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The Rhythm Tree and Granite State Music Therapy are hiring

Job Title: Music Therapist, independent contractor, 14 hours to start, start date in December or January
Location: Southern, central, Seacoast regions of New Hampshire and Northern Mass
Description: Two well-established music therapy practices are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic music therapist to hire as soon as possible. The music therapist will provide music therapy services in homes, schools, and communities for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Therapy will be provided within the guidelines and standards of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).
Qualifications: Minimum undergraduate degree in Music Therapy attained from an approved program by the AMTA in conjunction with being Board Certified. As an independent contractor you will need to provide your own professional liability insurance, instruments and reliable transportation.
This job may be for you if:
• You are passionate about working with individuals with developmental
• Your experience and training is mostly with individuals with special needs
• You are comfortable working in private homes and working hand in hand
with families
• You are confident about your skills and can convey your expertise and
passion to others in a professional way
• You are open to feedback from others and enjoy expanding and improving
your therapy skills
• You have reliable transportation and are comfortable traveling to clients in
the southern, central and Seacoast regions of NH
• You enjoy working on your own, but appreciate having someone to
brainstorm ideas with
• You enjoy collaborating with other related professionals
• You are quick to communicate by email, text, and phone
This job is not for you if:
• You are not receptive to feedback
• You are not willing to travel to see clients
• You are not familiar with the Code of Ethics or do not agree with its
• You are not flexible with scheduling
• You have plans of starting your own private practice
Pay: Base rate of $48.00 per hour
Email resume to Ryan at and cc Elizabeth Ferguson

Part time position at Powers Music School

Organization: Powers Music School

Position: Music Therapist (part-time)

POSITION: Powers Music School seeks an experienced and energetic board-certified music therapist to work with clients of all ages. The current department consists of two music therapists who work one-on-one with clients.


– Individual sessions.

– Lead group sessions based on department need

– Attend annual faculty meeting & open house

– Explore opportunities for enrollment growth


– Master’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience.

– MT-BC required.

– Documented work experience of at least 3-5 years.

– Effective communication skills with clients, families, and colleagues.

– Proficiency in multiple instruments – voice, guitar, piano, percussion, etc.

START: Immediately

LOCATION: A passionate community committed to playing, learning, and growing together, Powers Music School is located in Belmont, MA. Powers welcomes over 900 students weekly, offering private music lessons in nearly 30 instruments, early childhood and group classes, jazz and rock bands, Suzuki instruction, orchestra, music theory, and composition. The school is also home to summer programs for strings, chamber music ensembles, and young children.

COMPENSATION: Based on experience and qualifications.

To apply:

Send cover letter, resume and 3 references by email to

Dr. Daniel Acsadi

Director of Music

Powers Music School

PO Box 398

Belmont, MA 02478

Part and Full time work in South Shore, North Shore, and Central Massachusetts

Are you passionate about music therapy and feel confident about your skills?  Are you interested in working with many different types of clients?

We are seeking music therapists with diverse skills and experience to join our dynamic team of community music therapists.  We have:

* Part-time developing to full-time hours are available in the North Shore

* Part-time hours are available in South Shore/Fall River area

* Part-time hours (possibly all on a Saturday) are available in Central Massachusetts (Springfield area).  

The positions include:

* Planning, organizing and leading goal driven music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations. * Documenting all music therapy sessions, client communications, and required periodic reports in our HIPAA Compliant electronic documentation system

* Collaborate with other members of treatment teams, including family members and staff when applicable

We offer a competative wage, paid training and supervision time,  mileage reimbursement for sessions, ongoing continuing education (including earning CBMT Credits through Roman Music Therapy Services), and working in a large team of music therapists.  

Check us out at:

Contact Nicole at

Roman Music Therapy Services

333 North Ave. Wakefield, MA 01880

Telephone – 781-224-3300


Brookline Music School, a private, nonprofit community school for the arts, seeks a part-time music therapist to:

– provide music therapy sessions for clients with a range of needs; and

– teach piano to children with exceptionalities as part of BMS’s Piano for All Children program.

