Marylhurst alumni and faculty in the music therapy program took an active role in the planning and presentation of the 2014 Western Regional American Music Therapy Association conference in Portland.
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.