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Angela M. Guerriero

Founder and Clinical Director of Tempo! Music Therapy Services of PA and NJ
Music Therapist and Music Together® Teacher, Tempo! PA and NJ

Education:
  • MM, Music Education, West Chester University
  • MA, Music Therapy, Immaculata University
  • M.Ed., Special Education, West Chester University
  • BS, Music Education, West Chester University
  • PhD Candidate, Creative Arts in Therapy, Drexel University

Certifications:
  • MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified)
  • Certificate in Expressive Arts, Immaculata University Teaching Certification, Music Education and Special Education, NJ and PA
  • Orff-Schulwerk, AOSA and West Chester University
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher
  • Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200)
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher
    • Music Together Within Therapy® (MTWT) Provider

Coursework/Experience:
  • Clinical work with variety of ages including children, young adolescents, adults, and seniors
  • Expertise with individuals living with autism, developmental delays, speech and language disorders, motor planning delays, TBI, mental illness, at-risk families with young children
  • Completed Level One, Sensory Integration Training
  • Music Together® center director
  • Music Together® outreach programs
  • Yoga for the Special Child (Sonia Sumar Method)

Accomplishments:
  • Adjunct professor, West Chester University, 2013-Present
  • Clinical Training Coordinator, Immaculata University, 2005-2006
  • Special Needs Program Development Workgroup, Music Together®, LLC, group member
  • Regional, national, and international presentations with topics including music therapy and adapted music education

Professional Memberships:
  • National Association for Music Educators (NAfME)
  • American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
  • New Jersey Association for Music Therapy (NJAMT)
Tori Conicello-Emery

Tori Conicello-Emery, MA, MT-BC
Music Therapist and Music Together® Teacher, Tempo! PA

Education:

  • MA, music therapy, Immaculata University
  • BA, Communications, concentration in theatre with minors in Music and Spanish, Eastern University

Certifications:

  • MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified)
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher
    • Music Together Within Therapy® (MTWT) Provider
  • Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200)

Experience:

  • Experience with individuals diagnosed with mental illnesses, addictions and psychosocial challenges, children and adolescents on the autism spectrum and with developmental delays, and hospitalized pediatrics and their families
  • Expertise in working with the voice, classically trained, performed in bands, and has an extensive musical theater background
  • Treats the voice as another musical instrument and believes in the direct connection the body and psyche have to the vocal instrument and continues to explore this with her clients through song and improvisation
  • Works with Music Together® on their MTWT program with other music therapists
  • Developed a model for adapted and therapeutic voice lessons
  • Worked at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) on various inpatient units (cardiac, adolescent medicine, critical care, GI and oncology)
  • Experience with individuals diagnosed with mental illnesses, addictions and psychosocial challenges, children and adolescents on the autism spectrum and developmental delays, and hospitalized pediatrics and their families

Accomplishments:

  • Piloted a multi-media social music therapy group with higher functioning tweens on the autism spectrum at Tempo! Music Therapy Services
  • Piloted the Music Together Within Therapy® (MTWT) Program at CHOP with cardiac patients and families during the clinical testing stage
  • Presented on infant-directed singing to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unity (NICU) at CHOP
  • Co-presented on creative arts therapy interventions with adolescents on the adolescent medicine unit at CHOP
  • Presented on Music Together Within Therapy® groups for the Child Life, Creative Arts Therapy and Education Department at CHOP
Krista Winter Galley
Krista Winter Galley, MA, MT-BC
Music Therapist, Tempo! PA

Education:

  • AA, Liberal Arts, Hesston College
  • BA, Music/vocal, Eastern University
  • MA, Music Therapy, Drexel University

Certifications:

  • MT-BC (Music-Therapist Board Certified)
  • Completed Neurologic Music Therapy training, February 2011
  • Plans to complete Music Together® Teacher Training February 2014

Experience

  • Classically trained for voice, as well as proficient on guitar and keyboard
  • Created a music therapy program in a small rural hospital, and provided services for patients of all ages with variety of needs from Alzheimer's and Dementia, to asthma and William's Syndrome
  • Led Sunday morning and Wednesday evening music-based worship experiences for church's disability ministry program for teens and young adults

Accomplishments:

  • Presenter at Regional, state, and national levels on the topic of music therapy and patient-centered healthcare to both music therapists and other healthcare workers
  • Received Outstanding Overall Achievement in Music Therapy Award Recipient, Drexel University
  • Was Keynote Speaker at 1st Annual "Show-Me MT" Missouri Music Therapy Institute
  • Invited to write an article on Music Therapy for Planetree Annual Newsletter
  • Co-founded cross-country skype-based peer supervision group for Music Therapists

Professional Memberships:

