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Blue Hill Public Library presents

MUSIC ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

Diversity, Inclusivity, Creativity

Thursday, March 3 7:00 PM

How can music as therapy enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities? Certified music therapist Alan Wittenberg will talk about the applications of music as therapy from birth to death, focusing on enhancing the lives and development of people with a variety of issues and conditions.

5 Parker Point Road, Blue Hill, ME

Call 374-5515 for more information


Alan-photoAlan Wittenberg, Certified Music Therapist, provides individual and group sessions to clients of all ages at the Surry Music Therapy Center, located in Surry, Maine. Alan also visits and conducts music therapy sessions at:

  • schools and universities
  • nursing homes and hospitals
  • day and residential programs

throughout the state of Maine. Alan also does conference presentations and training in Japan and Russia at the centers that he founded.

MUSIC touches us when words cannot. It is instinctive and intuitive in all of us, regardless of disability. It reflects who we are and helps us to realize who we can be.


Since (my son) has started back with you I’ve seen wonderful changes. He’s even more happy then he was, concentration (focusing) has increased and eye contact as well.

– Mother of a child with autism


View some photos of the Saint Petersburg Center for Music Therapy and Alan’s visit.

Alan gave seminars at universities and hospitals throughout Japan from October 22 thru November 22. Please visit the Japan Page to view his work.

An International seminar at Surry Music Therapy Center with Japanese students from Nigata University