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music therapy administrator

Linda Maurine Wright, music therapy administrator. Recipient Special Events award Ohio Conference on Aging, 1982.


Wright, Linda Maurine was born on January 27, 1955 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Daughter of John Kenneth and Margery (Sturdevant) Wright.


Bachelor in Music, University Akron, 1977. Postgraduate in music therapy, Cleveland State University, 1980. Master of Arts in Gerontology, University Akron, 1983.

Master of Science in Technology Education, University Akron, 1983.


Music therapist, Hanover House Nursing Center, Massillon, Ohio., 1980-1982; director activity therapy, Hanover House Nursing Center, Massillon, Ohio., 1981-1982; instructor, Nursing Home Training Center, Akron, 1982-1984; music therapist, Child Guidance Center, Cleveland, 1982-1984; music therapist, Shippley Center, Canton (Ohio) Schools, 1985-1986; assistant professor music, director music therapy, Indiana-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, since 1987. Consortium director Cleveland Music Therapy Consortium, B-W College, Berea, Ohio, 1984-1987. Advisor Indiana Music Therapists, Indianapolis, 1987-1990.

Affective education consultant FAST program IPW-FW Fort Wayne, since 1988. Member of advisory board Wellspring Magazine, Sarasota, Florida, since 1987.


Member Sexual Abuse Task Force, Fort Wayne, since 1988. Member American Counseling Association, National Association for Music Therapy (chair clinical training 1989-1992, assembly delegate, executive board since 1992, speaker assembly of delegates since 1994), Ohio Association Music Therapy (president 1986-1988), Council for Exceptional Children, American Orff-Schulwek Association (Gunild Keetman award 1984), Certified Board Music Therapists (job reanalysis committee since 1993), Very Special Arts Indiana (program committee since 1992), Pi Lambda Theta (Anna Tracey award 1983, Young Pi Lambda Thetan award 1984, vice president chapter 1983-1985).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: aerobic dance, golf, bowling.


John Kenneth Wright

Margery (Sturdevant) Wright