Saturday, December 12, 2009

December 12, 2009 - Dr. Petra Kern and the World Federation of Music Therapy

This week I'm talking with Dr. Petra Kern, President of the World Federation of Music Therapy. Founded in 1985 in Genoa Italy, the World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT) is the only worldwide professional organization representing music therapy in many areas of the world. The WFMT is led by an international body, with officers,commissioners, and regional liaisons in Africa, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, India, Ireland, Korea, Spain, U.A.E., and the USA. Listen here. The World Congress of Music Therapy will be in Seoul, Korea in 2011.

Also, The Beck Center has generously donated CDs to give away. Call into the show, sign into chat, or leave a comment here to win the CD! This CD is their second release of their Kids-n-Tunes collection, the first is titled Kids-n-Tunes: A Music Collection for Kids.

A Kids-n-Tunes Christmas features their Kids-n-Tunes Singers, members of the Beck's Youth Choirs, Creative Arts Therapies Staff and other great musicians and friends. The CD includes crayons to color the CD cover's artwork.

The songs include: We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Up On the Housetop, Joy to the World, Jolly Old Saint Nicholas, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, O Christmas Tree, Jingle Bells, Deck the Halls, Silent Night, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and Let There Be Peace On Earth. Between each song the children are interviewed about various topics centered around the holidays.

More information can be found about the Beck Center and it's various programs at

The CDs are $12 for the Xmas and $10 for the Music Collection for Kids, plus shipping. OR get them FREE by calling into the show, leaving a comment here, or participating in the chat room!

1 comment:

Michelle Erfurt said...

So sorry to have missed the show live... but thankful for the podcasts! Have a great holiday Janice (and please add me to the CD raffle). :)