Tag: 2016 MAR Conference

VP for Conference Planning Letter

VP for Conference Planning Letter

Hello MAR, The 2016 conference in Harrisburg, PA was an exceptional event, thanks to the 748 attendees, the dynamic local committee, talented musicians, and the conference session offerings. This was the biggest conference to date and it was an honor to be a part of the process. The conference evaluation is now closed and we […]

April 30, 2016 | By More
2016 Special Elections!

2016 Special Elections!

2016 Special Elections Slate of Nominees (Approved 3/18/2016)   Vice President for Membership Beth Deyermond, MA, MT-BC has been a practicing music therapist for the past fourteen years.  She currently serves as the Music Therapy Department Chairperson and Internship Director at The Center for Discovery in Harris, NY.  She received her Bachelors of Science in […]

April 1, 2016 | By More
Updated Information for “Turned On Tuned In” Symposium

Updated Information for “Turned On Tuned In” Symposium

If you received a brochure for the May 2nd Symposium at the Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine, “Turned On Tuned In”, please make sure you have the correct information. Some incorrect brochures accidentally went out at conference. The correct brochure can be downloaded here.

March 29, 2016 | By More
Volunteers Needed!!

Volunteers Needed!!

Volunteers Needed for Scholarship Review! MAR is looking for 5-6 people who are interested in serving as reviewers for AMTA Scholarship submissions. Those selected should be available to serve as reviewers for at least three AMTA scholarships offered within the calendar year (from now until December 2016). Please email President Gabby Ritter atmaramtapresident@gmail.com ASAP if […]

March 29, 2016 | By More
Research Committee Announcements!!

Research Committee Announcements!!

Research Award Recipients Dr. Wendy Magee was awarded the MAR Research/Special Project Award for her research project “Exploring the clinical utility of the Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness (MATADOC) with end-stage Dementia”. And, Dr. John Carpente was awarded the MAR Collaborative Research Award for his research project “Validity and Reliability Evidence for a Music Therapy […]

March 25, 2016 | By More
Alumni Reception at Conference

Alumni Reception at Conference

Drexel University Music Therapy Alumni Reception at MAR-AMTA Conference: Please join Flossie Ierardi, Joke Bradt, and Scott Horowitz on Thursday, March 17, 7:00-8:30 PM in the hotel lounge. Please confirm location at the Drexel University Exhibit Table.  

February 27, 2016 | By More
Preliminary Conference Program!

Preliminary Conference Program!

  It’s that time of year! The preliminary conference program has been posted on our conference page! Check it out here.   Additional information about conference is available on the website and will be updated quite often within the next few weeks. Announcements and revisions for conference information will be coming in fast– so be sure […]

January 13, 2016 | By More
2016 Conference Registration Fees

2016 Conference Registration Fees

The 2016 Regional Conference in quickly approaching! Registration is expected to open in January so check back for updates!! Registration Prices Professional Member By 2/12/2016 After 2/12/2016 Full conference $150 $175 Single Day $115 $130 CMTE only $15 $15 Non-Member Full conference $190 $210 Single Day $150 $170 CMTE only $15 $15 Student Members By […]

December 5, 2015 | By More
Nominations for the Music Therapy Advocacy Award

Nominations for the Music Therapy Advocacy Award

  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 […]

October 17, 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