Thara Memory, music alum, led his American Music Program to win the Essentially Ellington competition at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City in May 2015.
Department of Music
MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Music Therapy, Naropa
BA in Music, Gonzaga University
Specialized training in music therapy-assisted childbirth facilitation
Music in Recreation and Special Education
Music Therapy Practicum Seminar
Beth Rousseau is a board-certified music therapist and classically trained vocalist. In addition to the courses she teaches at Marylhurst, she is Practicum On-Site Supervisor for music therapy students.
Beth was president of the Oregon Association for Music Therapy in 2007 and 2008, and has served a total of seven years on the board. She is the founder of Portland Music Therapy, providing music therapy, counseling and doula services since 2004. Beth has been a member of the American Music Therapy Association since 2002.