Blogs

Making the Equivalent Switch

By Rebecca Chen, MusicWorx Intern So, you are interested in music therapy, but you are not sure if you want to join the field. You watched an inspiring documentary about how music magically “unlocks” memories of a dementia patient, but you do not want to...

Diversifying Your Practice

By Anna Limina, MusicWorx Intern Financial Opportunities for Black Music Therapists Reading This! The Black Music Therapy Network is offering scholarships and grants to contribute to the advancement of black music therapists in the field. More Information Diversifying Your Practice In light of the recent...

The Education of Kids Without Homes

By Rachel Ferreira, MusicWorx Intern When you think of a person that is homeless, what image pops into your head? Perhaps it’s something like this. You probably don’t think of something like this: When talking about the homelessness problem we have in the United States,...

Anti-Racist Repertoire

By Anna Limina, MusicWorx Intern American music would not be what it is today without Black musicians. Period. Too often styles of music and songs were stolen, appropriated, and watered down by white folk. As music therapists especially, we must understand the history behind the...

The Circle of Grief

By Amanda Mears, MusicWorx Intern We’ve all heard of and experienced grief in some form. Grief is a word that has been appearing more and more in discussions everywhere lately. On top of any personal grief that you may be dealing with, the pandemic and...

The Colors of a Flame

By Brian Locascio, MusicWorx Intern When given the opportunity to work with MusicWorx and Resounding Joy Inc. I learned that I would get to conduct a case study and a special project. I began to ask myself, what are some populations in need that are...

How to Be an Intern in a Pandemic

By Anna Limina, MusicWorx Intern First of all… take a deep breath. Completing your Music Therapy internship can be overwhelming and scary, especially when you throw in a major historical event altering all reality in the mix! As students, we have all worked extremely hard...

Music Isn’t Scary!

By Amanda Mears, MusicWorx Intern Have you ever seen a musician perform and think, “I wish I could do that, but I’m not that talented!” Or, music therapists, have you heard people tell you that they’d love to play an instrument or sing, but they...

Making Songs Never Felt So Write

By Alicia Coleman, MusicWorx Intern For the completion of my internship, I wanted to develop a special project that focused on songwriting and recording... something that I was passionate about, something that got me excited, and something that I wouldn’t mind plugging away at for...