Ringvorlesung Musiktherapie Sommersemester 2019

Die Wiener Ringvorlesung Musiktherapie an der mdw – Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien beginnt am 5. Oktober 2018.

Das Programm für das Sommersemester 2019  hier

Das Programmheft für das Sommersemester 2019 finden Sie hier


Nächste Ringvorlesung:

Freitag, 21. Juni 2019  11.00 - 12.30 Uhr AEG10
Rennweg 8, 1030 Wien

Music Therapy in the USA: Facts, Practices and Emerging Trends

Petra Kern, Santa Barbara, USA


 Dr.in Petra Kern

Petra Kern, Ph.D., MT-BC, MTA, DMtG is a board-certified music therapist in the USA, Canada, and Germany and earned her doctoral degree from the School of Medicine at the University of Witten/Herdecke. She is the owner of the California-based company Music Therapy Consulting, Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Louisville, and editor-in-chief of the online magazine imagine. Her award-winning research conducted at UNC’s FPG Child Development Center focuses on inclusion of children with ASD in preschool settings. A former President of the World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT), Dr. Kern currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) and continues her commitment to the editorial boards of the Canadian Journal of Music Therapy, and the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Dr. Kern is a frequent international speaker on early childhood intervention/special education, ASD, inclusion practices, international issues as well as online teaching, and has authored over 80 publications. She is the co-editor of the highly acclaimed book Early Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Supporting Young Children and Their Families now in its second edition. For more information visit www.musictherapy.biz.




Since its inauguration in the 1940s in the U.S., the profession of music therapy has been inducted in all part of the world. Where does the U.S. stand in the global development of the field today? Compare facts and numbers related to demographics, work settings, and services and learn about the latest developments of AMTA and CBMT. Zooming into clinical practice, the second part of this presentation features the clinical work of UofL faculty and highlights UofL students’ practicum experiences. Watch the video about music therapy with infants born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) that went viral, hear about an intergenerational music therapy