Refund policy for MTAO conferences and workshops:

If you would like to cancel your registration for an MTAO conference or workshop, written notice of the reason for cancellation will be required (please contact If notice of cancellation is given at least 2 weeks prior to the event date, you will receive a full refund minus a $10 cancellation fee.  No refund will be given for less than 2 weeks’ notice.

Upcoming events

    • 27 Oct 2018
    • Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue West
    • 31

    Date:  Sat. Oct. 27, 2018 | Registration starts at 9:30AM 

    Location:  Wilfrid Laurier University, rooms A221 and A204

    Fee:  $10 for MTAO members, $25 for non-members

    Other info:  Lunch will NOT be provided - please bring your own or purchase on site

    Registration Deadline:  October 20, 2018.

    See schedule below!

    2018 SISC Schedule (1).pdf

    See you there!

    • 01 Nov 2018
    • 29 Nov 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • Online
    • 37

    MTAO is please to offer the business skills seminar series again during the month of November. 



    Nov. 1 - 
    Finances: Samantha Dykstra, CPA, CA, LPA

    I am a senior accountant at Millard, Rouse & Rosebrugh LLP located in Brantford, Ontario. I have been with Millards since 2011. I obtained my degree in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Waterloo, where I also obtained my Masters in Accounting. I work with a variety of files and clients, but I specialize most in audits of not-for-profit organizations, personal tax and small-business corporate tax. I am also a Board member on a local not-for-profit organization. I currently reside in Paris, Ontario.

    Nov. 7 - Utilizing LinkedIn to get what you need!: Donna Sauve

    Donna Sauve is a Certified Internet Marketing Consultant. With over 7 years of industry experience, Donna offers internet solutions services marketing, paid internet advertising, search engine marketing, website such as: strategy and planning, inbound marketing, social media analytics, and lead nurturing. Donna has helped many small and medium sized businesses rise above their competition using leading edge digital technologies.


    • WSI Trained and Certified Digital Marketing Consultant since 2011
    • Certified Hootsuite Professional
    • Certified Social Selling Trainer with WSI
    • Over 15 years as a Project Manager in the pharmaceutical industry.


    • 2014 Brampton Business Times Top Performer Website Design
      2012 ZONTA Women of Achievement Awards Nominee for Business
      Past Board of Director for PAIL Network Nonprofit Organization


    • Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Financial, Real Estate, HVAC, Non-Profit, Home Improvement, Law, eCommerce

    Nov. 13 -  Cold Calling Workshop: Miya Adout, MA MTA

    Miya Adout is a graduate of Concordia University where she received a graduate certificate and Master of Arts degree in Music Therapy. She is the Founder & Director of Miya Music Therapy, a private practice that currently consists of 7 music therapists providing music therapy services to individuals of all ages and abilities throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Miya is also the Consultant for the Ontario Music Therapy Academy which provides professional development workshops to music therapists and allied health care professionals. Miya is a board member of the Music Therapy Association of Ontario and the Canadian Association of Music Therapists. She is passionate about advocacy, entrepreneurship, and continuing education in the music therapy field.

    Nov. 29 - New Year, New You:  Andrea L. Wilson, P.Eng., MBA

    After years of climbing the corporate ladder and working in senior leadership roles both in the manufacturing and service industries, Andrea realized that her values no longer aligned with that of the corporation she worked for. She needed a change. Andrea wanted to ensure she was living her purpose and she felt the reason she was put on this earth was to make an impact in the lives of the next generation of leaders. Andrea is a Professor in The Business School @ Humber College, the founder of Achieve™ and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others. Andrea has an Electrical Engineering Bachelor Degree and a Masters of Business Administration, however what she is most proud of, is being the mother of 3 amazing daughters.

    • 23 Feb 2019
    • Lincoln Alexander Centre, 160 King St. E., Hamilton, ON

    This Year's Theme: Propelling Forward:  Music Therapy Innovation in Ontario

    Call for Papers - Deadline to apply is October 15. Please include a brief video clip outlining your abstract.
    Call for Posters - Deadline to apply is October 15.

