What is Music Therapy?

March 15, 2018 – Presenter: Virginia Gray, MT-BC
“When we look at the body of evidence that the arts contribute to our society, it’s absolutely astounding. Music therapists are breaking down the walls of silence and affliction of autism, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease.” Michael Greene, President & CEO of NARAS – 1997 Grammy Awards. Come learn about the science behind using music for recovery through the field of music therapy. Virginia Gray, a board certified music therapist with Houston Methodist Hospital, will describe the education and clinical work of a music therapist, review the history of the field and how it has changed over the course of the last 70 years, and highlight music as a human phenomenon and therapeutic tool.