The successful applicant will have:

– current MT-BC status or pass the exam within three months of hire;

– experience with a broad range of clients, particularly children with ASD and other developmental needs;

– excellent clinical musicianship; and

– well-established piano technique and skills necessary to teach beginning piano to children with exceptionalities.

Schedule: This position is for a music therapist who is available to work at Brookline Music School’s Kennard Road location on Sundays, and ideally the flexibility to work other days as the position grows.

Brookline Music School offers competitive hourly compensation, regular supervision from an MT-BC, and ongoing opportunities for professional development. Please see for further information about the school.

To Apply: Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to with the job title in the subject heading. Applicants should be prepared to give a short musical proficiency demonstration using voice with piano and/or guitar. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately

Roman music therapy services position 

Our team of music therapists and support personnel continues to grow! As we serve more and more clients, we are always seek music therapists with diverse skills and experience. Please feel free to submit your cover letter and resume in a pdf format to and we will contact you as we continue to grow our team.
Come Join Our Team as a Music Therapist
Are you passionate about music therapy and feel confident about your skills?

Do you believe that you can work with many different types of clients if given the chance?

Would you like to be part of a growing team of music therapists, providing services to a diverse group of clients?

We are seeking a confident, mature and highly motivated Board Certified Music Therapist to join our team. This is a part-time position with the possibility of increasing hours over time as contracts develop. Hours could include daytime, afterschool and weekend hours. Contracts are located in the Greater Boston area and require reliable transportation. Please send your resume and letter of interest in pdf format to
Essential Responsibilities:
Planning, organizing and leading goal driven music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations

Documenting all music therapy sessions, client communications, and required periodic reports in our HIPAA Compliant electronic documentation system

Collaborate with other members of treatment teams, including family members and staff when applicable

Communicate with Lead Music Therapists and Clinical Director of RMTS on a regular and on-going basis regarding client progress, issues, and questions

Participate in scheduled individual and group supervision as scheduled

Demonstrate a professional attitude to all clients, prospects, and other professionals at all times

Maintain MT-BC Credential through CMTE’s and participation in professional conferences, including, but not limited to, music therapy conferences

Why work with us?
Be part of a dynamic team of Music Therapists

Participate in both individual and group supervision with other Music Therapists

Benefit from the music therapy resources of Roman Music Therapy Services with books, journals, instruments and a community of experienced clinicians

Be part of successful programs for all ages that are well established throughout Eastern Massachusetts

Increase your advocacy skills as you educate the community about music therapy

Mileage reimbursement for sessions

Paid Training and Supervision Time

Ongoing Continuing Education, including earning CBMT Credits through Roman Music Therapy Services

A diverse case load working with young children, children and adults with special needs and older adults

Required Education:
BA, BS, or MA in Music Therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training

Board Certification as a Music Therapist (MT-BC)

Demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar and voice and rhythmic improvisation

Other Requirements:
Must have a reliable car and current driver’s license

Excellent communication skills with our team and our clients

Hours and Pay Range:
Part Time Fee For Service Employees will work an average of 1-22 hours a week depending on contract work available

Pay will vary based on education and experience

Job Setting:
On-site at Roman Music Therapy Services in Wakefield, MA and off site visits in the surrounding Greater Boston, Metro West, South Shore and North Shore areas through contracts with schools, community programs, agencies, and individual families

Position Reports to: Clinical Director, Roman Music Therapy Services

Part time opening 

Now hiring a part-time music therapist!Sing Explore Create, LLC has an immediate opening for a part-time, (growing to a full-time benefits eligible position) board-certified music therapist. The majority of client hours will take place in South Shore and South Coast of MA (Plymouth, Middleboro, New Bedford, Taunton, and surrounding towns). Phone and in-person interviews will be conducted as applications are received.  

