» Dr. Kay Roskam
Professor Emerita

College of Performing Arts
Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music
Dr. Kay Roskam
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Education
Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of Music Education
Wichita State University, Master of Music
University of Kansas, Ph.D.
Biography
Kay Roskam started the Music Therapy program at Chapman University in the mid 1990s.  While at Chapman she received numerous awards and grants including the Betty Isern Howery Award for outstanding contributions the the Music Therapy profession.  In 1997 she won a $25,000 grant from the Wiengart Foundation for research into the use of Music Therapy for Adolescents.

In 1998, she founded the Music Therapy Associates of Southern California.  In 1999 she was elected president of the American Music Therapy Association.  She also served on numerous advisory boards.

Her book, Feeling The Sound, originally published in 1993 by San Francisco Press, had a second printing in 2001.