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
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.