magill; Professional Practice Award
  • David Smith; Award of Merit
  • Angela Snell; Award of Merit
  • Mary Boyle; Special Presidential Award
  • Jayne Standley; Special Presidential Award
  • Veronica Jacobson; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Jonni Fogerty; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Kathryn Fulton; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Jenny Karnes; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Sarah Woolever; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Jaycee Daniels; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
  • April Fausch Cullum; Conference Scholar
  • Pamela Jackson; Conference Scholar
  • Lisa Kynvi; Conference Scholar
  • Sara Al-Doory; Cathy and Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship
  • Amy Smith; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
  • Lindsey Stradt; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship
2006
  • Clifford Madsen; Lifetime Achievement
  • David Wolfe; Lifetime Achievement
  • Susan S. Bergman; Presidential Award
  • Gulf Coast Music Therapists, Loyola University, New Orleans; Presidential Award
  • Ron Borczon; Award of Merit
  • Xueli Tan; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Robert Groene; Service Award
  • Kathleen Murphy; Service Award
  • Joanne Loewy; Professional Practice Award
  • Dr. Joan Haase; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Erin Fox; Conference Scholar
  • Eva Rudisile; Conference Scholar
  • Georgia Naquin; Conference Scholar*
  • Rebecca Colby; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • James H. Perry; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Suzannah Scott-Moncrieff; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Eugenia Hernandez-Ruiz; Clinician-based Research Award
  • Janet Rice; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
2005
  • Barbara J. Crowe; Lifetime Achievement
  • Frances Smith Goldberg; Lifetime Achievement
  • Christine Tuden Neugebauer; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Linda Bosse; Service Award
  • Mary Boyle; Service Award
  • Donna Polen; Service Award
  • Mavis Mahlberg; Service Award
  • Edith Hillman Boxill; Professional Practice Award
  • Michelle Schumacher; Professional Practice Award
  • Robert Krout; Research/Publications
  • Sheri Robb; Research/Publications
  • Loving Arms Hospice Foundation
  • Dr. David Golman; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Chaplain Keitha Brasler; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Joanie Lerman; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Lora Barthelman; Conference Scholar
  • Kay Leudtke-Smith; Conference Scholar
  • Dawn McDougal Miller; Conference Scholar
  • Mary Malloy; Conference Scholar*
  • Suzanne St. Amand; Conference Scholar*
  • Susan Bergman; Conference Scholar*
  • Yumiko Sato; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Erin Fischer; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Naomi Ritter-Cantesanu; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Keita Onuma; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Robert Wall; Brian and Cathy Smith Memorial Scholar
  • Betsy Skat; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • BriAnne Weaver; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Lisa Broniak; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
2004
  • Alan Solomon; Lifetime Achievement
  • Constance E. Willeford; Lifetime Achievement
  • Bryan Hunter; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Mary Adamek; Service Award
  • Ted Ficken; Professional Practice Award
  • Frances Smith Goldberg; Professional Practice Award
  • Kenneth Aigen; Research/Publications
  • Barbara Crowe; Award of Merit
  • Marcia Humpal; Award of Merit
  • Vincent Cardillo, Jr.; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Cynthia Rhodes; Conference Scholar
  • Mimi Sinclair; Conference Scholar
  • Karen Abraham; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Lalah Manly; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Teresa Kierczak; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Michelle Reitman; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Christine Giannini; Brian Smith Memorial Scholar
  • Meredith Roman Pizzi; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Abagail Stowe; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Carole Deans; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
2003
  •  Sr. Donna Marie Beck; Lifetime Achievement
  • Alicia Ann Clair; Lifetime Achievement
  • Suzanne Hanser; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Annette Whitehead-Pleaux; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Laurie Farnan; Service Award
  • Michael McGuire; Service Award
  • Ronna Kaplan; Professional Practice Award
  • Cheryl Dileo; Research/Publications
  • Cathy McKinney; Award of Merit
  • Penny Anderson Brill; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Dorothy Mollien; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Colleen Baumtrog; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Ann Fox; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Edward Wacks; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Linda Wacks; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Steve West; Presidential Award
  • Teri Mock; Conference Scholar
  • Cynthia Long; Conference Scholar
