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Music Therapy Schools Directory

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What would make finding music therapy schools easier? You may have noticed that Music Therapy Source recently got a new look. I’m really happy with it, as I think it better communicates some of the resources available here. One of the new resources that I’m really excited about is the Music Therapy Source School Guide. The original directory, with links to each school, is still available here for free and was recently updated. But the new school guide goes above and beyond! In it, you will find tuition information, a list of…

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How to Prepare for a Music Therapy Degree

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In this video, I answer a question from a mom named Shelly. She wondered what her trumpet-playing son could do while still in high school to prepare for entering a music therapy degree program. I provided four tips about how to prepare for a music therapy degree program. One of those tips is to review basic music theory. Here is the exact book I used to review and test out of an introductory music theory course, saving time and money: Harmony and Theory: A Comprehensive Source for All Musicians (Essential…

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Tell all the high schoolers…

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I was darn lucky. I stumbled upon music therapy as a potential career when I was still in high school. This provided a significant advantage. I knew what I wanted, I dove right in, and I saved a lot of time. And now I’m on a mission. I want to do anything and everything I can to get high schoolers interested in music therapy as a career choice. I’ve talked with too many middle-aged and later-life musicians who have said, “If I had known about music therapy earlier, I definitely would have…

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