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Lora Robinson, MMT, MT-BC (She/Her)

Coordinator for Music Therapy, Assistant Professor

  • Department of Music
  • College of Fine Arts


Lora Robinson, MMT, MT-BC is an Assistant Professor and the Music Therapy Coordinator within the Music Department. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy from Queens University of Charlotte, in Charlotte, NC, and a Master of Music Therapy from Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA. Lora has a professional music therapy background working with students receiving special education services in the public school system, residential mental health facilities for children, assisted living facilities, and private practice. Lora is passionate about equipping students with a variety of practicum experiences to provide them access to various populations during their studies.

Education & Expertise


Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy

Bachelors Degree
Queens University of Charlotte

Mater of Music Therapy

Masters Degree
Shenandoah University


Music Therapy in the Public Schools

Provided individual and group music therapy services in the public school system for 10+ years



Music Therapy I

Introduction course for music therapy majors. Students learn the fundamentals of music therapy theory and practice.

Music Therapy II

Functional Piano I Therapy

Functional Piano II Therapy

Functional Piano III Therapy

Functional Piano IV Therapy

Guitar Class Therapy

Independent Study

This Independent Study is specifically for Music Therapy students to address professional skills and preparation for their internship experience. May include research and board certification test readiness.

Music Co-op

Practicum I

Co-treatment with Howard University Speech and Hearing Clinic

Practicum II

Group and individual sessions with older adult clients or children

Practicum III

Group and individual sessions with older adult clients or children

Senior Practicum

Medical placement and population

Music Therapy Internship

6-month intensive internship attended by each music therapy student at a placement site of their choice




Board Certified Music Therapist