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2018 Proposed Changes to Constitution and Bylaws

2018 Proposed Changes to Constitution and Bylaws

The Constitution and Bylaws Committee (members: Beth Deyermond, Chair, Julie Neal, Tara O’Brien, Donna Polen, Gary Verhagen, and Becki Warren) has been busily working on updating the MAR Constitution and Bylaws to reflect the most up to date practice. There are a number of changes to both documents and we are asking the membership to […]

March 28, 2018 | By More
Annual MAR Yard Sale Information

Annual MAR Yard Sale Information

Great opportunity for MAR members! We are organizing the ANNUAL YARD SALE of music therapy books and equipment, to occur on Thursday night at the regional conference from 6-7pm. Professional members of AMTA are invited to sell items that you no longer need or want! There will be a limited number of tables available on […]

March 22, 2018 | By More
Conference App Information

Conference App Information

The conference app goes live on Friday, 3/16, first thing in the morning! This means that, starting Friday, you can download the app on your device and begin planning your conference events. You can do so using the below QR code, searching for “MAR Events” in your device’s app store, or downloading it from this website by clicking […]

March 16, 2018 | By More
Hotel Discount Extension

Hotel Discount Extension

Good news! The Sheraton has agreed to extend the hotel discount until 3/21! Please take advantage of the discounted hotel rate and reserve ASAP. We also want to apologize for the discrepancy between the MAR and hotel websites regarding the hotel discount that occurred earlier this week. Thank you to all who caught that and reached out, […]

March 13, 2018 | By More
NJ Bill Needs Support!!

NJ Bill Needs Support!!

The New Jersey Bill Needs Support! Please check out the link below to help us advocate! Click here for a PDF version. Please Support Bill A2183/S1687 Music Therapist Licensing Act What is Music Therapy? Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals for people of all ages and ability levels […]

February 26, 2018 | By More
New Jersey Off to a Promising Start

New Jersey Off to a Promising Start

New Jersey Off to a Promising Start Submitted by Paula Unsal, Chair NJSTF The New Jersey Music Therapist Licensing Act bills have been re-introduced in the 2018-2019 session and are now known as A2183 and S1687 in the General Assembly and Senate respectively. After a disappointing pocket veto by outgoing Governor Christie in the last […]

February 18, 2018 | By More
Two CMTE Courses at Radford University, March 15-17, 2018

Two CMTE Courses at Radford University, March 15-17, 2018

Radford University is happy to announce the Spring 2018 Annual Music Therapy Symposium, March 15-17, 2018, with 2 courses that offer 9 CMTEs each. Both courses are offered free of charge, and neither course has any prerequisites. We are very excited to host Elizabeth (Beth) Schwartz, MA, LCAT, MT-BC and Annette Whitehead-Pleaux, MA, MT-BC. Beth […]

February 15, 2018 | By More
Conference Planning Committee Needs Your Input

Conference Planning Committee Needs Your Input

Greetings from the Conference Planning Committee!  We are hard at work, planning to bring you an exciting and enriching conference experience in Pittsburgh.  We need to hear from you!!  Would you like a Yard Sale at this year’s conference?  Tell us your thoughts HERE.  See you in Pittsburgh!

January 28, 2018 | By More
Membership Spotlight: Jenny Hoi Yan Fu, MA, LCAT, MT-BC

Membership Spotlight: Jenny Hoi Yan Fu, MA, LCAT, MT-BC

  Jenny Hoi Yan Fu MA, LCAT, MT-BC   Membership Spotlight Questions Describe your career as a music therapist—education, populations served, etc.   I went to New York University for my MA in music therapy. From then on, I have completed Level I & II Certification training at the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy and was trained […]

January 23, 2018 | By More
Conference Registration & Hotel Information

Conference Registration & Hotel Information

Registration is now open for the 2018 MAR-AMTA Conference! Click here to register, but please read the below information first. Registration link: https://www.regonline.com/2018midatlanticregionofamtaannualconferen_1972333 2018 FINAL MAR Conference Printable Program 2018 MAR-AMTA Conference CMTE Slate IMPORTANT INFO BEFORE REGISTERING! If you are registering as an AMTA member you will need to enter a conference discount code number […]

January 22, 2018 | By More