Music Therapy

Find Meaning Through Music

Learn how a love of music can help people grow! Music therapy helps people of all ages and abilities reach their health and wellness goals through music. Private and group sessions are individualized for you and your loved ones.


Music therapy is the use of music to work on non-musical goals. It is evidence-based, individualized, and performed by a trained therapist.

Music therapy can benefit people throughout their lives, from birth to end of life care. Encore’s music therapist creates personalized musical experiences for people of all abilities. Disabilities served include:

  • Autism
  • Down syndrome
  • Intellectual/developmental disability
  • Mental illness
  • Dementia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • More (Ask Encore’s music therapist about specific disabilities/conditions)

Music is a universal experience! People from every culture embrace and make music. Music therapy can address a wide variety of skills. Skills include cognitive, physical, social, emotional, academic, spiritual, and more!

Music therapy sessions/adaptive lessons for every ability are available at EMA’s downtown location.
In some situations, the music therapist can provide sessions on-site at facilities such as schools and retirement homes. To request sessions at an alternative location, contact us.

Semester tuition (18 weeks)
15-minute lessons $288
30-minute lessons $576
45-minute lessons $864
60-minute lessons $1152

Yes, need-based financial aid is available to all families and individuals. We believe that music is an integral part of everyone’s life. Read our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement.

Learn more about Financial Assistance