Rachel Rambach, MM, MT-BC

Welcome! My name is Rachel Rambach. Here are a few words and phrases I might use to describe myself: mom, music therapist, business owner, singer, songwriter, and educator. So what happens when all of these aspects of my life converge? Well, you’re looking at it!

This is where all of my interests and skills are combined for one purpose: to make peoples’ lives better through music. Whether it’s through my original songs, serving my community through my business, or singing with my children, this is my favorite place to share my musical endeavors. Thank you for visiting, and I hope to get to know you better.

Performances

In addition to my music therapy work, I also perform frequently in local venues and at both public and private events. To inquire about booking opportunities, please contact me via email, rachel@rachelrambach.com.

Performances | Rachel Rambach
Events

Whether it is a school performance, outreach event, or fundraiser, I love making music with children in the community! To inquire about booking opportunities, please contact me via email, rachel@rachelrambach.com.

Events | Rachel Rambach
Videos

For over 100 videos of my original songs, work with children, and performances, visit my YouTube channel here.

Videos | Rachel Rambach

Want to know more about my background and journey to becoming a music therapist? Read my story for all the details, including the evolution of my business and family.

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Recent Blog Posts

{GGB 70} Making Music for Ourselves

Guitars & Granola Bars Podcast | Episode 70: Making Music for Ourselves

In Episode 70, Jaime and I are chatting all about the evolution of our musical lives: where we got our start as musicians, how we made music before becoming music therapists and before having kids, and how things have changed throughout the years since.

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Learning to Make New Friends

Making Friends | Song for Social Skills | Listen & Learn Music

As a kid, I always looked forward to the first day of school! I would have my new supplies packed perfectly into my backpack and would choose my outfit weeks before the big day.

The most nerve-wracking part of every first day of school was finding out which of my friends would be in my class. Would my best friend be by my side? What if none of my friends were in my class? For so many kiddos, making new friends is a daunting task!

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{GGB 69} Confessions of a Music Therapist

Guitars & Granola Bars Podcast | Episode 69: Confessions of a Music Therapist

This week it’s just me, recording a solo episode for the first time since the beginning of the summer. I’ve been having so much fun chatting with my co-host, Jaime, and I hope you’ve been enjoying our episodes together, too.

But in today’s episode, I want to address a topic that I haven’t talked much about publicly, hence this week’s title. The confession I’m about to make is one that I’ve held back from sharing because honestly, I’ve been a little scared to, especially amongst my fellow music therapists.

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A Bittersweet Rite of Passage: School Supply Shopping

A Rite of Passage - School Supply Shopping | Motherhood | Listen & Learn Music | Rachel Rambach

As a kid, going shopping with my mom for school supplies was one of my favorite things ever. I carefully chose the perfect pens, folders (Lisa Frank, anyone?!), and notebooks to fill up my new backpack.

That said, I wasn’t quite as excited to take my son school supply shopping for the very first time. Going through this rite of passage means acknowledging that a) summer is coming to an end, b) my first baby is growing up, and c) life as we know it is about to change in a big way.

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Shaking Up, Down, & All Around…Old School Style

Shake, Rattle & Roll | Shaker Song for Music Therapy

One of my favorite things about music is that it can trigger memories, reminding us of good times or special people. “Shake, Rattle & Roll” always reminds me of listening to cassette tapes on the way to music lessons with my grandparents, and I am thrilled to be able to utilize this song in music therapy!

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{GGB 68} Travel Tales

Guitars & Granola Bars Podcast | Episode 68: Travel Tales | Rachel Rambach

A common theme of summer is TRAVEL. It’s one of my favorite things to do, but it can also be a bit stressful, whether you’re traveling with or without your family.

In this episode of the podcast, Jaime and I are talking all about how we handle both kinds of travel — as moms and as business owners.

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My Top Three Favorite (and Effective!) Stretchy Band Songs

Stretchy Band for Music Therapy, Early Childhood Music, and Learning

Most of the therapeutic tools in my collection are incredibly versatile and can be used to address a number of different goals. One of my favorite tools is the stretchy band.

When used in a group setting, a stretchy band can bring about social awareness to children (“wait, so you’re telling me there are other kids attached to this thing?!”) along with targeting other important areas of development.

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{Video + Free Download} The Toolbox Song

Rhythm sticks are good for so much more than just tapping! I use them in my music therapy sessions, groups and early childhood classes to address a variety of objectives.

I’m excited to share “The Toolbox Song” with you because it truly is one of the most effective tools in my musical toolbox (pun totally intended).

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