The Southwestern Region of the
American Music Therapy Association

Harmony Award 

The Harmony Award was established in 1989 to honor members of the Southwestern Region of the
American Music Therapy Association who have made outstanding and significant contributions to the
profession in the areas of education, clinical practice, research, and/or service.

Harmony Award Recipients 

1989
Mary Rudenberg - Service

1990
Don Michel - Research

1991
Cathy Knoll - Clinical Practice

1992 
Andrea Farbmen - Special Harmony Award for Outstanding Support to the Southwestern Region

1993 
no nominations

1994 
Joseph Pinson - Education

1995 
no nominations

1996 
Mary Ann Nolteriek - Education
Regina Chase - Clinical Practice
Kathleen Coleman - Service

1997
Michael Cassity - Education

1998
Hope Young - Clinical Practice

1999
Nancy Hadsell - Service

2000
Kiran Winfield - Education
Betsey King Brunk - Clinical Practice
Don Hodges - Research

2001 ~ 2004
no nominations

2005
Christine Neugebauer - Education

2006
Gloria McDaniel - Clinical Practice

2007
Nellie Doty - Service

2008
Jennifer Voss - Service
Debbie Dacus - Clinical Practice

2009
Karen Miller - Education

2010
Suzanne Heppel - Service

2011
Kate Harrison - Service
Bill Matney - Education
Veronica Butler - Clinical Practice

2012
Robert Krout - Research
Rachel Nowels - Clinical Practice
Elizabeth Allen - Service


2013
Ann Petty - Service

2014
Allison Etter - Clinical Practice
Sherri Ross - Education
Janice Lindstrom - Service
Amy Rogers - Service

2015
Barbara Bastable - Education
ChihChen Sophia Lee - Education
Terri Hart - Service
Julie Long - Service

2016
Edward Kahler - Education
Jennifer Townsend - Service
Carolyn Dobson - Clinical Practice
Michael Richardson - Clinical Practice

2017
Michelle Kennemer - Service

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