Fun in the Sun: 10 Songs to Celebrate Summer!

Summertime and the living is bopping! Hey y'all, Danielle here again with another playlist to celebrate the sunny season! It's hard to believe we're over halfway through the year, and now that summer is officially here, I'm excited to share ten family friendly songs which will have you and your loved ones movin'

Fun in the Sun: 10 Songs to Celebrate Summer!2021-07-30T08:24:44-07:00

Adaptive Lessons Part II (Piano)

Adaptive lessons Just a quick review of adaptive lessons: Adaptive lessons are client centered and would be more appropriate for students with special needs. Students are not only able to learn the skill of playing an instrument or singing with better pacing, but they can also make progress in different areas through adaptive

Adaptive Lessons Part II (Piano)2020-12-23T16:28:26-08:00

Adaptive Lessons Part I (Guitar)

What are adaptive lessons? Everyone can create great sounding music if they find the right way! Music is a universal language to express our emotions and to communicate with others. With simple adaptations, we can make and perform music no matter age, disability, or impairment. Compared to regular lessons, adaptive lessons are

Adaptive Lessons Part I (Guitar)2020-12-23T16:30:30-08:00

Music to Give Thanks

Are you running out of ideas for positive expression this fall? I know this has been a tough year for everyone and we’re probably all feeling a little different about the holiday season this year. A few songs I have been using with students and adults to identify opportunities to celebrate for what

Music to Give Thanks2020-12-01T19:42:28-08:00

Music Therapy Session Planning For Groups: Using Themes

Hi there everyone, and welcome to another blog post!  This week, we’re going to talk about themes! This can be a great option to help plan your session for several reasons which we will break down more later, including… It can help clients with reality orientation Centers the session around a specific topic Helps

Music Therapy Session Planning For Groups: Using Themes2020-11-02T10:48:03-08:00

Spotify Playlists with Various Themes for use in Music Therapy!

Hi everyone! Ah, Spotify. An incredible tool for listening to, finding and learning new music. It is common to get caught in a rut during your sessions and feel uninspired when it comes to finding new music- I often find myself guilty of using the same songs over and over again. Spotify

Spotify Playlists with Various Themes for use in Music Therapy!2020-11-02T10:50:43-08:00

Free Career-Themed Music Therapy Session Plan

Free Career-Themed Music Therapy Session Plan for Telehealth! 5 Intervention Ideas for Teens and Adults We know it can be hard to come up with fresh ideas and materials during what feels like week 1,000 of telehealth and distance learning. Previously on the MTGO blog, we've shared intervention ideas for Making Music with

Free Career-Themed Music Therapy Session Plan2020-09-16T11:51:04-07:00

Making Music with Your Little Ones: Part 1 of 2

Homemade instruments, ravioli, and marching dinosaurs, oh my! Making music with your little ones can be fun, easy, and spontaneous! Chances are, you may already be engaging your child in musical experiences, whether that be in singing a sweet lullaby to them before they go down for a nap, bouncing them on your

Making Music with Your Little Ones: Part 1 of 22020-08-25T10:38:11-07:00
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