Music Department Faculty and Staff
Music Therapy Special Projects Coordinator and Adjunct Faculty
Lora Heller, M.S., L.C.A.T., M.T.-B.C. is Special Projects Coordinator and adjunct instructor for Music Therapy at Molloy College. Lora has focused mainly in early childhood music therapy in both medical and educational settings. After completing her Master of Science inSpecial/DeafEducation, she developed Baby Fingers LLC - a music and sign language program for families with young children. Lora has supervised and trained music therapy students from Molloy College and elsewhere and has presented at conferences both regionally and nationally. A member of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), Lora serves on the New York State Task Force on Occupational Regulation (NYSTF), regarding implementation of requirements for the New York State Licensure in Creative Arts Therapy. The author of seven sign language books for children, she also co-authored a chapter in Meeting the Needs of Our Clients Creatively, a college textbook about music therapy with the dying and bereaved. More about Lora Heller.