  • Annie Heiderschei; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Allyson Patterson; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Valerie Mares; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Kathryn Larson; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Abbey Junk; Brian Smith Memorial Scholar
  • Maria Alberti; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Elizabeth Douglass; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Not awarded in 2003; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
2002
  • Anita Louise Steele; Lifetime Achievement
  • Roy Grant; Lifetime Achievement
  • Alan Solomon; Service Award
  • Brian Wilson; Service Award
  • Kathleen Coleman; Professional Practice Award
  • Lee Anna Rasar; Professional Practice Award
  • William Davis; Research
  • Kenneth Bruscia; Research
  • Jacqueline Schmidt Peters; Award of Merit
  • Jay Wucher; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Karen Crumbliss; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Rud and Ann Turnbull; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Andrea Frisch; Presidential Award
  • Tami Zavislan; Presidential Award
  • Allyson Patterson; Conference Scholar
  • Rana Burr; Conference Scholar
  • Carol Ann Blank; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Nicole Hahna; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Colleen Egan; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Susan Gardstrom; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Julie Guy; Brian Smith Memorial Scholar
  • Kimberly Sena; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Jennifer Young; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Amy Bobo; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
2001
  • Jane E. Hughes; Lifetime Achievement
  • Frederick C. Tims; Lifetime Achievement
  • Ann Lipe; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • J. Craig Williams; Service Award
  • Alice-Ann Darrow; Professional Practice Award
  • Judith Jellison; Research
  • Joseph Moreno; Research
  • Michael Thaut; Award of Merit
  • Ami Belli; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • David Smith; Presidential Award
  • Karl Bruhn; Presidential Award
  • Allison Dounoulis; Conference Scholar
  • Melissa Kirland; Conference Scholar
  • Barbara Ann Penn; Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship
  • Judith Langmuir; Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy
  • Carol Olszewski; Brian Smith Memorial Scholar
  • Elizabeth Huss; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Varvara Pasiali; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Thomas Hobson; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
2000
  • Michael Clark; Arthur Flagler Fultz Grant/Award
  • Barbara Hesser; Service Award
  • Barbara Reuer; Professional Practice Award
  • Alicia Ann Clair; Research
  • George L. Duerksen; Award of Merit
  • Carol Collins; Lifetime Achievement
  • Richard Gray; Lifetime Achievement
  • Craig and Colleen Reichert; Advocate of Music Therapy Award
  • Kenneth Bruscia; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Alicia Ann Clair; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Jane Creagan; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Barbara Crowe; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Laurie Farnan; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Michele Forinash; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Barbara Hesser; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Jane Hughes; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Evelyn Selesky; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Caryl-Beth Thomas; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Linda Wright-Bower; Presidential Award - Commission Member
  • Cathy Knoll; Presidential Award
  • Marcia Goldberg; Recognition Award
  • MTNA; Recognition Award
  • Amy Wilson; Conference Scholar
  • Jodi Marshall; Conference Scholar
  • Christina Hearn; Brian Smith Memorial Scholar
  • Donna Murray; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Michael Silverman; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Elizabeth Huss; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
  • Jessica Major; E. Thayer Gaston Writing Award
1999
  • Janice Stouffer; Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Fund Award
  • Alex Babani; Brian Smith Memorial Scholar
  • Jessica Lichty; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Lucy Kurylo; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Gary Hara; Service Award
  • Linda Wright-Bower; Service Award
  • Mary Ekstam; Service Award
  • Barbara Dunn; Professional Practice Award
  • Sr. Jean Gileno; Professional Practice Award
  • Barbara Wheeler; Research/Publication Award
  • Joe Scartelli; Award of Merit
  • Jayne Standley; Lifetime Achievement
  • Michelle Bixler; Conference Scholar
1998
  • Marilyn Sandness; Honorary Life Membership
  • Betty Isern Howery; Honorary Life Membership
  • Esther Goetz Gilliland; Honorary Life Membership
  • Ray Green; Honorary Life Membership
  • Natalie Anderson, MT-BC; Brian Smith Memorial Scholar
  • Eric Waldon; Edwina Eustis Dick Scholar
  • Nancy Hadsell; Sprit of Unification Award
  • Michele Forinash; Sprit of Unification Award
  • Massachusetts Music Therapy Alliance; Sprit of Unification Award
  • David S. Smith; Sprit of Unification Award