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Music Therapy Center expands to Wayne County
- Updated: October 24, 2012
The Trinity Assistance/Blue Ridge Music Therapy Center is proud to announce it will be expanding its program offerings to Wayne County. Located in the Cross Creek Church at 3527 Vienna Street, Palmyra, the Therapeutic Arts Program is an innovative and comprehensive program for special needs individuals ages 21-30.
The two day program is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Private and group lessons will be offered upon request.
Music therapy, an effective and engaging instructional tool, is integrated throughout the day. Classes include academics, social skills, instrument group, creative movement/wellness, prevocational skills, and music therapy. Students are actively involved throughout the day and are responsible for providing their own lunch. Field trips will be scheduled and opportunities to perform and volunteer in the community are being planned.
A graduate of Nazareth College with a Masters Degree in Music Therapy and a Bachelor of Science in Piano Performance from Roberts Wesleyan College, Program Director Megan Resig has already designed and implemented music therapy programs.
In addition, she has provided both group and individuals lessons to a diverse special needs population. Energetic and empathetic, Megan puts her students at ease, identifies their interests and skills, and focuses on maximizing their potential.
Adjunct music therapist Noa Elimelech has a Masters of Science in Human Development from the University of Rochester and a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy from Berkelee College. Noa brings to the program expertise, enthusiasm, and extensive experience. Noa has instructed students with special needs addressing and improving their social, cognitive, behavioral, and physical challenges. She too conducts individual and group lessons.
Completing the staff will be a certified creative movement specialist. This dedicated and energetic team has been selected to ensure each enrollee will receive appropriate and effective instruction.
For more information, contact Megan Resig at 1 585 754 7266 or Virginia Molino at 1 585 737 5456.