Music therapy is the scientific use of music interventions within a therapeutic relationship towards observable or measurable functional, educational, rehabilitative or well-being outcomes by a credentialed professional. – Association for Music Therapy (Singapore)
This video documentary features our music therapist, Ms. Germaine Yong, working at Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH), and her involvement in the collaboration of making a music album with “Rubberband”, a music band from the residents of SAMH and a group of year 3 Diploma in Sonic Arts students, from the School of Technology for the Arts, Republic Polytechnic. We thank Republic Polytechnic and Singapore Association for Mental Health for this video.
This interview features our music therapists, Ms. Melanie Kwan, working at KK Women’s and Children’s with a two year old patient with Leukemia, and Ms. Loi Wei Ming, working at Rainbow Centre with a student with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Source: Channel News Asia – Music Therapy Hitting The Right Notes in Medical Treatment