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Welcome to the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association!

If you are an AMTA member and live within our region, then you are automatically a member of the incredible MAR! Being a member has numerous benefits including reduced rates at our amazing conferences and an accessible network of wonderful music therapists.

Read more about AMTA membership benefits here

Scroll down to see some of the fantastic benefits of being a MAR member!


Advocacy Resources

Did you know that MAR subsidizes PR Materials for it’s members? We are passionate about support  advocacy efforts within our region! For a complete list of materials available to you, visit the Public Relations Committee page.



To get connected, join our MAR email list serv

Stay up-to-date with the MAR Facebook page


Membership Spotlight

We love to shine our spotlight on our amazing members! Check out previous Membership Spotlight articles below!

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

    (1/23/2018) -   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 […]
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    Membership Spotlight: Rick Soshensky

    (2/13/2017) - Membership Spotlight: Rick Soshensky, MA, LCAT, MT-BC, NRMT Describe your career as a music therapist—education, populations served:What brought you to the field of music therapy or why did you decide to pursue music therapy as a profession? I originally wanted to be an original singer/songwriter such as Bruce Springsteen or Tom Petty but after trying […]
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    Membership Spotlight- Julie Lipson, MA, MT-BC

    (8/15/2016) - Julie Lipson, MA, MT-BC Membership Spotlight Questions Describe your career as a music therapist—education, populations served, etc. I have been running my private practice, Inner Rhythms Music Therapy since 2013. I am constantly surprised and delighted by the individuals and groups who reach out for services. Over the past few years, I have run groups […]
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    Membership Spotlight!

    (4/30/2016) - Membership Spotlight Rita Mayhew, MMT, MT-BC Music Therapy Curriculum Coordinator Howard Community College Columbia, MD My music therapy career began quite a while ago. My professional career has been a mix of teaching, clinical work and administrative duties. I have a BA in Music and History and Government from Notre Dame College in Cleveland, OH. […]
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    Membership Spotlight: Robert Miller, MS, MT-BC

    (1/24/2016) - This quarter, the Member Spotlight shines on Robert Miller, MS, MT-BC, Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery. Describe your career as a music therapist—education, populations served, etc. I have an undergraduate degree in Music Education from West Chester University in PA. I taught elementary school general music classes in Pennsville, NJ for two years […]

Know someone who deserves to be nominated for our next Membership Spotlight? Send in your nomination by clicking on the following link: Membership Spotlight Nomination Form

Member Support

If you are having financial difficulty, you may apply for the Membership Support Fund by October 1st to help pay for 75% of your AMTA dues. Click here to read more about the Membership Support Fund and get details on how to apply.

AMTA also offers installment plans for payment of membership dues and various membership types.

To support member involvement at the MAR conference, two $300 conference support awards are available each year. To be considered for this award, all applicants must submit a MAR Regional Conference award form: Applications must be received by February 1st.

New MAR Professional Members

If you recently completed your internship, please fill out the linked form to receive your MAR New Professional Packet.

If you recently moved to the MAR, please fill out the New to Region Professional Form to receive a welcome packet and a $75 discount coupon to the next MAR-AMTA Regional Conference!