The New England Region of the American Music Therapy Association Students

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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). 

2018 - 2019 Executive Board

Alison Dagger of Lesley University

President Elect: 
Shari Hallas of Lesley University

Vice President of Anna Maria College:  
Sonya DiPietro

Vice President of Berklee College of Music: 
David Nicholson

Vice President of Lesley University:
Lionel Cheong

Camryn Gallagher of Anna Maria College

Carolyn Artesani of Lesley University

Chair of Advocacy: 
Katelyn Sable of Anna Maria College

Public Relations Chair: 
Brittany Leonard of Lesley University 

Alex Ford of Berklee College of Music

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