    To apply, please send proposals to:


    Stay tuned for more info! 

Past events

24 Feb 2018 MTAO 2018 Annual Conference & AGM
07 Nov 2017 Business Skills Seminar Series
28 Oct 2017 An OAMT Event: Two-Day Music Therapy Workshop with John A. Carpente
21 Oct 2017 2017 Student/Intern/Supervisor Conference (SISC)
25 May 2017 CAMT Conference 2017 - Reaching New Heights
25 Apr 2017 Guided Imagery and Music - Level 1 Training
25 Feb 2017 MTAO Annual Conference & AGM 2017
24 Feb 2017 Advanced Supervision Training (Pre-Conference Workshop)
01 Oct 2016 2016 Student/Intern/Supervisor Conference (SISC)
27 May 2016 Canadian Association of Music Therapy Annual Conference
27 Feb 2016 2016 MTAO Annual Conference & AGM
21 Nov 2015 Music Therapy Vs. Psychotherapy Panel Discussion
14 Nov 2015 2015 Student/Intern/Supervisor Conference (SISC)
13 Jun 2015 Workshop: Use of Self in Anti-Oppressive Music Therapy Practice
30 May 2015 NICU Music Therapy: First Sounds: Rhythm, Breath, and Lullaby & EMT as a Noise Modulator: A Continuum of Care
22 May 2015 CAMT Conference 2015
29 Mar 2015 March for Music Therapy
09 Mar 2015 Engaging Older Adults and Persons with Dementia Through Performing Arts
31 Jan 2015 2015 MTAO Annual Conference & AGM
22 Nov 2014 The Ontario Association of Marriage and Family Therapy 2014 Conference
08 Nov 2014 2014 Student/Intern/Supervisor Conference (SISC)
21 Sep 2014 TAMT SOCIAL
23 Jun 2014 CAMT Conference 2014 - Celebrating 40 Years of Music Therapy Across the Lifespan
22 Jun 2014 2014 MTAO Annual Conference & AGM
31 May 2014 Grandparenting Application Webinar
10 May 2014 Grandparenting Application Webinar
04 May 2014 Grandparenting Application Workshop #2
04 May 2014 Ottawa Area Music Therapists- Annual General Meeting 2014
02 May 2014 Neuroscience, Speech and Language Training in Music Therapy
26 Apr 2014 Grandparenting Application Workshop #1
01 Apr 2014 Canadian Institute for Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy- Info Night
30 Mar 2014 March for Music Therapy
08 Feb 2014 2014 Student/Intern Conference
08 Feb 2014 2014 Online Conference Music Therapy: Beyond Borders
02 Nov 2013 2013 MTAO Annual Conference & AGM
18 Jun 2013 Toronto Area Music Therapist Meeting
26 May 2013 Toronto Area Music Therapist Meeting
20 Apr 2013 Music Therapy Night
14 Apr 2013 Toronto Area Music Therapist Meeting
26 Feb 2013 Toronto Area Music Therapist Meeting
02 Feb 2013 2013 Student/Intern Conference
10 Nov 2012 Music Care Conference
03 Nov 2012 2012 MTAO Annual Conference & AGM
03 May 2012 CAMT Conference
25 Feb 2012 Regulation Information Session
04 Feb 2012 2012 Student/Intern Conference
25 Jan 2012 Regulation Information Session
05 Nov 2011 2011 MTAO Annual Conference & AGM
22 Oct 2011 Music Care Conference
24 Sep 2011 2-day Workshop in Ottawa, ON by Music Psychotherapist Diane Austin
14 Jul 2011 Free Lunch-time Lecture presented by Chilean music therapist Mireya P. Gonzalez
24 May 2011 International Music Therapy Research Conference 2011
18 May 2011 Exploring Special Features of Sudden Loss, Trauma & Suicide
17 May 2011 The Wilderness of Grief: Finding your Way
25 Sep 2010 2010 MTAO Annual Conference & AGM
07 Nov 2009 2009 MTAO Annual Conference & AGM
01 Nov 2008 2008 MTAO Annual Conference & AGM
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