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Music Therapy

Cecilia Sousa

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Cecilia Sousa, MT-BC (music therapy) holds a bachelor’s degree in music therapy from Charleston Southern University. She comes to CCMS in collaboration with Manchester Community Music School, where she studied for many years and completed a music therapy internship as part of her degree program. Cecilia has clinical experience working with individuals of a variety of ages and backgrounds; her music therapy experience includes sessions and adaptive lessons with individuals who have physical and cognitive disabilities, mental health disorders such as anxiety, and neurological differences such as autism spectrum disorder.


Anthony Varga

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Anthony (Tony) Varga MT-BC (music therapy) is a graduate of the Music Therapy Equivalency program at Saint Mary of the Woods College in Indiana. Prior to becoming a music therapist, Tony has enjoyed a rewarding career as a public school music educator, directing school orchestras in New Jersey for 7 years before moving to New Hampshire and joining the Concord School District in 2003. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Rutgers University, a Master of Arts degree from Rowan University, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from Boston University. In addition to a prolific academic career, Tony is also a veteran of the United States Navy.

Julieann Hartley

julieann-hartleyJulieann Hartley MT-BC (director, music therapy, adaptive lessons) earned her B.A. from Anna Maria College where she double majored in Music Therapy and Psychology. She is a board-certified music therapist and a member of the American Music Therapy Association. Ms. Hartley has clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with developmental, behavioral, emotional, and psychological disabilities.