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Barbara Hesser Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Barbara HesserMusic Therapy professor Barbara Hesser received the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the MAR-AMTA’s annual conference.

The conference brings together music therapists from the Mid-Atlantic region. The organization’s mission is to advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy, to increase access to quality music therapy services, and to provide support to its members.

“Of course, words cannot express our appreciation for all Barbara has done for music therapy regionally, nationally, and internationally,” noted MAR-AMTA president Michael Viega, Ph.D., LCAT, MT-BC.

The 2019 MAR-AMTA conference took place in Reston, Virginia.