Memorial Day

We were thrilled to sponsor the Whitehall Guard Fife & Drum Corps to help spread cheer through music on Memorial Day! 

We stopped in to 5 different Lehigh Valley nursing homes and elder care locations throughout the morning and

Virtual Services

In response to the social and travel restrictions we're seeing with regards to COVID-19, we've begun offering private virtual music therapy and interactive music enrichment sessions through our online tele-health portal!



With the recent news about COVID-19 diagnoses in our service area, I am writing to reassure you that the Music Therapy Associates team is following these developments closely. Nothing is more important to us than the safety of the clients…

Music as a Healing Tool After Brain Injury

After a brain injury many of us have an assortment of issues with sounds and music. For some of us, sound becomes intolerable. Even the sound of water splashing when a car drives over wet pavement or the sound…

Guitar Lessons!

We're thrilled to announce that professional guitarist Todd Patnaude has joined the MTA family as a guitar, ukulele, and bass guitar instructor!

If you, or anyone you know is interested in learning one of these instruments from an…

Music Calls Patients Back From Darkness

An audience of patients with Alzheimer’s disease listens in rapt attention as a young woman sings the French song “Beau Soir.” Despite his failing mind, one of the men in the crowd, Les Dean, translates the words into English…

St. Louis Park Hospital Uses Harmonicas for Breathing Rehab

David Teslow can no longer manage a round of golf without supplemental oxygen, but on Thursday the 82-year-old’s cheeks were huffing and puffing as he played “On Top of Old Smokey” and “Wild Irish Rose” on the harmonica, along…

New study finds infants sync with moms during lullabies

Elvis once said, “Rhythm is something you either have or don't have." But where does it come from? 

A new study suggests that Elvis and everyone with rhythm may have gotten it from their moms. 

The experience…