Introduction to Music Therapy

music therapy course

Key information:

Course dates:
Saturday 23–Sunday 24 July 2022
Course times:
10am–5pm, BST (UTC+1)
Age:
18+
Art form:
Music
Fees:
£250
Deadline:
9am, Friday 8 July 2022
Level of study:
Short Courses and Summer Schools
Mode of study:
In-person
Venue:
Guildhall School of Music & Drama
When:
Summer

Course info

This course is now full. Please join our waiting list and we will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Spaces are limited so early booking is encouraged.
  • The deadline for bookings is 9am on Friday 8 July 2022.
  • In the event of government restrictions, the course will move online and be delivered via Zoom.

Ages 18+

Course Dates & Times

Saturday 23–Sunday 24 July 2022
10am-5pm BST (UTC+1) Detailed schedule and exact timings to be confirmed nearer the start date. 

About Introduction to Music Therapy

This two-day in-person course is delivered by tutors with wide-ranging experience in clinical and professional settings, via a combination of theoretical and practical sessions, case presentations and experiential learning. 

Participants will learn more about the psychodynamically-informed approach to music therapy that is taught at Guildhall School, and what a music therapist’s career might look like.

Who is the course for?
  • Anyone considering a career as a music therapist
  • Anyone interested in the MA Music Therapy at Guildhall and who would like an insight into the course 
What can I expect?

You should expect:

  • Lectures and/or seminars
  • Practical group sessions
  • Audio and visual case studies from music therapists currently working in the field, with a variety of client groups
  • Examples of typical music therapy techniques
  • A session applying music therapy research techniques in a typical workplace
  • Experiential groups and time to reflect on a potential music therapy career
  • Tutors with extensive experience of clinical and musical applications of music therapy
Do I need anything for the course?

Participants should be prepared to bring and use instruments and/or their voices if possible.

 

"I really enjoyed discussing the case studies. I found the improvisation a really beneficial experience."

– Rachel, Introduction to Music Therapy, 2021

Course Fee

£250

This course is now full. Please join our waiting list and we will contact you if a space becomes available.
  • Spaces are limited so early booking is encouraged.
  • The deadline for bookings is 9am on Friday 8 July 2022.
  • In the event of government restrictions, the course will move online and be delivered via Zoom.

Eligibility

About the Course Tutor

This course is taught by experienced Music Therapy practitioners and led by Marianne Rizkallah and Guildhall School's Head of Music Therapy, Ann Sloboda.

Marianne Rizkallah is  Director and Head Music Therapist of North London Music Therapy and Vice Chair of the British Association for Music Therapy.

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