2022 Inaugural AMTA Symposium

November 13-16, 2022. The 2022 AMTA Symposium offers up to 35 pre-approved CMTE Credits, as well as a keynote address, film screenings, interactive music making opportunities and more! Scroll down to learn more about the program, rates and scholarships!
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at a glance...

    1. Navigating the Symposium

    2. Download the Symposium Program

    3. Frequently Asked Questions

    4. Code of Conduct

    5. Setting up Zoom for participants in online live music making

    1. A Message from AMTA Vice President Andrea Dalton

    2. Our Symposium Sponsors

    3. Oxford University Press Special Collection

    4. An encouraging message from Gabby Giffords to Symposium participants

    5. AMTA Book Sale!

    1. 1:00-2:30 EST Carol Bitcon Lecture: Dr. Juliana Mosley-Williams. "The Do-Re-Mi of Cultural Humility"

    2. 3-7:30 EST Understanding Ethics & Developing Practical/Moral Wisdom 101 (5 CMTE; 5 LCAT) with members of the AMTA Ethics Board

    3. 8:00 EST Orchestrating Change: Film Screening and Q&A

    1. 9 AM EST Ukulele Jam! with Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer

    2. 10 AM-2:30 PM EST: Becoming a Music-Centered Therapist (5 CMTE; 5 LCAT) with Suzanne Sorel and guests

    3. 3-7:30 PM EST: Where Words and Music Meet: Conversations on Clinical Practice (5 CMTE; 5 LCAT) with Bronwen Landless, Rachel Quirbach, and Emme Hooks. Made possible by a grant from The DLCM Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation.

    4. 8:00 PM EST: Film Screening and Q+A: "The Beat of the Heart" with Brian Schreck and Jeremy Frindel

    1. 9 AM EST Mindful Movement with Hillary Sametz

    2. 10-2:30 EST Conversations on Systemic Change and Cultural Responsiveness: Exploration, Experiences & Education (5 CMTE; 5 LCAT) with Anysia Palmer, Lauren Wilkerson, Annie Heiderscheidt, Juyoung Lee, and Emma Moonier

    3. 3-7:30 EST Developing a Pre-Internship Supervision Program (5 CMTE Credits) with Joy Allen and guests

    4. 8:00 EST Interactive Online Musicing with Trevor New and Mike Viega hosted by the David Ott Lab for Music and Health

    1. 9 AM EST Musicking with Michelle Muth

    2. 10-2:30 EST Strategic Partnership Models for Sustainable Music Therapy Growth (5 CMTE; 5 LCAT) with Nicole O'Malley, Dena Register and Judy Simpson

    3. 3-7:30 EST Establishing Relational Safety: A Collaborative Process with Clients in Guided Imagery and Music (5 CMTE; 5 LCAT) with Lisa Summer, Christine Routhier and Sally McKnight Harrison

    4. Closing Session- Music Therapy Game Night!

About the Symposium

  • $50-$150
  • Scholarships Available
  • Earn up to 35 CMTE Credits

Symposium Pricing Options

We are offering three, self-determined payment levels for this year's symposium. Registrants can choose their payment level based on these payment plan guidelines. Select the rate that works best for you and copy the code that you'd like to use for the checkout page. Many scholarships are available for students, interns, and new professionals (see below).

  • $50: enter code symposium50 at checkout

    You are struggling to meet basic needs and you have minimal expendable income

  • $100: enter code symposium100 at checkout

    You are able to meet basic needs and you have expendable income

  • $150: no code needed at checkout

    You comfortably meet basic needs and you have ample expendable income

Scholarship Information

Thanks to our generous sponsors, 250 symposium scholarships have been distributed to students, interns, and new professionals! You can be added to the waitlist should additional scholarships become available.
Liquid Mind Musical Healthcare; Houston Methodist Leading Medicine

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Extended Access!

Can't make it to all of the courses?

The majority of the symposium's learning content will be available to registrants asynchronously through February 28, 2023 right here on AMTA-U!

Thanks to our generous sponsors!

>>Presenting Sponsor: Liquid Mind Musical Health >>Educational Underwriters: The Center for Performing Arts Medicine at Houston Methodist & Liquid Mind Musical Healthcare

Liquid Mind Musical Healthcare