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MASTER OF MUSIC THERAPY...

(The Big Idea)  15 May 2017

Effective with new born babies through to old age, music therapy claims positive change for people who are under stress, have intellectual, physical or emotional needs, neurological conditions, a terminal illness or  read more....

USING THE POWER OF MUSIC TO HELP PEOPLE... (Otago Daily Times)  5 Oct 2019

Treating neurological conditions using music therapy has long gone under the radar.  But Avonhead resident Kimberley Wade doesn’t want the treatment to be a “secret” anymore.

Eight years ago Mrs Wade, who runs her private practice Southern Music Therapy  read more....

CANTABRAINERS A CONSTANT VOICE...

(Arts Access)  10 Oct 2019

“Two of our men have gorgeous, chocolatey, rich baritone voices. We have people from all walks of life: policemen, milkmen, auctioneers, business owners. Many have never sung before and in no time they are loving it,” says Angela Reimer   read more....

THE CHOIR PROVIDING A CHANCE TO HEAL, PERFORM AND SOCIALISE... (Stuff.co.nz)  6 Jul 2017

Bruce Whitfield's eyes fill with tears when he is asked about his membership in the Cantabrainers​ choir.

"I always get emotional ... thankfully it's only ever good things." read more....

ONE IN FIVE FOR 6 May 2012 - THERAPEUTIC CHOIR... (RNZ.co.nz)  6 May 2012

A new therapeutic choir, based upon Auckland's Celebration Choir, has been boosting both the vocal abilities and the  confidence of a Christchurch group with neurological disorders.

The choir is made up of read more....

KIWIBANK LOCAL HERO MEDALISTS
MEET YOUR TOP 100 LOCAL LEGENDS ... (nzawards.org.nz)

The Kiwibank Local Hero of the Year Award - Te Pou Toko o te Tau recognises everyday people doing extraordinary things in their local hapori – communities over the past year.  read more....

BEYOND INCLUSION:  EVERYONE DESERVES TO BELONG... (The Big Idea )  19 Oct 2020

May Clulee is one of over 70 registered music therapists in Aotearoa New Zealand, with a strong stance on disability advocacy. To celebrate Music Therapy Week (19-25 October),  The Big Idea asked May what issues need to be raised to the wider creative community.  read more....

MUSIC MATTERS FOR THE BRAIN... (NZ Herald)  22 May 2016

The hills of Dairy Flat are alive with the sounds of music whenever James Wong, 7, and music therapist May Clulee get together.

James, who loves The Sound of Music, has regular music therapy sessions with Clulee  read more....