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Alumni Interview: Anna McChesney #45

  Anna C. McChesney currently works as a music therapist with two juvenile detention centers and is working towards a license as a professional counselor. One of Anna’s biggest learning moments during her time at internship came while beginning the contract for Healing Notes Inc….

Alumni Interview: Carmen Steele-Abundex #17

Interviewed by Kristen McSorley, Current Intern #124 This next interview is with Carmen Steele-Abundez, Intern #17. Carmen currently works in several positions, effectively balancing time between her career and family. She recalls an early internship memory at MusicWorx that taught her the importance of asserting yourself…

Alumni Interview: Sarah Sendlbeck Ernst, #121

Interviewed by Amy Dunlap, Intern #121. I think you will enjoy what Sarah Sendlbeck Ernst, Intern #105, has to say about entrepreneurship, following your heart, and being in the moment. An influential therapist and business owner, Sarah has made the most of her years post-internship…

Alumni Interview: Veronica May, #61

Interviewed by Amy Dunlap, Intern #121. Originally from Colorado,Veronica May, Intern #61, came to San Diego for internship and remains there today. Talented and enthusiastic are two words I would use to describe Veronica, both as a musician and a therapist. Thank you Veronica for…

Alumni Interview: Chelsea Davis, #57

Intern # 57, Chelsea Davis Chelsea’s internship experience shaped her life and future differently than most.  She was struggling emotionally on top of the hectic and demanding schedule.  She learned a lot about the importance of self-care, which I (Brianna) also learned the hard way. …

Alumni Interview: Anna Smith, #120

Anna Smith, Intern #120, was at MusicWorx from January to June of 2013. She finished her undergraduate courses at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS. Though I first met Anna a few years ago at a regional conference, I was interested to see where…

Alumni Interview: Brianna Larsen, #122

Brianna Larsen, Intern #122 Interviewed by Kristen McSorley, Intern #124  Brianna was my senior intern and just recently completed her internship in September 2013! Since that time, she has passed her board exam, gaining her MT-BC credential and began sub-contracting with the company Music Therapy…

Alumni Interview: Rebecca Riley Olin #46

Rebecca Riley Olin, #46 Interviewed by Lindsay Tucker, Current Intern #126 The word of advice Becky Riley Olin gives to future interns is “dive in head first!” She notes the importance of learning through the challenging situations, and shares how the MusicWorx internship contributed to…

Alumni Interview: Jenna Bollard, #108

Interviewed by Kristen McSorley, Current Intern #124 Jenna Bollard speaks passionately of her growth during her MusicWorx internship. She recalls learning immensely from the diverse settings available, in turn opening her mind to potential job opportunities once she left MusicWorx. She also learned how to…