MTABC News

Call for Papers! MTABC Annual Conference

Call for Papers Deadline July 1, 2019 MTABC Conference Committee is busy planning for our annual conference in November 2, 2019. This year’s theme is “Moving Our Profession Forward: From Loneliness into Connection” and the keynote speaker is Dr. Kristine Theurer. If you are interested in presenting and you are available…

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Meet Our New Conference Chair!

Brittany Robart is an accredited Music Therapist working with clients in Vancouver, Surrey, and Abbotsford. Brittany received her bachelor’s degree from the Music Therapy program at Capilano University in June of 2018. She currently works as a contract Music Therapist at BC Women’s Hospital in addictions and mental health, as well…

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March is Music Therapy Awareness Month!

A NIGHT OUT FOR MUSIC HEALS: SATURDAY MARCH 2ND 2019, 8:00PM This annual event brings together the Nightlife and Bar industry to raise funds and awareness for music therapy programs across Canada. This event raises over $20,000 per year with over 100 venues representing every province and territory! Help us celebrate…

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New! Monthly e-newsletter is starting March 1!

We’re happy to announce that MTABC will now be sending out a monthly e-newsletter! This e-newsletter will be very brief with the purpose of connecting the MTABC community to what is going in the near future as well as reminding our members of benefits that are available to them as an…

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Meet our new Vice President!

Sheila Lee, MA, MTA, FAMI, RCC MTABC Vice-President Sheila is excited to be back on the Board once again! Her past roles include MTABC Director of Public Relations for two years and Co-Chair of the “Music Therapy and Kids: 10 Big Ideas for Little People” symposium for four years. Sheila is…

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Farewell and Welcome!

We would like to bid a fond farewell with grateful hearts to Brooke Angus as she steps down from the administrative position at the MTABC. We thank her deeply for all of her hard work and devotion to the MTABC and wish her well on all her future endeavors! We would…

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New! Music Therapy TED Talks page

Check out our new Music Therapy TED Talks page. Youtube links are created for you to watch acclaimed TED Talks by board-certified music therapists, accredited music therapists, and other health professionals. With their first-hand experience, they provide stories and examples of music therapy research, case studies, and real music therapy techniques…

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Renew your membership!

Don’t forget to renew your MTABC membership and review your profile to make sure that it is up-to-date. Not a member? Consider joining! For more information on membership click here. Looking forward to a great 2018/2019 season! The MTABC board

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New! Honoured Life Members Page

Over the years many Music Therapists have made a significant contribution to the profession of Music Therapy. To honour them and their contributions, MTABC has granted these members Lifetime memberships. On Saturday April 6 at the AGM, Marni Brechin, Stephen Williams and D.Louise Whitehead were honoured for their contribution and commitment…

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Call for Papers!

Call for Papers Deadline July 1, 2018 MTABC Conference Committee is busy planning for our annual conference in October 19-20, 2018. This year’s theme is “Moving the Profession Forward; Re-conceptualizing Canadian Music Therapy within an Evolving World” and the keynote speaker is Dr. Laurel Young. If you are interested in presenting…

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