Music Therapy

Please Note: Application requirements have changed as of November 2013. See the new application form for details.

Music Therapy Program
 
 Are you a skilled musician?
 
Do you like to work with and help people?
 
Do you find music therapeutic in your own life?
 
YOU should consider a career in
 
Music Therapy
 
 
 
 
What is music therapy?

According to the American Music Therapy Association, Music Therapy is an established healthcare profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals of all ages. Music therapy improves the quality of life for persons who are well and meets the needs of children and adults with disabilities or illnesses. Music therapy interventions can be designed to:

Promote wellness
Manage stress
Alleviate pain
Express feelings
Enhance memory
Improve communication
Promote physical rehabilitation
 
Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness in a wide variety of healthcare and educational settings. For audition requirements into our program, download the Music Therapy Application at the bottom of this page. 
 
If you have any questions about our program, please contact Maureen Hearns at maureen.hearns@usu.edu.
 

Music Therapy Faculty:

 
 
Music Therapy Resource Links:
 
 
Downloads
Music Therapy 4-Year Plan (PDF)
Music Therapy Application Form (PDF)
Voice Jury Form (PDF)
Song Analysis Form (PDF)
Practice Log (PDF)




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USU Music Department
4015 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322
435-797-3000
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http://music.usu.edu
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