Archive for Professionals

MTD Level 1 & 2 Intensive: Beverly, Massachusetts (near Boston)

                  MTD is excited to announce a summer training near Boston, Massachusetts.  We wish to offer gratitude to the Massachusetts Music Therapy Alliance for helping organize this event.   Information and registration can be found here.      

Highlighting: MTD at Nazareth College

Summer vacation has begun for me….this means time to do some things that have been much less plausible during a busy year of study and teaching.   I’ve had to place my blog postings by the wayside, and am now looking forward to offering a few reflections.     A few weeks ago, Mike Marcionetti […]

Upcoming MTD Level I in Los Angeles

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce the upcoming Music Therapy Drumming Level I Intensive in Los Angeles. This course increases skills, knowledge, and capacity to effectively use percussion techniques and rhythm-based music in clinical music therapy. MTD is a drumming-based curriculum that is specifically designed for music therapists, by music therapists. Our goal is […]

Drumming – The Challenge and the Gift

For the first time, music therapists have a resource that connects them to the rich musical heritage that has given us the most-used instrumental category in the field.

Level One Training Updates

If you are considering an MTD Level One Intensive training this year, here are a few updates: First, an Austin, Texas training is finalizing in October, and we will be posting detailed information on that soon.  Also, a Los Angeles training has been added to the schedule of events.  This will take place in November. Second, […]

AMTA Atlanta 2011: The Percussion Track

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

Highlighting: Voices Interview with Professor Jim Borling

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

Video of the Week



Music Therapy Drumming is a world drumming and clinical therapy curriculum primarily for Board-Certified Music Therapists (MT-BC). It is designed and presented by MT-BC's who are also professional percussionists.