2015 Regional Music Therapy Conference: Join us in Ocean City, MD for the time of your life!

Save the Date!

The 2019 Conference will be held Friday, March 8 through

Sunday, March 10.

The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA.

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

CMTE Waiting List

2019 MAR-AMTA Conference Registration Now Open

2019 Conference Program

2019 MAR Reston Prospectus

Hyatt Regency Reston Conference Hotel Reservations

Hotel Details & Information


Conference Updates and Announcements

  • Conference App is Live

    (2/28/2019) - The conference app is live and ready to go! Please download the app by searching for ‘MAR events’ in the app store, or by following this link: The app allows you to easily find sessions of interest, connect with other conference attendees, find local places to eat, share photos taken at conference, among other […]
  • Hotel Details & Information

    (1/12/2019) - Hotel Rates Single Occupancy: $159.00 Double Occupancy: $159.00 Triple Occupancy: $184.00 Quadruple Occupancy: $209.00 Guest rooms have free Wi-Fi. All guests have free access to the on-site swimming pool and fitness center. Parking: Daily ($10) and Overnight ($8) Cut-off date for discounted rates is February 13, 2019. The hotel is within Reston Town Center which […]
  • 2019 MAR-AMTA Conference Registration NOW OPEN!

    (1/9/2019) - Registration is now open for the 2019 MAR-AMTA Conference! Click here to register, but please read the below information first. Registration link: 2019 MAR-AMTA Conference CMTE Slate MAR-AMTA 2019 Hyatt Regency Reston Hotel Reservations IMPORTANT INFO BEFORE REGISTERING! If you are registering as an AMTA member you will need to enter a conference discount […]
  • Submit Your Research for the 2019 MAR Research Poster Session

    (10/20/2018) -
  • 2019 Call for Proposals

    (7/16/2018) - The 2019 Call for Proposals is now open! The conference will be held March 8-10, 2019, in Reston, VA at the Hyatt Regency Reston. WE WILL ACCEPT ONLINE SUBMISSIONS ONLY. Before filling out the online form, PLEASE REVIEW the following documents: The 2019 Conference Proposal Review Information provides information on items that reviewers will be paying […]
  • CMTE Waiting List

    (4/2/2018) - For some CMTE topics, a certain course size is a must. Can you imagine trying to learn piano improv in a group of 30? Or have a good, interactive course about anything with more than 60 people? This year, we offered presenters the opportunity to tell us how many people is too many to provide […]
  • 2018 Proposed Changes to Constitution and Bylaws

    (3/28/2018) - 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 […]
  • Annual MAR Yard Sale Information

    (3/22/2018) - 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 […]
  • Conference App Information

    (3/16/2018) - 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 […]
  • Hotel Discount Extension

    (3/13/2018) - 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, […]


Past MAR Conferences

More information about previous Mid-Atlantic Region Music Therapy Conferences is available in the conference archives. Click here to access the archives.