Music art department

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Viega, Michael

Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PhD in Music Therapy (2013) & Masters in Music Therapy (2008)


Assistant Professor

Department: Music
Office: CH-G 213C
Phone: (845) 257-2707
E-mail: viegam@newpaltz.edu

Office Hours

M01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
R01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Career History

TEACHING/SUPERVISION EXPERIENCE

August 2013 Assistant Professor, State University of New York, New Paltz

August 2008- August 2013 Temple University, Coordinator of Clinical Placements, Adjunct Faculty

Summer 2009- August 2013 Molloy College (Rockville Centre, NY), Adjunct Faculty

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (Partial list)

August 2008-August 2013 Shriners Hospital for Children (Philadelphia, PA.)

Spring 2008-Winter 2011 Carson Valley Children’s Aid (Philadelphia, PA)

August 2007-Winter 2010 Arts and Quality of Life Research Center

August 2006-January 2010 Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy

August 2004-August 2006 Institute for Therapy through The Arts (ITA)

Teaching Interests

Music Therapy Foundations
Music Thearpy Research
Music Thearpy Clinical Supervision
Experiential and Arts Based Education in Music Therapy

Research/Creative Activity

Arts Based Research
Composition Methods in Music Thearpy
Popular Music and Adolescents
Hip Hop Culture and Music Therapy

Awards, Honors & Recognition

2013: Outstanding Contribution to the Field Music Therapy; Temple University
2009: Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy; American Music Therapy Association
2009: Joanne Marie Cardillo Memorial Fund for Music Therapy; Music Therapy Scholarship. Temple, University
2008: Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association Graduate Scholarship Award
2007: Joanne Marie Cardillo Memorial Fund for Music Therapy; Music Therapy Scholarship. Temple University

Publications

Viega, M., & Hadley, S. (2013). Direct encounters: Challenging my sense of self as a good,
moral person. In S. Hadley (Ed.) Experiencing Race as a Music Therapist: Personal
Narratives. Barcelona Publishers: Gilsum, NH.

Viega, M. (2011). The Hero’s Journey in hip-hop and its applications in music therapy. In S. Hadley & G. Yancy (Eds.), Therapeutic uses of rap music. New York, NY: Routledge Publishers.

Viega, M. & MacDonald, S. (2011). Hear Our Voices: A music therapy songwriting program and the message of The Little Saints. In S. Hadley & G. Yancy (Eds.), Therapeutic uses of rap music. New York, NY: Routledge Publishers.

Viega, M. (2010). Body listening as a method of understanding a music program used in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music. Journal of the Association for Music and Imagery, 12, 21-47.

Certificates & Licenses

MT-BC: Board certified by the American Music Therapy Association, July 2001
FAMI: Fellowship in the Association of Music and Imagery.

Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations

2008-current: Assembly Delegate Member of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association
May 2011-2013: Ethics Chair, Association of Music and Imagery (AMI)
March 2011-2013: Vice President Conference Planning for Mid-Atlantic Region of Music Therapy
March 2011-March 2012: Diversity Task Force, American Music Therapy Association
2008- March 2011: Vice President Conference Planning-Elect for the Mid-Atlantic Region of Music Therapy, Assembly Delegate for Mid-Atlantic Region of Music Therapy