Sing Explore Create, LLC is a music therapy private practice and arts studio. We provide music therapy services in our studios, as well as on-site at a number of schools, day habs, assisted living, hospitals, and other facilities across the South Shore and beyond. In addition, we have a team of teachers who provide music and art lessons and recreational classes in-studio and at other locations. While this position is for a full-time music therapist, teaching private lessons (including adapted lessons) may be an option if the candidate is interested (not required). There is real opportunity for growth in this position, as we are consistently expanding our practice and the list of agencies and facilities we work with. Hired candidate will have the opportunity to continue to mold the position to meet his/her professional goals and work with his/her preferred client population. This is an exciting time to join our team and we look forward to meeting you!

Start Date: Immediately

Hours: Part-time 20 hours per week (10-12 client hours per week)

Pay: Salaried position


• Worker’s compensation

• Liability Insurance

• Professional Liability Insurance

• CBMT annual dues

• Assistance in obtaining CMTEs

• Paid time off + certain paid holidays

• Supervision

• Health Insurance Benefits will become available as position grows into full-time 40 hours per week (20-22 client hours per week)


• Board-certified music therapist (bachelor’s or master’s level)

• Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license. Willingness to travel to clients.

• Strong music skills (especially guitar and voice)

• Ability to plan and provide quality music therapy treatment to a variety of clients

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work independently and with a team

• Pass a CORI background check

• Follow American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) standards of practice.

• Maintain board certification by CBMT and comply with continuing education requirements. Some assistance will be given by Sing Explore Create, LLC for this.

Job Description:

• Provide a minimum of 10 direct client contact service hours per week in the South Shore and South Coast regions of MA. As the position grows, additional direct client hours will take place in these regions as well.

• Provide 1:1 music therapy and group music therapy sessions to clients in accordance with their treatment plans.

• Provide recreational music groups when necessary.

• Complete and document intakes, assessments, and client sessions for music therapy clients.

• Maintain documentation for music therapy clients, utilizing Sing Explore Create, LLC’s documentation system, including weekly session notes, as well as written progress reports as frequently as deemed necessary in individual client’s treatment plans.

• Effectively communicate with parents/clients regarding treatment plans, sessions, scheduling, etc.

• Complete client attendance record logs to be turned into the director.

• Attend staff meetings and participate in monthly supervision meetings.

• Assist in developing new music therapy contracts and partnerships between Sing Explore Create, LLC and agencies, hospitals, schools, and related facilities throughout the community.

• Assist in program development needs as they arise.

• Present in-services to current and prospective clients as a representative of Sing Explore Create, LLC.

• Attend open houses, recitals, and other community events as a representative of Sing Explore Create, LLC.

• Document hours and work completed each week.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

Interested candidates should submit the following to

1. Cover Letter: include why you would be a good fit for our team, your professional goals, and available start time

2. Resume

3. 3 references



Job Title: Board-Certified Music Therapist

Job posting url:  

Organization: Sing Explore Create, LLC

Short Job Description

Detailed Job Description (including starting date, salary, hours and benefits)


Job Requirements:

Board-certified music therapist (bachelor’s or master’s level)

Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license. Willingness to travel to clients.

Strong music skills (especially guitar and voice)

Ability to plan and provide quality music therapy treatment to a variety of clients

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work independently and with a team

Pass a CORI background check

Application and Contact Information 

Contact email:

Setting Category: children and adults with developmental disabilities and cognitive delays, adults with alzheimers/dementia

Facility Name/Location Name

Location Address:

28 Webster St.

Rockland, MA 02370


Music Therapist (Part-Time) CMBC

Summary of Position
CMCB Music Therapy Department is seeking motivated, creative, community-oriented and passionate music therapist for the 2016-2017 school year. The music therapist will provide quality music therapy services in the Greater Boston area to individual clients of all ages and groups. Populations served include individuals experiencing autism spectrum disorder, mental health challenges, Alzheimer’s and dementia disorders, emotional/intellectual disabilities, neurological disorders, physical challenges, medical illness, social and learning challenges.  

