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Michael Kenny


Michael Kenny is a masters level Board Certified Music Therapist, yoga teacher, massage therapist, drum circle facilitator, educator, performer, and workshop leader who uses music in therapy, healing, teaching and personal evolution.


Michael has over 25 years of experience working with people of all ages suffering from disabilities ranging from autism to psychiatric disorders, addressing mental, physical, emotional, and social domains. Michael also works with healthy adults and children in a variety of settings from educational to personal development. His background also includes advanced training in Neurologic Music Therapy, certification as a HealthRhythms® Facilitator and TaKeTiNa teacher, Village Music Circle Provider, 10 years as president of the non-profit Drums Not Guns (501c3), and founder and president of Creative Arts for Social Action (501c3).


Michael has presented at regional and national professional conferences on his methods and techniques, and continues to volunteer for many community events. 

Michael created and offers training in a multi-modal leadership training program, "Community Ambassador Leadership Training". This program grew out of the "Empathy Ambassador Leadership Training" which he developed for World Without Hate

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We offer music therapy, music lessons, facility-based services, workshops and more.

Schedule a free 30 minute consultation to get started on your journey, to book Michael for your next event, or to bring music therapy services to your organization.  


Individual Music Therapy & Adaptive Music Lessons

Goal oriented music strategies to address specific therapeutic goals of each individual.

Music lessons tailored to your strengths and interests - offered on piano, guitar, hand-drums, percussion instruments, ukulele and voice. 

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Music, Movement & Drumming for parties, community and corporate events 

Drum circles, rhythm and movement workshops provide emotionally compelling and memorable experiences in a variety of group settings. Offering fun and transformational music programs tailored to address the specific needs of your organization, school, social gathering, community or corporate event.

Offering Drum Circles, TaKeTiNa Journeys, Leadership and Empathy Development, Instrument Building Workshops and more - customized to your event, group and setting. All instruments and materials provided.

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Facility-based Services

Music Therapy, Drum Circles, Team-building, etc.

Services provided in your facility. Goal oriented services tailored to specific needs of the individuals served at each site. All instruments and materials provided. An integrated approach that works in concert with your needs and goals. 

Music Therapy for a diverse set of populations including: psychiatry, autistic and special needs children, Alzheimer’s and geriatric patients, developmentally delayed and physically challenged individuals. 

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