30th Anniversary Song Contest Winners, a Special Invitation, & Volunteering

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30th Anniversary Song ContestAs you know, the WFMT is celebrating 30 years as an International organization. In my last President Presents blog, I highlighted the #WFMT30Rocks Birthday Song Challenge and Contributions Projects. Please consider participating and celebrating this moment in history. Today I am pleased to announce the #WFMT30Rocks Anniversary Song Contest Winners. Please join me in congratulating Dr. Len McCarthy from Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Ajay Stelino from New Zealand. You can listen to their songs and view the sheet music and lyrics here.Special Invitation: Advertise and Sponsor the WFMTWFMT is now inviting organizations, businesses, persons from the general public, and WFMT individual and organizational members to advertise in and/or sponsor Music Therapy Today (MTT), its premier online, peer-reviewed journal. Learn more here. Why not reach a broad audience by advertising with the WFMT? Our website, where each edition of MTT is published, receives approximately 10,000-14,000 visits each month.Sponsorship opportunities are also available in the form of patron memberships of varying financial commitments, starting at $75. Information is available on the Membership Application page.Volunteer with the WFMTThere are 3 levels of volunteer opportunities with the WFMT: Council Member, Commission Member, and Task-specific Volunteer. I encourage you to review the volunteer guidelines available here to learn more.Today we are inviting task-specific volunteers to come forward to help the WFMT with a number of projects. Each month, new opportunities will be posted on the WFMT website in the Job & Volunteering Center of our website.Volunteering with the WFMT offers a number of benefits including:

  • Contributing to the development of global projects that influence the future of music therapy
  • Gaining experience in working with an international group of music therapists
  • Becoming a role model for other colleagues
  • Developing non-clinical professional skills (research, ethics, organizational, etc.)
  • Connecting and networking with international music therapy peers
  • Sharing specialized skills to promote music therapy
  • Making a difference in the future of music therapy, and
  • Expanding your knowledge and understanding of music therapy from other perspectives.

Warm Regards from Canada,Amy Clements-Cortes, PhD, RP, MT-BC, MTAFellow of the Association for Music and ImageryPresident, WFMT