Status:​​​Part-time (8-15 hours, week days).  

There is the potential to increase hours.  


Start date: ​​​Immediately


Reports to:​​​Director of Music Therapy


Works Closely With:​Director of Music Therapy, Music Therapists, Front office staff



• Provide music therapy services to in-house clients and to outreach agency groups. Sessions are provided in individual and group settings.

• Communicate with client families and other interdisciplinary team members regarding client progress

• Communicate with front office staff about intake schedules and room usage

• Completing client intake documents, weekly progress notes, quarterly progress reports, and annual agency profiles

• Attend department staff meetings, participate in supervision, presenting in-services and attending community events as a representative of CMCB

• Provide supervision for Berklee College of Music – Music Therapy students



Essential Qualifications

• Clinical experience with children and adults with developmental disabilities is preferred

• Experience with a variety of populations including autism, behavioral needs, intellectual disabilities and geriatric service.

• Proficiency of clinical musicianship on guitar, piano, and vocal skills are important

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Valid driver’s license, auto insurance and dependable vehicle needed

• Must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, plan, organize, lead music therapy sessions, document, and evaluate treatment

• Works well and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment

• Flexible and comfortable in different clinical settings and work environments

• Ability to adapt clinical work to different agency, group and individual client needs

• Ability to recognize a problem or potential challenge.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy

• MT-BC required through CBMT

• Complies with rules and regulations of the Certification Board for Music Therapists

• Maintains MT-BC status by completing 100 hours of continuing music therapy education credits or taking the Board Certification Examination once every 5 years

Physical Demands

• Requires physical stamina to transport, lift and distribute instruments

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit letter of interest and resume to Claudia Eliaza, Director of Music Therapy at

About Music Therapy at Community Music Center of Boston

With over 40 years of direct service, CMCB serves as the longest continuous provider of music therapy in Greater Boston. CMCB believes the foundation for success in serving the music lives of individuals with a range of various life needs comes from building resourceful, long-term relationships with students, families, and outreach partnerships.



About Community Music Center of Boston

Founded in 1910, Community Music Center of Boston (CMCB) is an accredited non-profit community music school in Boston’s South End. CMCB’s mission is to provide excellent music education to groups and individuals of all ages and abilities, transforming lives citywide. CMCB serves over 6,000 students citywide each year, on-site in the South End and through approximately 40 community collaborations, including outreach partnerships with 20-25 Boston Public schools. Program offerings include private and group instruction, performance ensembles, music therapy and early childhood music and movement classes.

Music Therapist – All Newton Music School

The All Newton Music School in Newton, MA is seeking an MT-BC for individual sessions with children and adults with varying special needs, as well as adult group sessions at programs and group homes in the Newton area. Mostly after school and early evening sessions, but you can really make your own schedule. More about the school here:

For more info, please email Ken DoRosario, MT-BC at with resume if interested. 


TITLE:​Music Therapist​

DEPARTMENT: Inclusion Program

REPORTS TO: Inclusion Director ​

LOCATION: Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester

1135 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125

         Boys and Girls Club of South Boston

230 W. 6Th St., South Boston, MA 02127

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt​

PAY: Based on Experience

Start Date: Posted July 15, 2016 as immediate opening


About Music Therapy at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester and South Boston


The Music Therapy program, or Music Inclusion Program, provides youth ages 6-18 with cognitive and/or physical disabilities the opportunity to participate in a music program, specifically children on the Autism Spectrum and those with Down’s syndrome. This program will typically run once a week or depending on the needs of the organization, with each participant attending a 45-minute group “lesson”, where the group might be 4-6 youth. The overall session will run 8-10 weeks per semester and include a summer program. The ultimate goal is to both give youth the tools to develop friendships, relationships, and social skills in an environment in which they can blossom.

