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Karaoke: A Night of Stars

by Jennifer Ray Our First Karaoke Night On Friday, October 13th, Roman Music Therapy Services invited the community and the agencies that we serve to our first ever Family Karaoke and Open Mic night. The ...
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Karaoke and Open Mic Night

Karaoke and Open Mic Night! Do you frequent karaoke nights around town or have you ever dreamed of signing on stage but haven’t found the right venue? Well, Roman Music Therapy Services has your answer ...
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Women in Recovery and Music Therapy

It’s a Thursday afternoon, and one of Roman Music Therapy Services lead therapists, Laetitia Brundage, has pulled up in front of the home where she will be seeing her next clients.  Inside, ten to twelve ...
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Music Therapy for Early Childhood

Music Therapy For Early Childhood Everyone can make music! It’s true! Whether singing along to your favorite song, tapping a beat on a bongo or experimenting on GarageBand©, everyone has the ability to create music ...
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Music Therapy, AMTA and Belonging

-by Annette Whitehead-Pleaux, MA, MT-BC AMTA as a community As with most allied health professions, music therapy has a professional organization, the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).  The purpose of AMTA “is to advance public ...
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The Intersection Between Music and Medicine

NPR's Robert Siegel, host of All Things Considered, recently spoke with the director of the National Institutes of Health, Francis Collins, and Renee Fleming, world renowned soprano and Artistic Advisor at Large at the Kennedy Center ...
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Turn up the Heat with Summer Music Events!

Summer is  (almost) here! If you are a parent you might be wondering, as I find myself doing right now, which is a busier month, December or June?! Between end of school year events, field ...
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Drumming to De-Stress

Beating the Drum with the Chamber! On May 17th, Roman Music Therapy Services had the opportunity to host members of the Wakefield-Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce for an evening of networking and...drumming! A free event for ...
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I Have a Drum! Now What?

Why Music? A music therapist’s voice can be so important, especially when reaching out to populations that are not always able to respond and communicate by conventional means. Music has an impact on all areas of ...
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Music Therapy and Military Populations

The History of Music Therapy in Military Populations The history of using music therapy to help post-combat veterans dates back to the days after World War I, when community musicians performed in military hospitals for ...
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