First View – Book review (published on 15 February 2018)
Voices of the Dying and Bereaved: Music Therapy Narratives (Amy Clements-Cortés & Sara Varvas Klinck)
Reviewed by Robert E. Krout
Title: Voices of the Dying and Bereaved: Music Therapy Narratives | Authors: Amy Clements-Cortés & Sara Varvas Klinck | Publication year: 2016 | Publisher: Barcelona Publishers | Pages: 204 | ISBN: 9781937440923
Dr Robert E. Krout, MT-BC is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Music Therapy Department at Southern Methodist University, where he taught for 13 years and received honours including Outstanding Teaching Professor, Distinguished University Professor, and University Scholar-Teacher of the Year. Robert moved to Texas from New Zealand, where he taught and helped establish a postgraduate university music therapy programme. He was previously Music Therapy Manager at Hospice of Palm Beach County (now TrustBridge Health) in Florida. There, he worked in end of life care and bereavement, and founded an American Music Therapy Association National Roster Internship programme.