That musical connection has interested Skaliotis since the early 1970s when she earned a master’s degree in music therapy and dance therapy from Columbia University in New York. She then worked as a consultant and clinician in schools and hospitals before coming to Haverhill in 1975.
Even in retirement, Skaliotis continues to stay connected to her musical peers. She is a board member of the New England Region Music Therapy Association, formerly serving as the group’s vice president.
“Music therapy makes a difference for so many people,” she said.
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