The New England Region of the American Music Therapy Association Students

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 five schools include:

Anna Maria College (Paxton, MA)

Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)

Lesley University (Cambridge, MA)

University of Rhode Island (South Kingstown, RI)

Westfield State University (Westfield, MA)


Passages 2021 videos are now available!

Updates from NER-AMTAS

The NER-AMTA Regional Conference is at the Stoweflake Resort in Vermont from April 20-22 this year. AND it's the first in-person conference since 2019! Get your tickets and book your room at the links below:



Recently AMTA has shared some news that is vital to our experience as students, professionals, and/or advocates of music therapy. Please follow this link for more details: