In Episode 2 of the Guitars & Granola Bars podcast, I’m chatting with music therapist Tamara Leszner-Rovet. Tamara talks about maternity leave in Canada, how she was able to keep her private practice going in the months following her son’s birth, shares a super cool iPad app she uses in her adapted lessons, and much more.
Tamara Leszner-Rovet is a Toronto-based Music Therapist and Piano Teacher. She holds an Associateship in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Toronto (A.R.C.T.), and is a Registered Music Teacher (R.M.T.) in accordance with the standards of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association (O.R.M.T.A.). She also holds an Honours Bachelor of Music Therapy Degree with Internship (B.M.T.) from the University of Windsor, and is an Accredited Music Therapist (M.T.A.) in accordance with the standards of the Canadian Association for Music Therapy (C.A.M.T.). She has specialized in teaching piano and providing adapted lessons to children, adolescents, adults, and to individuals with special needs for over 15 years. In her Music Therapy practice, she specializes in working with children and adolescents with neurological and developmental delays.
AutismWisdom.com // A website Tamara has parterned with that provides free ABA resources and programming to families in need.
Piano Maestro App // A piano practice app Tamara uses in her adapted lessons.
“My House” Music Book // An interactive music therapy songbook by Lisa Barnett, MT-BC. We have both used it with our own clients and highly recommend it!
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