NEWS & VIEWS

BMTN BENEFIT CONCERT @ THE WORLD CAFE LIVE

January 26, 2020

On January 24, 2020, a benefit concert took place at World Cafe Live to support the BMTN Scholarship Fund.  Nothing like some good music and dope poetry from Adenike Webb on the experiences of Black music therapists, and rallying around an important cause--scholarships for Black MT students. Shout out to Audrey Hausig for hosting and all who supported!!

2019 BMTN & ALLIES GATHERING

November 29, 2019

The BMTN & Allies Gathering took place on November 23rd at the 2019 AMTA Conference in Hyatt Regency  Minneapolis. This gathering was dedicated to marginalized music therapy communities and centered the discussion of their experiences and concerns.

BMTN BENEFIT CONCERT @ THE WORLD CAFE LIVE

November 29, 2019

Thanks Audrey Hausig and Old Haverford Friends for hosting the first BMTN benefit concert to support the BMTN scholarship fund. The concert took place on November 23rd and featured music from music therapists and musicians from across Philadelphia. Shout out to Rich Wexler and New Castro Photo for the images. If you want to listen to the group's final song, People Get Ready, click below. 

2019 BMTN NETWORKING SESSION

November 29, 2019

The next Black music therapy networking session took place during the American Music Therapy Association's national conference on November 22nd. This was an opportunity for Black music therapy professionals and students to connect and discuss professional development. 

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2018 CONFERENCE PATRON LIST- DALLAS, TX

October 30, 2018

Looking for a place to eat while in Dallas? There are plenty of Black-owned establishments with a wide selection to fit your palate. For an interactive map of Black-owned restaurants, click below
 

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BMTN OPEN CALL

October 30, 2018

Starting November 5th, 2018, BMTN we’ll be hosting monthly open calls for members to discuss our work in music therapy (i.e. practice questions, work-life balance, identity, etc.). Join the next call with your thoughts, questions, & concerns...We’ll post the zoom number to call in closer to the date!
 

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2018 BMTN & ALLIES GATHERING

October 30, 2018

Join us at our BMTN & Allies Gathering taking place at Hyatt Regency Dallas on November 17th, 2018 in Dallas, TX, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
 

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BMTN @ THE 2017 AMTA CONFERENCE

December 26, 2017

Check out photos from the MT Solidarity Sing and BMTN & Allies Gathering.
 

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MUSIC THERAPIST MARCH TO CITY HALL

November 7, 2017

Call to Action!!! Music Therapist marching to St. Louis City Hall in protest against violence towards Black and Brown people on Thursday, November 16th, 5:30-7:30.
 

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CONFERENCE TRANSPORTATION

November 4, 2017

The Metrolink railway provides direct service from St. Louis Lambert International Airport to downtown stations minutes away from St. Louis Union Station Hotel.  Learn more about the train schedule and fares.
 

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RACE & #REALTALK

November 3, 2017

The ladies of the barbershop quartet, HALO, begins their community program using Barbershop listening and singing to guide dialogues on race.
 

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ST. LOUIS PATRON'S LIST

November 3, 2017

Looking for a place to eat while in St. Louis? There are plenty of Black-owned establishments with a wide selection to fit your palate. For an interactive map of Black-owned restaurants, click below.

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BMTN'S CONFERENCE BUDDY SYSTEM

November 3, 2017

With the increased reports of race-based violence towards Black and Brown people throughout St. Louis, BMTN members attending the AMTA conference are recommended to take further safety precautions while traveling.  If you're interested in participating in the BMTN Conference Buddy System, sign up via email.  
 

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NAACP-ISSUED MISSOURI TRAVEL ADVISORY

November 2, 2017

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) administered a Travel Advisory for the state of Missouri, effective August 2, 2017, through August 28th, 2017.  The advisory called for African American travelers, visitors, and Missourians to take safety precautions when traveling throughout the state. 
 

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PRESS PLAY IN THE O.R.

November 1, 2017

Music therapist & Huffington Post contributor, Dr. Kendra Ray, connected with sports medicine orthopedic surgeon Jaspreet Sekhon, MD, FAAOS, to get his take on how music affects his surgical performance. Turns out he plays Reggae and even switches up the tempo and/or melody on his playlists to set the mood for procedures.
 

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