News & Announcements
Hilton Scranton & Conference Center,
The Mid-Atlantic Region of
the American Music Therapy Association
The mission of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association is to advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy, to increase access to quality music therapy services, and to provide support to its members within the Mid-Atlantic Region
2013-2015 Candidates for the Executive Board and Assembly of Delegates:
Jenny Shinn Finalist Interviews
Friday, April 5th, 8:00am–11:00am at the MAR Conference
Meeting Minutes for Review
Members, please look over the [ Business Meeting minutes ] from the National Conference in October for corrections prior to the Regional Membership Meetings. Questions or comments can be directed to: email@example.com
Planning Your Visit to Scranton
If you are now in the process of planning your trip to this year's conference, checkout some useful information we have gathered to help "Plan Your Visit."
MAR 2013 Registration
Registration for MAR 2013 conference now open!
Early Bird Deadline 2/20/13
[ 2013 Conference details ]
Call for Posters 2013:
Present your research at the 2013 MAR-AMTA conference, April 4 - 6, 2013! The Poster Research Session, sponsored by the MAR Research Committee, will provide undergraduate, graduate, and professional researchers the opportunity to discuss and receive feedback on your study. Submit a 200 word abstract including title and names of researchers to Tony Meadows at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 10. If you have questions, contact Tony or Gene Ann Behrens at email@example.com.
Draft Schedule for Passages 2012 now available!
March Business Meeting Minutes
MAR Funding for Research & Special Projects
2013 Conference Exhibits, Advertising and Sponsorship Info Available
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Call for Papers for 2013 Conference
Speaker Proposal Deadline has been extended to July 31, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. EST. Only electronic submissions will be accepted and they may be in following formats: PDF (preferred); Word or Pages
Proposed Revisions to Constitution and Bylaws
Please review the proposed revisions to the Constitution and Bylaws prior to the MAR Business Meetings to be held in Timonium, MD. There will be opportunity to discuss the proposed revisions during the first business meeting at the MAR conference, scheduled for Thursday, March 22 at 5:30pm. The changes will be voted on during the second business meeting, scheduled for Friday, March 23 at 5:00pm. We look forward to your input.
Hotel Transportation for 2012 Conference
General Business Meeting notes from the Atlanta are online and can be reviewed by members before the March meeting.
Music Therapy Advocacy Award Nominations
Regional conference is the time when we recognize the tremendous quality of music therapy that is occurring in the Mid-Atlantic Region. We are seeking nominations for the Music Therapy Advocacy Award. Do you know of an administrator, public official or other friend of music therapy who has impacted the ability of clients to access music therapy services? Perhaps it was through increasing access to financial resources, promoting awareness of music therapy, or the creation of new music therapy positions. We would like to honor a deserving recipient during the regional conference. Please fill out this application form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 20th, 2012.
Free Membership from AMTA
Want to win a free membership from AMTA? The membership committee is giving away 2 free memberships! Tell us why a membership in AMTA is awesome on Facebook or Twitter and enter for a chance to win.
Tag 'American Music Therapy Association, Inc' on Facebook, or
Use #AMTARocks on Twitter to enter.
[ Click here ] for information and official rules.
General Membership Meeting Minutes for Review
Please review these [ General Membership Meeting Minutes ] for errors prior to the National Conference in Atlanta. The General Membership Meeting will take place on November 19th, from 7:30-9:15am.
The Summer 2011 Newsletter was sent out via email. If you missed it, check it out on-line.
MARAMTS 'Music Frees the Soul' tote bags
are now available to purchase [ online ].