Music Therapy Equivalency Program

While studying music at CUW, you now have the chance to concurrently work towards a music therapy equivalency at Alverno College. The equivalency option allows you to:

  • Focus on specific courses required to become a board-certified music therapist 
  • Integrate your CUW study with Averno's highly regarded ability-based curriculum
  • Work under the direct supervision of board-certified music therapists in clinical settings
  • Gain the experience you’ll need to secure a top internship position and build a strong resume

What is Music Therapy?

Music Therapy is the act of applying science to art. Therapists use music to aid changes in behavior and brain function with the ultimate goal of promoting health and wellness. Music therapists are part of multidisciplinary teams in medical and psychiatric hospitals, hospice, schools and clinics.

For more information, please contact the Music Department Chair at 262.243.4235 

Complementary Majors/Minors

Full Time Faculty

Dr. Louis Menchaca, Chair

Professor of Music, K-12 Instrumental

Mark Bloedow

Assistant Professor

Prof. Lynn Little

Assistant Professor of Music

Dr. James Freese

Assistant Professor of Music

Dr. Alexa Doebele

Assistant Professor of Music

Johanna Anderson

Director of Athletic Bands, Music Recruiter