Motivated Music Therapist applying solid music background to develop personalised therapies for students with disabilities. Adept at preparing customised lesson plans and making adjustments as necessary. Committed to providing each student with individual attention to ensure that optimal benefits are achieved from the programme.
Â• Substantial experience with various musical instruments Â• Impressive ability to match students with the right instrument Â• Ability to plan appropriate activities to encourage participation Â• Proficient in the use of music-specific software programmes Â• Capable of reading sheet music Â• Ability to work well in group settings Â• Strong interpersonal and communications abilities
June 2004 to November 2006 Manchester Children’s Hospital Â— Manchester, UK Music Therapist Â• Worked with the rehabilitation team to develop customised music therapy programmes. Â• Coordinated with patient therapists to determine what to include in each session. Â• Assessed individual capabilities and planned activities accordingly. Â• Ensured that all instruments were properly stored and maintained. Â• Matched each patient with an appropriate instrument. November 2006 to March 2009 Sea Breeze Seniour Center Â— Manchester, UK Music Therapist Â• Maintained a record of individual progress and noted any issues. Â• Updated inventory of available instruments and related supplies. Â• Developed music therapy programmes for seniours. Â• Provided an assortment of appropriate instrument choices. March 2009 to Present Manchester School District Â— Manchester, UK Music Therapist Â• Gauged student progress and determined duration of student participation in programme. Â• Prepared detailed lesson plans and made adjustments based on individual assessments. Â• Addressed and identified inappropriate activities and potential problems. Â• Prepared required documentation for additional programme funding requests. Â• Coordinated efforts with Individual Education Plan teams. Â• Participated in meetings with parents and school officials.
2004 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK Bachelor of Science, Music Therapy