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Dedicated, creative and accomplished musician (piano, horn, voice, trumpet, guitar and Orff instruments) with extensive experience working with children on the autism spectrum, and a passion to serve individuals of all ages and developmental levels seeks the opportunity to provide positive music therapy experiences to help individuals discover their greatest potential.
2002 – 2006 Eastern
Bachelor’s of Music Therapy
n Graduated summa cum laude with a 3.97 GPA
n Deans List each semester
Certification Board for Music Therapists, Inc.
Music Therapist-Board Certified
§ December 2006
Music therapy practicum 1 hour each week for 26 weeks with children on the autism spectrum in an elementary school under the supervision of a board certified music therapist. Responsibilities included planning and leading musical experiences using voice and various instruments while observing and documenting progress.
Music therapy practicum 2 hours each week for 26 weeks working with adults diagnosed with developmental disabilities in a residential setting under the supervision of a board certified music therapist. Responsibilities included assessment, developing a treatment plan based on the assessment, implementing music therapy experiences, and documenting progress.
Music therapy practicum 2 hours each week for 28 weeks with older adults with dementia in an adult-day-care setting under the supervision of two board certified music therapists. Responsibilities included assessment, developing treatment plans based on the assessments, developing and implementing music therapy experiences, documenting and evaluating progress, and transitioning the clients to a new therapist.
2007-Present Hospice of
n Assess, develop, and implement music therapy interventions to provide individuals the highest quality of life
2002 – Present
n French horn performer in concert band and brass quintet
n French horn clinician for various high school groups
n Vocalist and keyboardist with jazz/rock ensemble
2006 – October 2006 Community Therapy Services
Music Therapy Intern
n Observe, assess, and develop treatment plans, create and implement music interventions, document, and evaluate music therapy treatment with individuals of all ages
n Clients include children in early intervention, children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and diagnoses on the autism spectrum, and older adults with developmental disabilities
n Creative interventions include the use of Orff instruments, the Q-Chord, guitar, voice, piano, and a variety of percussion instruments
2006 – October 2006
n Engage individuals of all ages in creative musical learning experiences designed to teach water safety skills while developing swimming abilities
July 2006 – October
and Scott Hurley
n Implement Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy with a two-year-old boy diagnosed with autism
2005 – May 2006
Swim Instructor Supervisor
n Develop and implement creative swim lesson plans each week
n Supervise other instructors and ensure security of the pool
n Ensure safety of children ages 0-14
Golden Key Honors Society
Phi Kappa Phi Honors Fraternity
Music Service Awards
Juanita Weddige Scholarship Recipient
Mary F. Phipps Memorial Scholarship Recipient
Regent’s Scholarship Recipient
Air Force Basic Military Training Honor Graduate