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2015-2017 MAR Election Results

2015-2017 MAR Election Results

As you know, we recently conducted elections for the 2015-2017 MAR-AMTA Executive Board. The results of the election are as follows: President-Elect: Michael Viega, PhD, LCAT, MT-BC Vice President for Membership: Anita Gadberry, PhD, MT-BC Vice President for Conference Planning-Elect: Timothy Gannon, MS, LCAT, MT-BC Treasurer: Brooke Carroll Lemchak, MMT, MT-BC Government Relations Chair: Maria […]

April 30, 2015 | By More

Membership Spotlight

Membership Spotlight: Irvin Sayoc Kalugdan, MMT, MT-BC.

Membership Spotlight: Irvin Sayoc Kalugdan, MMT, MT-BC.

This quarter our Membership Spotlight shines on a valued MAR member: Irvin Sayoc Kalugdan, MMT, MT-BC. Irv took the time to answer some questions so we could know more about him and his wonderful contributions to our profession. Thank you, Irv! Describe your career as a music therapist—education, populations served, etc. While I was interning […]

April 28, 2015 | By More

Continuing Education

Molloy College 2015 Music Therapy Conference

Molloy College 2015 Music Therapy Conference

Developmental Interventions for Autism: Evidence-Based Research (Special Focus on Music Therapy) Friday, May 1, 2015; 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Molloy College Hays Theatre, Wilbur Arts Center, Rockville Centre campus 1000 Hempstead Avenue Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002 The Rebecca Center for Music Therapy at Molloy College will be hosting a one-day conference, “Developmental Interventions for Autism: Evidence-Based Research […]

March 14, 2015 | By More

Students

Congratulations to 2014-2015 Student Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to 2014-2015 Student Scholarship Recipients

The 2014-2015 Student Scholarships were awarded to the following students at the 2015 Regional Conference in Ocean City. Sophomore Scholarship Lydia Anthony (Elizabethtown College) Bethany Wentling (Elizabethtown College)   Junior Scholarship Briana Sanford (Nazareth College) Elizabeth Bligh (SUNY Fredonia)   Graduate Scholarship Megan Neil (Radford University)   Jenny Shinn Memorial Scholarship Diana Abourafeh (Molloy College) Marissa Aulenbach (Elizabethtown College) Arianna Bendlin (Elizabethtown College) […]

March 23, 2015 | By More

Other Recent Posts

Job Opening: PALS Program/Creative Arts Therapist Position, Middlesex County, NJ

Job Opening: PALS Program/Creative Arts Therapist Position, Middlesex County, NJ

The PALS (Peace: A Learned Solution) program at Women Aware, a comprehensive domestic violence agency in Middlesex County, NJ., includes in its services Creative Arts/Music/Movement therapy for children who have witnessed and be affected by domestic violence, provided on a non-residential basis. This program is seeking a part time (25 hours/week) Creative Arts Therapist. Masters […]

May 14, 2015 | By More
The Current Status of State Recognition Efforts in New Jersey

The Current Status of State Recognition Efforts in New Jersey

New Jersey Music Therapists are seeking state recognition through a music therapist license. In April of 2015, the Music Therapist Licensing Act sponsored by Assemblyman Robert Andrzejczak and Senator Jeff Van Drew was introduced to the NJ legislature. The primary purpose of this license is to protect the public by outlining the specific education, clinical […]

April 1, 2015 | By More
It’s not too early to mark your calendars for 2016!

It’s not too early to mark your calendars for 2016!

Join MAR to “Come Get Centered in the Heartland of the MAR” in Harrisburg, PA. Conference dates are March 16-20, 2016, at the Hilton Harrisburg. Local Hosts Gene Ann Behrens Emily Frantz Local Committee Kim Glass Cassy Schoffstalls Emma Watson Joanna Karns Kristyn Beeman Vern Miller Allison Downing Melanie Walbourn Melanie Isaacs Vicki Rowe Lauren Rowe Gretchen […]

March 30, 2015 | By More