Music Therapy

Music therapy uses music as a tool to help individuals – from children to seniors – transform and improve the quality of their lives, while addressing each individual’s unique emotional, physical, cognitive and social needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Music Therapy? What happens during sessions? Is it covered by insurance?

Music Therapy Offerings

Learn about our Music Therapy Program offerings.

Tuition

Find out about the cost and fees of Music Therapy.

Reaching beyond barriers of social, communicative, and cognitive limitations, music therapy offers individuals with disabilities a means to develop skills that can be used in everyday life. Through music therapy, individuals can identify and manage various emotional states, and can pursue opportunities for creativity and self-expression.

The Music Therapy department at Levine offers assessments for music therapy services, individual sessions, group sessions, and adapted instrumental lessons for individuals with special needs. Music interventions are individualized to meet the unique needs of each student to provide growth opportunities as well as to foster expression and creativity within each student.

To Begin The Enrollment Process for Music Therapy Services:

  • Please contact Leanne Belasco, Director of Music Therapy, at lbelasco@levinemusic.org or (202) 686-8000 x 1103.
  • Or, complete the Music Therapy Intake Form : Ages 0-22 or Adults. Once your Intake Form has been reviewed, you will be contacted to schedule a Music Therapy Assessment.

Music Therapy Internships

Levine Music is an approved AMTA internship site. Levine Music offers a 6 ½ month internship position, 40 hours weekly, which totals 1020 hours. Interns at Levine Music will work with children and adults of all ages with a wide range of disabilities, in individual and group music therapy settings at various Levine campuses as well as at community partnership sites. During the internship experience, interns will learn a variety of music therapy techniques with individuals across the lifespan to address goals to improve communication, motor, sensory, behavioral, academic, cognitive and social/emotional skills. Learn More

Faculty

Leanne Belasco

Leanne Belasco

Emily Bruestle

Emily Bruestle

Michelle Seibert Grigg

Michelle Seibert Grigg

Joe Ichniowski

Joe Ichniowski

Gillian McKeever

Gillian McKeever

Upcoming Events

Thu 26

Thanksgiving Break (Levine Closed)

November 24 @ 9:00 am - November 29 @ 7:00 pm EST
Dec 04

Student Recital

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Dec 05

Note Reading Refresher!

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST