Lake Erie Music Therapy in partnership with PFWPA is offering a unique and brand new 8-week Music Therapy Program that will offer physical therapy-based exercises specifically for individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease. All exercises are modeled after the Lee Silverman BIG treatment program. Music + Science = Results! No musical experience necessary, and open to all ability levels! Please make a strong commitment to attend all eight sessions.
DATE: Eight Consecutive Tuesdays, from September 14th to November 2nd
TIME: 1:00PM – 2:00PM
LOCATION: Virtual Via Zoom
ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTOR:
Brittany Barko Krugger, M.M., MT-BC, NMT is a neurologic music therapist native to Erie, who specializes in populations with developmental and neurological needs. She is a contract therapist with Lake Erie Music Therapy, LLC, and provides music therapy services in rehab hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, in office, and in-home visits for adults and children. Brittany teaches voice, piano, and guitar classes at Mercyhurst University to music therapy students, where she was the first graduate of the program in 2013.
Brittany’s passion for music therapy stems from her roots in music ministry and music education. Since 2000, Brittany has served as a liturgical musician, where she is currently Director of Liturgical Music at Mercyhurst University. Brittany has also enjoyed providing private piano/voice/guitar/ukulele lessons over the years to all ages, both in PA and MI. When not making music, she enjoys gardening, backcountry hiking, and cast iron-cooking with her husband.