Emily Revis interviews Carol Ann Blank, a music therapist who is currently working at Music Together in Princeton. Ms Blank discusses her personal philosophy on Music Therapy, her time as President of New Jersey Association of Music Therapy (NJAMT), the fact that being a music therapist is not recognized as an actual profession in New Jersey, and her process of running a Music Therapy session by giving the students the tools to empower their own musical instruction.
- 0:13: Ms. Blank’s Background: childhood through current doctorate work
- 2:23: Ms. Blank’s current work in Music Therapy field and a discussion of her philosophy of Music Therapy
- 7:20: Ms. Blank’s background as a musician and how it influences her work
- 9:50: Music Therapy’s importance to the New Jersey Area: NJAMT and the challenges it and all music therapists face with the New Jersey government
- 16:14: Ms. Blank’s work with clients: how do Music Therapy sessions work and what are the goals?
- 20:58: Ms. Blank’s advice for future music therapists