Winnwalker, Owen, Oar, Lee & Beer

Winnwalker, Owen, Oar, Lee & Beer

Music therapy student Kathrine Lee presented at the American Music Therapy Association national conference in Kansas City in November 2015, along with Marylhurst alumni and faculty.

In a late addition to the AMTA 2015 program, a group of experienced and budding music therapists shared insights in a presentation titled Healing Circles at Umpqua Community College: Honoring Sacred Space with Drum and Voice. Student Kathrine Lee was joined by Marylhurst music therapy alum Danielle Oar, clinical supervisor Jodi Winnwalker, program director Dr. Laura Beer and Ted Owen, who holds a certificate in music therapy from Marylhurst.

In other conference proceedings, Dr. Beer co-led a discussion titled East Meets West: Needs of Asian Students in the Classroom and Clinic, and she also participated in a panel discussion on Trending Topics: Adults.

The American Music Therapy Association is committed to the advancement of education, training, professional standards, credentials and research in support of the music therapy profession. The annual AMTA conference provides opportunities for growth in skills, research, advocacy, leadership and networking with music therapists from around the world.