Music Therapy Conferences

Spring 2019 Conferences:

Music Therapy in Trauma
(4 CMTEs/LCATs)
Friday, February 8, 2019,  from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.,
Public Square, Larini Room, Second Floor, Molloy College, Rockville Centre campus  
Presenter: Jen Sokira

Further information can be found by clicking here: To be placed on our mailing list, please call 516-323-3554 or email: cthomas@molloy.edu.

Keeping in Time With Groove: An Experiential Exploration of Groove in Music Therapy
(7 CMTEs/LCATs)
Saturday, March 23, 2019,  from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
Public Square, Larini Room, Second Floor, Molloy College, Rockville Centre campus  
Presenter: Nir Sadovnik

Explore the concept of groove in the context of music therapy. We will define it theoretically, delve into it through case vignettes, and play it on various instruments, with and without the use of technology.. Participants will learn simple yet effective ways of facilitating groove-based music styles and improvisational techniques in including Blues, Rock, Hard Rock, Salsa, Reggae, Bossa Nova, Funk, and Hip-hop. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Click here for the conference webpage.

Cases of Musical Relationships Between Clients and Therapists: An Integrative Approach Rooted in Psychodynamic and Relational Understandings 
(6 CMTEs/LCATs)
Saturday, April 27, 2019, 
9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m., Public Square, Larini Room, Second Floor, Molloy College, Rockville Centre campus  
Presenter: Inge Pederson, Aarborg University, Denmark

This workshop demonstrates an integrative theoretical foundation deeply rooted in a psychodynamic and relational understanding of the therapist-client musical relationship and highlights the further development of analytical and analytically oriented music therapy. Longitudinal case studies and vignettes can illustrate this relational understanding as a core element of the integrative approach. Further information can be found by clicking here

Summer 2019 Conferences:

Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine Conference
June 7-9, 2019

Please note: registration and information on the conference can be found on the Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine webpage at: http://www.isqrmm.org. While the conference is being hosted by Molloy College you must register through the  Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine.


The following are some links about our Music Therapy program that you may find interesting: 

Video on Molloy's Graduate Music Therapy Program https://vimeo.com/90795256
Twitter Account for Molloy's Graduate Music Therapy Program https://twitter.com/MusicMolloy
Facebook Page for Molloy's Graduate Music Therapy Program https://www.facebook.com/Graduate-Music-Therapy-at-Molloy-College-101924705247/