Community Music Therapy

Kenneth S. Aigen

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199928019
Published online November 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Music

Community Music Therapy

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This article provides an overview of community music therapy (CoMT). The discussions cover the origins and foundations of CoMT; the spectrum of CoMT practice; music therapy outside of a closed therapy room; performing with clients; conceiving of a community as the client; and broadening the scope of legitimate therapy goals.

Keywords: music therapists; community music; clinical practice; music therapy

Article.  7573 words. 

Subjects: Music ; Music Education and Pedagogy

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