South African MT resources

The book Taking music seriously: Stories from South African Music Therapy was published in 2010 by the Music Therapy Community Clinic (MTCC) and describes the work and experiences of South African music therapists in diverse contexts. Contact the MTCC at info@music-therapy.org.za for further information.

The following articles have appeared in the journal Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy (www.voices.no), highlighting music therapy in South Africa:

 Bailey, K. 2002. Silence and violence: music therapy in the Heideveld community. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. 

 De Kock, K. 2008. She looks so beautiful. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. 

 Dos Santos, A. 2007. Asking questions in Africa. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.

 Dos Santos, A. 2005. Intentional leadership: growth, empowerment and high-heeled shoes. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.

 Dos Santos, A. 2005. Music therapy in Africa: seeds and songs. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. 

 Dos Santos, A. 2005. The role of culture in group music therapy in South Africa. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.

 Fouché, S. & Torrance, K. 2005. Lose yourself in the music, the moment, Yo! Music therapy with an adolescent group involved in gangsterism. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.

 Lotter, C. 2004. A music therapy story from Eersterust, South Africa. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. 

 Lotter, C. 2007. “The De la Rey Phenomenon” – more than a song?”. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. 

 Oosthuizen, H., Fouché, S., & Torrance, K. 2007. Collaborative Work: negotiations between music therapists and community musicians in the development of a South African community music therapy project. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. 

 Oosthuizen, H. 2010. Taking the arts seriously in Africa. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.

 Oosthuizen, H. 2009. Some thoughts on being a white music therapist. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.

 Oosthuizen, H. 2007. Drumming in the rain: an experience of the first year of music therapy. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.

 Oosthuizen, H. 2006. Diversity and community: finding and forming a South African music therapy. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. 

 Pavlicevic, M. 2004. Calling African voices. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.

 Pavlicevic, M. 2001. Moments. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.

 Pavlicevic, M. 2001. Open doors. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.