Andrew Rossetti

Andrew Rossetti is a clinical music psychotherapist, researcher, and coordinator of the multi-site music therapy program in radiology oncology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center. He is currently a visiting professor at the University of Barcelona, and has developed several music therapy programs in hospitals both in the United States and in Spain. He is also on the faculty of Montclair State University. Andrew is the president of the NYC Regional Arts in Healthcare Group and serves on the Board of Directors of the International Association for Music & Medicine.

He has lectured on music therapy research and practice in Europe, Asia, Canada, and the United States. Andrew has a strong interest in further developing Environmental Music Therapy in fragile environments, and in using music psychotherapy to address trauma and the diverse challenges faced by people undergoing treatment for cancer. Andrew is currently a doctoral candidate in the music psychotherapy program at the University of Jyvaskyla, and holds a Masters degree in Music Therapy from the Facultad de Psicologia Blanquerna at Ramon Llull University in Barcelona Spain. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in classical guitar performance, and was the recipient of a private grant from Augustine Guitar Strings LTD to study classical guitar with Narciso Yepes in Spain.

Participant In:

Music to Whose Ears III: Music and Healing

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:30pm EST

Past Event

There are well-known therapeutic effects of melody and rhythm on people with various cognitive and motor problems such as non-fluent aphasia, autism, Alzheimer disease, and Parkinson’s disease. By helping alleviate pain and anxiety, music can be also beneficial for preterm babies and for patients before and after surgeries. Empirical studies show that musically trained children… read more »