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With 19 Board Certified therapists, Music Therapy Associates serves clients of all ages and abilities in their homes, schools, daycare centers, nursing homes and other community locations as well as their Whitehall, PA studio. Music therapy sessions, Music lessons on most instruments and voice as well as interactive music programs are offered during the day, evening as well as on weekends. MTA was founded in 1990 by Katherine M. Purcell, MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified). In addition to serving clients in the Greater Lehigh Valley, MTA has expanded its service area to include the Poconos, Eastern PA, and Western New Jersey.
We love designing our music lessons and music therapy sessions to fit the interest/ability and needs of our students/clients. Seeing and hearing our participants progress is priceless!!
Violin Lessons Voice Lessons Piano Lessons Songwriting Classes Music Theory Lessons Guitar Lessons Hand Drums Lessons Acoustic Guitar Lessons Accordion Lessons Accompaniment Lessons Arrangement And Composition Lessons Classical Guitar Lessons Drum Lessons Electric Guitar Lessons Music Performance Lessons Percussion Lessons Singing Lessons Xylophone Lessons
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We don't have a "typical process". Every participant is different and we assess that student/client for their areas of interest and need and design our services just for them!
All of the music therapists/music teachers at Music Therapy Associates are board certified and are proficient in guitar/piano and voice! Many of our therapists/teachers have additional/advanced degrees/areas of expertise.
We provide our lessons/sessions at a location convenient for you and keep our prices as reasonable as possible while maintaining a high quality of services.
Music Therapy Associates started in 1990. It has grown over the years and enables us to serve many students/clients of all ages and abilities!
We provide instrument and vocal lessons as well as music therapy services for individuals of all ages and abilities! Our therapists have experience with individuals with autism, developmental delay, Down Syndrome, Alzheimer's and other dementias, Cerebral Palsy, those suffering from a stroke, traumatic brain injury or those recovering from surgery.
I advise those looking for a music therapist or music teacher to make sure they are looking at an indivdual or business with a lot of experience and one that can be flexible with their lessons/music therapy sessions. The fact that we can work with individuals on multiple instruments as well as teach music theory (reading and writing music) has been very beneficial for our students/clients. Often the student/client is unsure or unable to focus for the entire lesson/session on one instrument so we provide other engaging activities which benefit the learning of an instrument or music therapy.
Students/clients should determine how serious they are about studying an instrument/voice and look at days/times (as well as possible location) that works best for them. They need to feel comfortable with the person who will be working with them (especially if it is services like ours where we are coming into their home).