Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


June 12, 2013

Noteworthy honor

Music therapist finds rewards in healing power of music


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.

Noteworthy honor; Music therapist find rewards in healing power of music

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