Dr. Laura Beer, director of the music therapy program, gave a talk titled Music Therapy: A Healing Art and Clinical Modality at the National Federation of Music Clubs' conference in June 2014.
Department of Music
MM in Ethnomusicology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
BM in Education, Eastern Illinois University
Jill Poris has spent many years studying, performing and teaching music from Zimbabwe, Indonesia and Uganda. Current areas of performance and study include Balkan music and traditional American music. She completed her master's thesis on shamanic music in Nepal.