Episode 21 // Ahjay Stelino

In Episode 21 of the Guitars & Granola Bars podcast, I’m chatting with music therapist Ahjay Stelino. Ahjay talks about nurturing his young son’s love of music, what it’s like to be a music therapist in New Zealand, and how he avoids professional burnout.

Meet Ahjay

Ahjay Stelino
Ahjay is a registered music therapist based in Auckland, New Zealand. He works as a music therapist in the fields of special education and mental health. He has a Masters in Music Therapy from the New Zealand School of Music. He is registered with the New Zealand Music Therapy Registration Board (under his real name of Ajay Castelino).

Ahjay also teaches guitar and runs a music studio. His latest project is sharing his music therapy songs and tips on using music with kids with special needs at www.ahjaystelino.com.


AhjayStelino.com // Ahjay’s website.

Twitter: AhjayStelino
Facebook: ahjaystelino

Listen & Learn Music and Songs For Teaching// Two of Ahjay’s favorite resources for music therapy songs for children.

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