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Music Therapy in Schools: An Expansion of Traditional Practice

Katrina McFerran

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199928019
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199928019.013.0055

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Music

 Music Therapy in Schools: An Expansion of Traditional Practice

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This article examines the role of music therapy in schools. One important aspect is the relationship between music teachers and music therapists. In some schools the availability of both professionals results in a great deal of overlap (i.e., the intuitive and empathic music teacher and the skills oriented music therapist), while in others the combination results in two distinct possibilities for engaging with music.

Keywords: music therapy; music educator; music teachers; music therapists

Article.  1428 words. 

Subjects: Music ; Music Education and Pedagogy

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