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Jenny Hoi Yan Fu

Music Adjunct Faculty and Associate Research Scientist

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Jenny Hoi Yan Fu, MA, LCAT, MT-BC, is a certified Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapist and works as a clinical staff member and supervisor at the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at NYU Steinhardt. She is also an Austin Vocal Psychotherapist and is training under Dr. Diane Austin as a trainer in the Vocal Psychotherapy method. Ms. Fu is adjunct faculty in the Music Therapy program at NYU Steinhardt and State University of New York at Fredonia. She is a senior music therapist at the Auditory Oral School of New York where she developed the early intervention and preschool music therapy program for deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

Ms. Fu co-founded Passages, an annual free conference organized for and by music therapy students and new professionals, in the Mid-Atlantic Region (MAR) of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). She currently serves as the MAR regional representative of the AMTA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and the co-chair of the MAR-AMTA Cultural Humility, Accessibility, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee.

Selected Publications

  • 2020 World Congress of Music Therapy. “Giving a Voice to Trauma Through Vocal Psychotherapy”, co-presenter.
  • 2019 Expressive Therapies Summit. “Vocal Psychotherapy for Developmental Trauma: Singing Toward Integration”, New York, New York.
  • 2019 American Music Therapy Association Mid-Atlantic Region Regional Conference. “From Pieces to Masterpiece: Inspiring Creativity through Pre-composed and Improvisational Music Making”, Reston, Virginia.
  • 2018 American Music Therapy Association National Conference. “Continuing the Conversation: Asians in Music Therapy”, Dallas, Texas.
  • 2017 American Music Therapy Association National Conference. “Let's Make Music: The Art of Clinical Composition in Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy”, co-presenter, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 2017 Third International Symposium on Autism Rehabilitation “Nordoff-Robbins MusicTherapy and Its Implication with Autistic Children”, Beijing, China.
  • 2012 American Music Therapy Association Mid-Atlantic Region Regional Conference. “Imagination: A journey of Bravery, Healing, and Growth through Creative Music Therapy”, Timonium, Maryland.
  • 2010 The Children Hearing Institute Educational Outreach Program. “Music to Our Ears: Music Therapy with Hearing Impaired Children”, New York, New York.
  • 2008 AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Biennial Convention. “Music Therapy in Early Intervention and Pre-school”, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


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