Brian Schreck, M.A., MT-BC, is a board-certified music therapist who has been serving chronically ill patients since 2004. Brian has a Bachelor of Arts in music therapy from Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, and a master’s degree in music therapy from New York University in New York City. Brian has served on the executive committee of the International Association for Music and Medicine (IAMM). Palliative care, end-of-life care and bereavement are areas of passion for Brian. He has presented locally, nationally and internationally on his innovative work in medical music therapy. Brian pioneered the use of heartbeat recordings as a way to rhythmically connect with patients and their families through ongoing recording projects. Visit for more information. Brian’s main aim as a medical music therapist is to be as creative as possible to serve the needs of patients as well as their families. Brian facilitates ongoing inpatient and outpatient music therapy with cancer patients through Norton Cancer Institute.