  • AMTA
  • CBMT, Continuing Education Committee Member
Elizabeth Ghiorzi

Elizabeth Ghiorzi, MA, MT-BC
Music Therapist and Music Together® Teacher, Tempo! PA

Education:
  • MA, Music Therapy, Immaculata University
  • BS, Music Therapy, Elizabethtown College

Certifications:
  • MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified)
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher

Coursework/Experience:
  • Experience working with individuals with autism, developmental delays, speech and language disorders, traumatic brain injury (TBI), mental illness, Alzheimer's, Sensory Processing Disorder, and motor impairment
  • Experience with Music Facilitated Progressive Muscle Relaxation
  • Treats children, adolescents, adults, and seniors
  • Expertise in teaching adaptive music lessons to children and adults

Accomplishments:
  • Adjunct professor, Elizabethtown College 2008 - present

Professional Memberships:
  • AMTA
Suzanne Graves

Suzanne Graves, MA, MT-BC
Music Therapist and Music Together® Teacher, Tempo! PA

Education:
  • BA, Sterling College, Music Education, Psychology (minor)
  • MA,  Immaculata University, Music Therapy

Certifications:
  • MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified)
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher
    • Music Together Within Therapy® (MTWT) Provider

Experience:
  • Conductor of workshops for "Creative Approaches to Directing Handbells with Special Populations"
  • Creator of the Music Therapy program for adults with intellectual disabilities at Melmark's Meadows Day Program
  • Director of the Melmark "Joybells", a therapeutic performing handbell choir of 12 adults with Down Syndrome
  • Creator of the Melmark "Enrichment Chime Choir" for children and adults with autism, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida, and stroke
  • Creator of the Melmark Meadows "Ringers in Training", a program to develop potential ringers for the "Joybells"
  • Teacher of piano, voice, and guitar

Accomplishments:
  • Named Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

Personal:

  • Married with three grown children, two daughters and a son
  • Oldest daughter sustained a brain injury as an infant, causing cerebral palsy and learning disabilities
  • Involved in various church music ministries
Elana C. Honig-Juárez, MS

Elana C. Honig-Juárez, MS
Music Together® Teacher, PA

Education:
  • MS , Nonprofit Management, New School University in New York City
  • MS, Bilingual Education, CCNY
  • BS, Psychology and minor in Spanish Literature, Simmons College in Boston

Certifications:
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher

Experience:
  • Teaching Music Together® since 2006

Accomplishments:
  • Fluent in Spanish

Personal:
  • Gains inspiration from own two children who attended Music Together® classes
  • Originally from Ohio, lived in Boston, Mexico, and Jersey City before moving to Malvern, PA in 2008
Jodi C. Jianniney

Jodi C. Jianniney, MAEd
Music Teacher® Teacher and Zumba® Instructor, Tempo! PA

Education:
  • MAEd, Gratz College
  • BM, Music Education, West Chester University

Certifications:
  • Teaching Certification, Music Education, PA
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher
  • Licensed Zumba®, Zumba Kids Jr.® , and Zumba Kids® Instructor

Experience:
  • Music Teacher, ages 4-21, Valley Forge Educational Services (VFES)
  • Works with individuals with autism, developmental delays, speech and language disorders, traumatic brain injury (TBI), severe emotional disorders
  • Trained in brain-based learning strategies
  • Presented at music education conferences in Pennsylvania and Delaware
  • Teaches adult and child Zumba® Fitness classes
  • Teaches private piano, guitar, and flute lessons

Professional Memberships:
  • National Association for Music Educators (NAfME)
  • Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA)
  • Zumba® Instructor Network (ZIN)

Personal:
  • She has a son in elementary school
  • New Holland Band 2005-present, flute and piccolo
April Mullen

April Mullen, MA
Music Therapist and Music Together® Teacher, Tempo! PA

Education:
  • MA - Music Therapy, Immaculata University
  • BM - Music Education, West Chester University

Certifications:
  • Certificate in Orff-Schulwerk, West Chester University
  • Level II Teaching Certification, Music Education K-12, PA
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher

Experience:
  • Music Teacher, Kindergarten and 1st Grade General Music, 2nd and 3rd Grade Choir-Collegium Charter School, Exton, PA
  • Student teaching- Elementary and High School Music
  • Teaches piano, guitar, flute, and clarinet lessons

Professional Memberships:
  • National Association for Music Educators (NAfME)
  • Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA)
  • Philadelphia Area Orff Schulwerk Association (PAOSA)

Personal:
  • April lives in Coatesville with her husband and two sons
  • Plays with the Upper Darby Sousa Band: flute and piccolo
Gregory Perkins

Gregory Perkins, MT-BC
Music Therapist, Tempo! NJ

Education:
  • BA, Music Therapy, Concentration: Voice; Montclair State University

Certifications:
  • MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified)
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher

