Online Tools for Drumming & Voice
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Join author and music therapist Christine Stevens of UpBeat Drum Circles and vocal improvisational expert Kate Richards Geller with Sing Fit and Urban Voices, in this interactive, engaging program packed tips and tools. Learn ten activities that can transfer into the virtual space using Zoom tools for engagement.
- Walk away with 10 music therapy experiences to normalize the digital space, and help your clients feel seen, acknowledged, and honored to work with you
- Learn how to BEST utilize zoom & retool your current MT experiences to fit the digital space -eliciting meaningful interaction from your clients, using less energy from you
- Understand fundamental uses of drums & vocal improv in the digital space, in order to foster a safe container for self-expression & creativity for your clients.
- Deeply explore the full range of what music has to offer through song form, chord progressions, musical cues, and more!
This course is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 4 CMTEs.
Do you have questions? Special requests? Group access? Student discount? We will work with you!
Send an email to Paige at Info@MusicTherapyEd.com with your specific request, and we will respond with a custom solution just for you. (Paige is a music therapist too! She can help.)
About the Instructors
Christine Stevens, MSW, MA, MT-BC
Christine Stevens, MSW, MA, MT-BC is author of Music Medicine, The Healing Drum Kit and The Art and Heart of Drum Circles. The founder of UpBeat Drum Circles, she has appeared on NBC, PBS, KTLA, Discovery Health, Living Better TV, and is a faculty for The Shift Network. She has trained facilitators from more than twenty-five countries including Iraq, China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Europe. Christine has worked with Fortune 500 companies, survivors of Katrina, students at Ground Zero and most recently, led the first drum circle training in a war-zone in northern Iraq. She is the host of Global Rhythm Sangha Online, and teaches a variety of online training programs, including Awaken Your Rhythm which has served hundreds of people from over 35 countries.
Kate Richards Geller, MA, MT-BC, LCAT
Kate Richards Geller, MA, MT-BC, LCAT, singer-songwriter & vocal improviser, holds an MA in Music Therapy from NYU, an LCAT in NY State, and CBMT since 1997. She has worked in medical settings (pediatrics and Child Life), schools (therapeutic preschools), and community centers providing clinical services to individuals and groups of all ages with the goal of improving the Quality of Life through live, interactive music making. Her program, Sing for Yourself, demonstrates how a regular singing practice can create meaningful and lasting change in individuals and communities.
“Christine is dynamic, inspirational, encouraging, and compassionate; all brilliantly expressed in the art of drumming. Christine’s method of communicating is concise, practical and accessible for any level. Her books are required materials for my college students.”
Human Development, Pacific Oaks College
“The best [CMTE] workshop I’ve ever experienced.”
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CBMT Relationship: Online Tools for Drumming & Voice: Group Drumming, Vocal Improvisation, & Telemedicine with Christine Stevens, MSW, MA, MT-BC and Kate Richards Geller, MA, MT-BC, LCAT is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 4 Continuing Music Therapy Education credits. Sound Health Music, Approved Provider #P-110, maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. Please view the required CBMT information.