Log in

The Southwestern region
of the american music therapy association


The Harmony Award was established in 1989 to honor members of the Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association  who have made outstanding and significant contributions to the profession in the areas of clinical practice, education, research, and/or service.     Nominations for the 2019 Conference are live! Click here.

1991 - Cathy Knoll
1996 - Regina Chase
1998 - Hope Young
2000 - Betsey King Brunk
2006 - Gloria McDaniel
2008 - Debbie Dacus
2011 - Veronica Butler
2012 - Rachel Nowels
2014 - Allison Etter
2016 - Carolyn Dobson, Michael Richardson


1994 - Joseph Pinson
1996 - Mary Ann Nolteriek
1997 - Michael Cassity 
2000 - Kiran Winfield
2005 - Christine Neugebauer
2009 - Karen Miller
2011 - Bill Matney
2014 - Sherri Ross
2015 - Barbara Bastable, ChihChen Sophia Lee
2016 - Ed Kahler


1990 - Don Michel
2000 - Don Hodges
2012 - Robert Krout


1989 - Mary Rudenberg
1992 - Andrea Farbman (Outstanding Service)
1996 - Kathleen Coleman
1999 - Nancy Hadsell
2007 - Nellie Doty
2008 - Jennifer Voss
2010 - Suzanne Heppel
2011 - Kate Harrison
2012 - Elizabeth Allen
2013 - Ann Petty
2014 - Janice Lindstrom, 
Amy Rogers
2015 - Terri Hart, Julie Long
2016 - Jennifer Townsend
2017 - Michelle Kennemer


The Mary Toombs Rudenberg Lifetime Leadership Award was established to honor individuals who have held positions of leadership in the Southwestern Region and/or American Music Therapy Association, who have attained excellence in clinical practice and/or teaching in the Southwestern region, mentoring and encouraging other music therapists, etc. The recipient should have given this service/leadership in the Southwestern region over two or more decades, with the Award possibly given post-retirement. The recipients of this award are selected by consensus of past presidents of SWAMTA, coordinated by the sitting Past President, via email.


2013
Mary Rudenberg

2018
Robert Krout

2014
Joe Pinson

2016
Nancy Hadsell

2017
Jackie Peters

© Copyright 2015-2016 Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software