Experience:
  • Matheny Medical & Educational Center Peapack, NJ Position: Music Therapist & Case Manager
  • Tempo! Music Therapy Services LLC Nutley, NJ
  • New Jersey Association for Music Therapy (NJAMT)
    • Position: Secretary- 2009-2011 Position: Vice President- 2011- present
  • 2007 MAR Passages, Modern Day Healers: Visionaries of the Future Shenandoah University
    • Position: Co-Coordinator

Accomplishments:
  • Presenter of multiple presentations including:
    • Therapy for the Therapist: A look at the Experiences of Six Music Therapy Students in Various Forms of Therapy - 2007 AMTA Annual AMTA Conference in Ocean City, Maryland
    • Treatment Protocols for Working with Individuals with Developmental Disorders and Disabilities- 2009 AMTA Annual Conference in San Diego, California.
    • Multi-Sensory Interventions with Clients in Low Awareness Sates- 2011 2nd Annual Disorders of Consciousness Symposium hosted by Seton Pediatric Center at Helen Mills Theatre in New York, NY.
Danielle Platt

Danielle Platt, BM, MT-BC
Music Therapist and Music Together® Teacher, Tempo! PA

Education:
  • BM, Music Therapy, Immaculata University
  • MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified)
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher

Experience:
  • Facilitates individual and group music therapy sessions
  • Teaches Music Together® classes
  • Teaches preschool music classes
  • Salem County Special Services (long-term Substitute Music Therapist) providing music therapy services in 4 different schools
  • Child and Career Developmental Center, Internship
  • Treated children and adolescents with multiple disabilities
  • Assisted in leading a bell choir and chorus
  • Worked as the assistant director of recreation and the dementia program for the Broomall Rehabilitation and Nursing Center where she met the recreational and musical needs of sixty residents with Alzheimer's and dementia by providing them with music therapy individual and group sessions on a daily basis
  • Teaches flute and piano lessons

Accomplishments:
  • Enjoys playing the flute

Professional Memberships:
  • AMTA
Lindsey Robinson

Lindsey Robinson
Music Teacher, Tempo! NJ
Music Therapist, Pending Passing Board Exam May 2014

Education:
  • BA, Music Therapy, Montclair State University
    • Minor: Psychology
    • Concentration: Piano

Certifications:

  • Plans to complete Music Together® Training February 2014
  • Will sit for Music Therapist Board Exam in May 2014

Experience:
  • Completed Music Therapy Internship at Ben Samuels Children's Center—Provided services for children (ages 0-7) to address goals focused in developmental milestones such as fine/gross motor movements, sensory relational challenges.
  • Essex County Hospital Center—Provided services for adults (ages 18-70) with mental illness. Services strongly focused on socialization, self-expression, self-awareness, and reality orientation.

Professional Memberships:
  • AMTA
  • NJAMT
Nancy Server

Nancy Server, MA, MT-BC
Music Therapist, Tempo! PA

Education:
  • BA, Music, concentration in voice performance, Ohio State University
  • MA, Counseling Therapy, Immaculata University
  • Post Graduate – Music Therapy

Certifications:
  • Board Eligible National Certified Counselor

Coursework/Experience:
  • Completed Internship at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) on various inpatient units
  • During internship treated clients with developmental delays, physical and psychosocial challenges, and pre and post surgery patients
  • Expertise and passion in working with depression, anxiety, life challenges, personal growth, voice and breathing techniques
  • Classically trained, soloist with guest musicians, extensive theatre and musical theatre background as both actor and director, on the Board of Directors for dcp theatre
  • Nancy believes that music is integral to health and healing. She has a particular interest in children with special needs, Alzheimer / dementia research and the caregivers of both populations

Accomplishments:
  • Facilitated caregiver groups for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and The Golden Living Center
  • Conducted therapeutic workshops using music and relaxation techniques
  • Presented to caregiver groups at Peter Becker Community and The Golden Living Center
Coleen Shanagher

Coleen Shanagher, MT-BC
Tempo! Music Therapist NJ

Education:
  • BA, Music Therapy, Montclair State University
    • Concentration: Voice

Certifications:

  • Music Therapist Board Certified (MT-BC)
  • Music Together® Teacher
    • Music Together Within Therapy® Provider

Experience:

  • Internship: Hospice of Palm Beach County: Providing services for clients (ages 3-100) to address pain, impaired communication, anticipatory grief, altered thought processes and impaired breathing; developed curriculum and facilitated an eight week creative arts bereavement group; provided music therapy services for two bereavement camps
  • Tempo! Music Therapy Services, LLC; providing services for clients of all ages, groups and individuals in office as well as in senior care facilities, managing advocacy and inclusive community events

Professional Membership:

  • American Music Therapy Association
  • NJAMT: Acting representative for Private Practice Referrals
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