The New England Region of the American Music Therapy Association Students

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Two NER 2019 Conference reimbursement scholarships are being raffled off. This raffle was intended for the NER-AMTAS annual business meeting on March 29, 2019, but did not happen. Eligibility goes to NER-AMTAS members who attended the March 29 meeting and who cannot receive NER 2019 reimbursement from their schools. No application is required. Please note, Berklee and AMC students can receive reimbursement from their schools for NER 2019. Members of the NER-AMTAS board will conduct the raffle and announce the winners in early May.  These steps have been overseen and approved by NER-AMTA.


We've Got the Beat: Music Therapy Awareness Concert/Open Mic Fundraiser

WHEN: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7-10 pm

WHERE: The Bebop Restaurant, 1116 Boylston Street, Boston

HEADLINER: Kayla Daly, with Alli Fox and Friends | 8:45pm

Visit our event page for more details!

This website is used to help NER-AMTAS strive to increase student participation, promote communication between members, and create a positive union of students within the region. NER-AMTAS develops, fosters, and promotes cooperation with the New England Region of the American Music Therapy Association, herein referred to as NER-AMTA, and other related professional organizations in activities that concern the music therapy profession and enhance the education of NER-AMTAS members.

NER-AMTAS is comprised of all students attending schools within the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) approved music therapy programs of the New England Region, including the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. 

The three schools include:

Anna Maria College (Paxton, MA)

Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)

and Lesley University (Cambridge, MA). 

NER-AMTAS Annual Business Meeting

WHEN: Friday, March 29, 2019, 6:15-7:45pm

WHERE: NER-AMTA Conference 2019
The Sea Crest Beach Hotel, North Falmouth, MA
Chatham Conference Room

All students are welcome! Pizza will be provided.

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2019 - 2020 Executive Board

Shari Hallas of Lesley University

President Elect: 
Diana Cortes of Berklee College of Music

Vice President of Anna Maria College:  
Liz Hastings

Vice President of Berklee College of Music: 
Julia Dwyer

Vice President of Lesley University:
Carol Smolenski

Camryn Gallagher of Anna Maria College

Delia Regan of Anna Maria College

Chair of Advocacy: 
Erin Haney of Berklee College of Music

Public Relations Chair: 
Judy Nie of Berklee College of Music

Corinne Burch of Berklee College of Music

Student Advisor:  
Professor Kayla Daly of Lesley University and Anna Maria College