to Prelude Music Therapy!

New book! Music Heard So Deeply: A Music Therapy Memoir
by Betsey King, PhD, MT-BC
Case stories from 30 years of music therapy practice
in medical centers, public schools, elder care, and more.

Our mission is to serve children and adults with special needs through sharing information & creating and publishing music therapy strategies. We invite you to explore the various pages on our site, using the links on the right.

If you want an introduction to music therapy...

you can look at a definition, along with ten reasons that music is an effective therapeutic and educational tool, and our answers to frequently-asked questions.

If you're wondering about hiring a music therapist...

this page is important, and our pages on the use of music in public schools, medicine, developmental disabilities, and hospice settings may be helpful.

If you want to explore ways to use music more effectively...

take a look at our songbooks, visual aid kits, and instructional books, as well as our tips on how to use them.

If you're writing a paper...

or otherwise researching music therapy for school, check out our various links pages for more in-depth information.

If you're a music therapist looking for the SEMTAP...

the Special Education Music Therapy Assessment Process Handbook can be ordered here, and we encourage you to check out our instructional books as well.

Prelude Music Therapy Home Page
About Us
What is Music Therapy?
What to Expect from a MT-BC
Frequently-Asked Questions

Public Schools
Hospice Care
Developmental Disabilities

Product List
Visual Aid Kits
Instructional Books
Other Resources
Ordering Instructions

You Can Sing!
Recommended Instruments

Research and Information
Music & Instrument Suppliers
Support Groups
Other Useful Links