Volume 6 (2) 2014 – Book review
“Between Freedom and Ritual”: Means of Expression with Music and Movement for People with Disabilities (Shirley Salmon & Coloman Kallós)
Reviewed by Melanie Voigt
“Between Freedom and Ritual” – Means of Expression with Music and Movement for People with Disabilities
By Shirley Salmon & Coloman Kallós
Produced by the Mozarteum University Salzburg
Department for Music and Dance Education – Orff Institute
Melanie Voigt, PhD, University of Texas: Bachelor, Master and PhD in music education. Melanie has teaching experience in U.S. public schools and received training in music therapy with Gertrud Orff. Since 1984, she has been head of the music therapy department at the Kinderzentrum München and is head of the private training course in Orff Music Therapy. Melanie lectures at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt where she is lecturer for Orff Music Therapy on the Bachelor in social work with an emphasis on music therapy, and lecturer and co-coordinator of the Master’s programme. Melanie is a member of the Ständige Ausbildungsleiterkonferenz Musiktherapie (SAMT) and delegate for the Federal Association of Music Therapy in the European Music Therapy Confederation. She has published her work in English and German, and spoken at a range of international congresses.