Essential Job Responsibilities

The Music Therapist will run the program. The Music Therapist will plan and implement Music Therapy classes at the Boys & Girls Clubs. The Music Therapist is responsible for all planning and implementation, with support from an assistant during the classes. He/She will also create treatment plans for each participant. In some cases, the Music Therapist will be responsible for communication with parents, as appropriate, with support from the Inclusion Director and Music Therapy assistant. The Music Therapist is also responsible for the equipment associated with the Music Therapy program, ensuring that it is put away and locked at the end of each day.



• Support clients’ creative music development and facilitate positive change in their behaviors and well-being  

•Re-direct and manage problem behaviors

•Complete treatment planning and attendance tracking for participants

•Meet with Music Therapist assistant weekly to discuss happenings in groups and other



Minimum Qualifications:

It is important that this program is run by a board certified Music Therapist: a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program. They need to have an MT-BC (music therapist, board certified) credential. More information can be found here:


Must also have the ability to listen, communicate. compassion, empathy, openness, flexibility, and patience.


Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to:

Charlay Yates, MA, MT-BC

Phone: 240.434.8360

Roman music therapy services

We have an immediate need for a Board Certified Music Therapist. Please let me know if you require additional information





Jennifer Ray

Administrative and Marketing Coordinator

Roman Music Therapy Services

423 Main St., Melrose, MA 02176

781-665-0700 Main Phone

781-665-0701 Fax


  “Making Music – Transforming Lives”

New England academy seeks full-time MT

New England Academy is currently seeking a Full-Time, Music Therapist. 
The position is for the 2016-2017 school year (201 days per year, 7:30 – 3:00). Must be licensed (LMHC, LICSW, LCSW).
The Music Therapist is responsible for:

Individual therapy with students

Music group therapy leader

Family communication and treatment planning

Writing and implementation of I.E.P.’s

Participation in I.E.P. meetings

Writing and updating student progress reports

Teach Music therapy groups/classes

Other Duties as directed by supervisor

New England Academy is a Ch. 766 private special education, college preparatory, non-behavioral school for students in grades 6 – 12.

Please send resumes to:
Dr. Ryan Plosker, Executive Director

96 Cherry Hill Drive

Beverly, Ma 01915

Palliative Care Internship Opportunity

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking Music Therapy Interns to join our team of professionals beginning in September 2016 or January 2017 semesters. 

At Seasons, we make a difference every day to patients and families coping with terminal illness while creating a center of excellence in hospice care. As a member of the hospice interdisciplinary team and under the direction of the Supervising Music Therapist, our Music Therapy Interns provide music therapy consultations and services to the patient and/or family in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care while following all hospice policies and procedures. Music Therapy Interns may also provide bereavement counseling to family members. Our Interns learn “the application of working in an established healthcare profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals of all ages”, as defined by the American Music Therapy Association.




v Have completed all undergraduate or equivalency coursework from an accredited music therapy programs.


v Supply a letter from your academic director verifying your eligibility for the internship.


v Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (“B” average of better).


v Have documented music therapy practicum experience.


v Demonstrated commitment to Seasons Hospice’s philosophy for care, values, mission statement and organizational culture.

Comprehensive hospice training and orientation is provided, as well as ongoing support and hospice education opportunities. Should you have any questions, or need further information, please contact Karen Hale, Volunteer Manager or Taryn Thomas, Music Therapist at 203.490.1000 or visit


Thank you so much for considering Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care for your students needs. We would be honored to speak to you about hospice care. 

The blessings and rewards of caring for patients and families during this time in life are innumerable.



Most respectfully,


Karen A. Hale M Th.

Volunteer Coordinator

Seasons Hospice Foundation Chair

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Connecticut

1579 Straits Turnpike, Unit 1E, Middlebury, CT 06762

Direct: 203-490-1155

Office: 866-244-2199| Fax: 203-490-1150

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MT-BC position in the public schools, Newton, MA
The Newton Public School System in Newton MA is accepting applications for a board-certified MT to work with students preschool through high school, conduct assessments, and be part of IEP treatment teams.

Job opening in MA

For more info see:

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