Music Therapy in the Taalgenoot, 2018

Spring brought us not only beautiful flowers and good weather, but another opportunity to make a contribution to South African society as Music Therapists.  This article by Music therapist, Anja Pollard, featured in the Taalgenoot’s Spring Edition.  Although not music therapy related specifically, Anja shares her musical and cultural knowledge …

CALL FOR PAPERS WFMT 2020

SAMTA is proud to announce the Call for Papers WFMT 2020 for the 16th World Congress of Music Therapy. Click on the link to find out more information or check out the official Congress Webpage https://www.up.ac.za/en/music-therapy-2020 This is your chance to present and showcase your work in South Africa whilst experiencing …

Happy World Music Therapy Day from MusicWorks, Cape Town!

Watch the video from MusicWorks in Cape Town, celebrating World Music Therapy Day with their rendition of Johnny Clegg’s awesome “Spirit of the Great Heart” Happy World Music Therapy Day! Happy World Music Therapy Day from all of us at MusicWorks, the University of Pretoria and University of Bergen! Today …

SANATO UPDATE

SANATO has had a very busy and important year. Having always been a loose, informal committee that gathers on a regular basis to connect and discuss the goings on in the Arts Therapies community, it was suggested by the HPCSA board that SANATO think about coming together in a more …

Hello from Angola!

By Tanya Brown Currently, my family and I are living the Angolan Adventure in the coastal town of Benguela (the Durban to SA’s Joburg). We’ve been here, on and off (visas permitting) since January 2016, with a short ‘sabbatical’ in SA when Jacob was born, and a couple of trips …

And the 2020 host is…..

SOUTH AFRICA!!! Yes, that’s right, our beautiful rainbow nation, will host the 2020 World Federation of Music Therapy Congress.  This amazing news was announced earlier this month at the 15th World Congress in Japan. We are so excited for this wonderful opportunity and all the thanks go to Carol Lotter …