Music Therapy 20th Anniversary Celebration

WORKSHOPS

From Orphan to Sage: Trauma-Informed Music Therapy with Adolescents

  • Open to all professionals and student professionals who work with adolescents.
  • Presenter: Michael Viega, Ph.D., LCAT, MT-BC
  • Date and Location: September 28 in the Calloway Peak Room (137A) of the Plemmons Student Union on the campus of Appalachian State University.
  • Time: 9:00 a.m.- 3:45 p.m.

Traversing Soundscape: Exploring the Clinical Use of Digital Technology in Music Therapy

  • Open to music therapists and music therapy students.
  • Presenter: Michael Viega, Ph.D., LCAT, MT-BC
  • Date and Location: September 29 in the Calloway Peak Room (137A) of the Plemmons Student Union on the campus of Appalachian State University.
  • Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:15 p.m.

Michael ViegaPresenter's Bio

Michael Viega, Ph.D., LCAT, MT-BC, is an assistant professor of music therapy at the State University of New York (SUNY), New Paltz, and a Fellow in the Association of Music and Imagery. He has published and presented on a wide range of topics such as hip hop and music therapy, arts-based research methodologies, therapeutic songwriting and adverse childhood experiences and adolescent development. He serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Music Therapy, Music Therapy Perspectives and Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. He is currently the president of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association (MAR-AMTA). On a national level, he serves on the AMTA Assembly of Delegates.

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RECEPTION

You're Invited!

A reception in celebration of the first 20 years of the Music Therapy Program will be held in the Solarium of Plemmons Student Union. All are welcome to join in the festivities!