In this episode, Noa shares about Spectrum Creative Arts, a creative arts center based in Rochester NY. She shares the unique creative resources that the team has been publishing to Spectrum Press, their dedicated resource website for therapists. These resources are virtual and can supplement and inspire the work that creative arts therapists are doing in the field – songbooks, session ideas, interviews with other professionals, and many other creative resources. Noa dives into the specifics of their most recent creations, such as an E-songbook called “Songs for Social Distancing” full of songs to support students with their changes of COVID-19.
Noa Ferguson is the Co-Founder and Director of Spectrum Creative Arts, an inclusive creative arts center offering arts education and therapies for diverse learners in Rochester, NY. Noa specializes in music therapy program development and interdisciplinary collaboration in K-12 special education settings. She is passionate about cultivating creativity and excellence in the field of music therapy, playing an active role in the mentorship of music therapy students, and practicing clinicians. Spectrum Creative Arts proudly employs 12 music therapists on its 20-person creative arts team and has channeled the intense creativity of its team into Spectrum Press: a collection of resources to support inspired work in music therapy and music education.
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