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Expression of Interest: MAR-AMTA Core Values Committee

Expression of Interest: MAR-AMTA Core Values Committee

The MAR-AMTA is in the process of developing a Regional Core Values statement.  As part of this process, we will also be reviewing the region’s mission statement and possibly creating a vision statement. Members of this committee will include…

May 11, 2022 | By More
MAR Social Media Code of Conduct

MAR Social Media Code of Conduct

The Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association takes pride in utilizing a variety of online platforms to foster community and open discourse. Current social media accounts include a Facebook page, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and a private Facebook group. The Social Media Code of Conduct is created and revised…

April 8, 2022 | By More
MAR Social Media Policy

MAR Social Media Policy

The Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association (MARAMTA) recognizes the value of the internet in shaping public thinking about our organization and the services we offer to the community. We encourage leadership and committee members to use any tool available to increase membership, communicate…

April 8, 2022 | By More
Anonymous Elections Timeline

Anonymous Elections Timeline

Anonymized voting was implemented as a way to increase equity. It was initiated as a response to feedback from historically marginalized group members who had incurred harm. There has been wide support for its implementation as well as voices of opposition. This timeline is being shared…

April 5, 2022 | By More
2022 Bylaws Revision Proposals

2022 Bylaws Revision Proposals

Below, you can find the 2022 Bylaws proposed revisions and rationale. Thank you to all those who contributed feedback and suggestions for this year’s revision proposals. Some have been included, some will be looked at for next year’s revisions in order to give them due diligence, and some are outside…

April 5, 2022 | By More
General Conference Announcements!

General Conference Announcements!

We are so excited to have our first in person and/or virtual gathering since 2019! Our 2022 MAR-AMTA Conference is going to be fantastic! There has been a lot of planning, organizing, and meeting to make sure this conference is successful! Thank you to all those who have assisted…

April 4, 2022 | By More
Music Therapy at Howard University

Music Therapy at Howard University

Howard University, founded in 1867, is the only HBCU with a music therapy program within the MAR! The music program started at the school in 1870, and as of 2021 has been renamed as Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts in honor of the great alumnus. MAR-AMTA wants to take time to help raise awareness of and provide support to this impressive and innovative Music Therapy program. Join us in…

March 22, 2022 | By More
Conference 2022: Hotel Match!

Conference 2022: Hotel Match!

Our conference will be held at the Hilton Harrisburg, in Harrisburg PA from April 7th-April 9th, 2022. There are a variety of benefits to staying at the conference hotel, and one is being amongst our community’s energy! We understand many individuals may choose to stay in other accommodations for a variety of reasons, including economic hardship. To continue building the community’s energy and acknowledging the need for economic access, the MAR-AMTA is offering a new incentive to stay at the Hilton Harrisburg…

March 16, 2022 | By More
Still Time to Register for Conference 2022!

Still Time to Register for Conference 2022!

Registration will close on March 28th at 12:00am. In order to register at this rate, you will need to register BEFORE March 27th at 11:59pm. Please see below for all registration deadlines and prices…

March 15, 2022 | By More
MAR-AMTA’s FIRST Instrument Swap & Buy

MAR-AMTA’s FIRST Instrument Swap & Buy

COVID-19 has impacted the availability of instrument vendors, so we are thinking OUTSIDE of Box! One of the things we enjoy at conferences is the opportunity to refresh or add to our supply of music instruments. With your support, we are organizing a table in the exhibit hall for you to bring, swap, and buy instruments. To support this project…

March 13, 2022 | By More