Archive for Music Therapy
The Atlanta AMTA National Conference will be here before we know it! Conference presentation submissions will be due April 1, which is just days away
A video recorded at this year’s Great Lakes Regional AMTA conference. Enjoy!
Jim Borling is a professor of music therapy at Radford University, a fellow of, and trainer for, the Bonny Method of GIM, and the co-creator of Conscious Drumming
Thinking about attending the MTD Level One in Houston, Texas?
Thinking you might be interested in an MTD training, or perhaps a regional conference, or both? Check out this video prefacing the Lake Geneva location and GLR conference happenings.
What instruments you use, and how often? Anything unique with a particular purpose? Something that you’ve found to be indispensable within your practice?
A rhythmic phrase that cycles over and over again is like an old-fashioned merry-go-round. Orientation is an awareness of how not only to grab onto one “ring” within a rhythmic phrase, but any of the “rings” (notes) within the cycle.
We’ve all been in that situation where we are tapping our toe along to a jazz solo (or to some other music style solo), and all of a sudden, we realize that we might not be tapping on the beat we thought we were. This is a description of fortitude, and how it relates to rhythmic acuity.
The Rhythmic Acuity Measurement Scale, or RAMS, is a tool that assesses one’s current level of rhythmic acuity in nine different developmental categories. RAMS initially seeks to play a role in helping therapists to develop our own rhythmic acuity.
Here are a couple of company’s items that may help some of your clients in active music experiences.