Greetings from the warm continent of Africa!

At the World Congress of Music Therapy held in Tsukuba, Japan in July 2017, it was announced that the 16th World Congress will be held in the city of Tshwane (formerly known as Pretoria), South Africa in 2020. We are delighted to host the congress and plan to present a truly African experience for the [...]

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MT Professors & WCMT: Kimberly Sena Moore (Music Therapy Maven)

Professor Kimberly Sena Moore (University of Miami, Florida, USA), also known as the blogger "Music Therapy Maven," shares with WFMT North American Student Delegate Vienna Sa her expectations and plans for the 2017 WCMT in Tsukuba, Japan.

By |June 5th, 2017|Categories: Assembly of Student Delegates, World Congress|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on MT Professors & WCMT: Kimberly Sena Moore (Music Therapy Maven)

MT Students & WCMT: Lázaro Nascimento

Music therapy student and WCMT Student Scholarship recipient Lázaro Nascimento shares his motivation for attending the 2017 World Congress of Music Therapy (WCMT) in Tsukuba, Japan this coming July. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7iode5vMm4&feature=youtu.be

By |April 29th, 2017|Categories: Assembly of Student Delegates, World Congress|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on MT Students & WCMT: Lázaro Nascimento

#WCMT2017 #RUGOING

It's not too late to make plans to attend the 2017 World Congress of Music Therapy in Tsukuba, Japan. Music therapy students and colleagues from Australia share their motivation for attending and encourage you to attend; see below! https://youtu.be/0w9lhj0Ntj8

By |April 22nd, 2017|Categories: Assembly of Student Delegates, World Congress|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #WCMT2017 #RUGOING

World Congress Proposals

Have you ever wondered how it is decided where the World Congress of Music Therapy will take place every 3 years? In today’s blog, I am providing you with information on how proposals can be submitted for consideration. Submitting a Proposal to Host the World Congress of Music Therapy (WCMT) Only World Federation of Music [...]

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2017 World Congress Professional Scholarships

The World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT) is pleased to announce that the Japanese Music Therapy Association (JMTA) is providing TEN scholarships for professional music therapists. The scholarships provide a complimentary congress registration only. Eligibility: Professional music therapist active in their country Must hold professional membership in WFMT for the 2014-2017 term Interest in global [...]

By |November 28th, 2016|Categories: News, World Congress|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 2017 World Congress Professional Scholarships

It’s Getting Real in Japan!

The 16th annual conference of the Japanese Music Therapy Association was held in Sendai, Miyagi from September 16 to 18, 2016. The cumulative total number of participants was over 4,000 for three days. The pre-conference seminars offered a wide variety of topics to meet the needs and interests of participants working with different populations. There [...]

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WCMT Student Event Deadline Extension

The deadline for submitting a letter of intent for the student poster session has been extended to November 30, 2016. Guidelines for submission can be found here. Contributions to the lunchtime jam session must be submitted by November 30, 2016. Guidelines for submission can be found here. Don't miss out; submit your proposals today!! While [...]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Assembly of Student Delegates, World Congress|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on WCMT Student Event Deadline Extension

Spotlight on WCMT 2017 Pre-Congress Workshops & Spotlight Speakers

The World Congress of Music Therapy (WCMT) Commission Chair, Ms. Michiko Kato, and her conference organizing team have been working hard to prepare the pre-congress workshops and spotlight sessions that will take place at the WCMT in Tsukuba, Japan in July 2017. Today, I am pleased to share with you the lineup of pre-congress workshops [...]

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WFMT World Congress 2014 Reflections

Every time the global music therapy community is able to get together is a special time! The Congress that recently passed in Krems and Vienna, Austria was particularly enriching for me. It was the first time since working with the 2011-2014 WFMT Council that we all were able to meet together in person to have [...]

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