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Music Therapists Appointed to NJ State Board

Music Therapists Appointed to NJ State Board

MUSIC THERAPISTS APPOINTED TO NJ STATE BOARDSubmitted by Paula Unsal, Chair NJSTF In June 2021, board certified music therapists, Carol Ann Blank and Brian Abrams were appointed by Governor Phil Murphy to three year terms on the Board of Creative Arts and Activities Therapies.  The appointments came after a months-long process that involved vetting and […]

July 28, 2021 | By More
Appointed Positions are Available

Appointed Positions are Available

Hello music therapists of the Mid-Atlantic Region! The new executive board was seated at the end of June, and we are looking for those who may be interested in holding various appointed positions on the board and also for representatives to national committees within AMTA including: Executive Board Positions (non-voting) Historian Newsletter Editor Parliamentarian AMTA […]

July 16, 2021 | By More
Call for Papers 2022- Now Open!

Call for Papers 2022- Now Open!

Our conference will be held April 7th-9th, 2022 IN PERSON at the Hilton Harrisburg (1 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101) in Harrisburg, PA. The “Call for Papers” is OPEN and we will only accept online submissions. Before filling out the online form, please review the following documents: The 2022 Conference Proposal Review Information provides […]

July 15, 2021 | By More
Statewide Partnership To Provide Music Therapy Services To Frontline Healthcare Workers

Statewide Partnership To Provide Music Therapy Services To Frontline Healthcare Workers

BIG NEWS FOR MUSIC THERAPY IN PENNSYLVANIA WOLF ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE PARTNERSHIP TO PROVIDE MUSIC THERAPY SERVICES TO FRONTLINE HEALTHCARE WORKERS Kudos and congratulations to the Pennsylvania State Task Force for working so hard to make this happen! It truly is BIG NEWS! Read the press release here: https://www.media.pa.gov/Pages/council-on-the-arts_details.aspx?newsid=19&fbclid=IwAR3Dtf8AtNvLOcKL50v_dYYMLSwOnjFLDoOOq66C5pejRw5-FuKiYJzXDjg

June 14, 2021 | By More
Big News: Music Therapy Licensure in Maryland!

Big News: Music Therapy Licensure in Maryland!

Maryland SB 82 was enacted into law on June 2, 2021. This bill creates a music therapy license, which will be overseen by the newly expanded Board of Audiologists, Hearing-Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists. Congratulations and thank you to the members of the Maryland Task Force (Tatyana Martin, co-chair, Niki Delk Runge, co-chair, […]

June 14, 2021 | By More
MAR-AMTA 2021-2023 Election Candidates

MAR-AMTA 2021-2023 Election Candidates

The MAR-AMTA Nominating Committee is proud to present the slate candidates for MAR-AMTA Executive Board and Assembly of Delegates for the 2021-2023 term.    Candidate information can be found at this link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1GcejQAc2lh_FvFL5AAObqF-eyYhyzwJb?usp=sharing   Here you will find each candidate’s biographical information, as well as motivation and interest in running.  In addition, audio versions of each candidate’s […]

April 25, 2021 | By More
MAR-AMTA Membership Business Meeting

MAR-AMTA Membership Business Meeting

Join us for our 2021 Spring Membership Business Meeting scheduled for Saturday, April 17th from 7:00PM – 9:00PM and Sunday, April 18th from 7:00PM – 8:00PM.  These meetings will take place via zoom and login information is provided via email and Facebook Private Event.  WE WILL USE THE SAME LOGIN INFORMATION FOR BOTH MEETINGS.   As […]

April 15, 2021 | By More
MAR-AMTA Statement on Anti-Asian Racist Attacks

MAR-AMTA Statement on Anti-Asian Racist Attacks

The Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association condemns the anti-Asian racist attacks throughout the country. The Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities have experienced exponential increases in anti-Asian racism since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, making Asians the third most targeted group for violence in the United States behind Black people […]

February 18, 2021 | By More
2021 MAR-AMTA Call for Nominations

2021 MAR-AMTA Call for Nominations

The Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association is calling for nominations for the following open Executive Board and Assembly of Delegates positions:  President-elect, 6 year term  Vice President for Membership, 2 year term Vice President for Conference Planning-elect, 4 year term Treasurer-elect, 2 year term Government Relations-elect, 4 year term Public Relations Chair, […]

February 15, 2021 | By More
Be a Conference Sponsor!

Be a Conference Sponsor!

Be a Conference Sponsor! There are three sponsorship levels that will allow you to connect with conference participants.   Gold Level Sponsor With your gift of $500 or more, you receive the following benefits:  Formal recognition during the opening ceremony.  Participation in the virtual open house.  Your logo displayed on conference advertising materials online.  Social media […]

February 10, 2021 | By More