Music art department

People

Mahoney, John

Temple University Ph.D
New York University MA
Manhattan School of MM
Hartt College of Music BM


Assistant Professor

Department: Music
Office: CH-G 214A
Phone: (845) 257-2709
E-mail: mahoneyj@newpaltz.edu

Career History

Faculty:
SUNY New Paltz Director of Music Therapy Program Director 2012 -
SUNY New Paltz 2010 - 2012
New York University 2000-07
Manhattan School of Music 1979-90
Hartt College of Music 1975-78

Synthesizer/Keyboardist for artists including:
Billy Joel (Grammy) Patti Austin Chaka Kahn
Paul Simon (Grammy) David Sanborn Roberta Flack

Pianist/Keyboardist for original New York Broadway productions for composers including:
Marvin Hamlisch Jerry Herman
Stephen Sondheim Andrew Lloyd Weber

Teaching Interests

New York University
Analytical Music Therapy Workshop with Benedikte Scheiby 2006

Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy
Improvisational Music Therapy Summer Workshop 2005

Korean Association for Music Therapy Ehwa University, Seoul Korea
Music Therapy Symposium 2002

Awards, Honors & Recognition

National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts Teacher Recognition Award
United Nations-Sponsored World Travel Organization World Peace Award

Publications

Mahoney, J. (2012) The Impact of Creative Music Therapy on a Child’s Ability to Relate Interpersonally. In K. Bruscia (Ed.), Case Examples of Improvisational Music Therapy. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers

Mahoney, J. (2010) Interrater Agreement on the Nordoff-Robbins Evaluation Scale I: Client-Therapist Relationship in Musical Activity. Music and Medicine, 2(1).

Mahoney, J. (2004) Book Review: The Architecture of Music Therapy by Colin Lee. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 13(2).

Mahoney, J. (2003). Something’s gonna happen. In M. Ritholz & C. Robbins (Eds.) More themes for therapy from the Nordoff Robbins Center for Music Therapy at New York University. New York: Carl Fischer.

Mahoney, J. & Marcus, D. (2003). Hello. In M. Ritholz & C. Robbins (Eds.) More themes for therapy from the Nordoff Robbins Center for Music Therapy at New York University. New York: Carl Fischer.

Mahoney, J. & Turry, A. (2003). It’s fun to make music. In M. Ritholz & C. Robbins (Eds.) More themes for therapy from the Nordoff Robbins Center for Music Therapy at New York University. New York: Carl Fischer.

Mahoney, J. and Ritholz, M. (2003). Listen to the bells. In M. Ritholz & C. Robbins (Eds.) More themes for therapy from the Nordoff Robbins Center for Music Therapy at New York University. New York: Carl Fischer.

Certificates & Licenses

Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC)
NY State Certified Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT)
Analytical Music Therapist (AMT)
Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapist (NRMT)

Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations

SUNY New Paltz Human Research Ethics Board (HREB)