Music Therapy Faculty: Noah Shapiro


Noah Shapiro has been involved with music therapy for more than twenty years. In the music therapy program, he leads music therapy groups, teaches classes on improvisation, serves as a guest lecturer and as an internship and fieldwork supervisor. He has been the Activity Therapies Supervisor at the Bellevue Men's Shelter since 1987 and is a music therapist at the LAMM Preschool, and at the International Center for the Disabled. He has extensive experience working with the elderly in institutions and in private practice. He has presented at a number of conferences including the Ninth World Congress of Music Therapy in Washington. He has lectured on music therapy in Ireland and Brazil. A former Board Member of the American Association for Music Therapy, he has also completed advanced training at the Nordoff Robbins Center for Music Therapy. He enjoys playing guitar, piano, harmonica, percussion, and mandolin, singing, and writing songs.