Meet our board members! Serving for the members of our association, as well as with people of Utah, we hope to help educate and support the development of music therapy in our state.
Brandtley Henderson, MM, MT-BC was born in West Jordan, Utah. He graduated from Utah State University, where he received bachelor degrees in music therapy and vocal performance. He then did his music therapy internship with Earthtones Music Therapy Services in Portland, Oregon. He went on to receive a master’s degree in music from Brigham Young University. Since 2009 he has worked as the music therapist at the Utah State Hospital in Provo, Utah, where he works with patients with a broad range of psychiatric and mental health needs. He’s passionate about equality and social justice, and is grateful for the chance to serve our wonderful music therapy community of Utah.
Emma is a graduate of Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Therapy. She completed a seven-month internship in Portland, Oregon with Earthtones Music Therapy Services. She has worked with many populations including adults with mental health diagnoses, adults with Parkinson’s, Stroke, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease, as well as adult with intellectual disabilities, at-risk youth, and children of all ages and needs. She is currently employed at University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute as a full-time music therapist. In her free time, she enjoys spending time in the city, being outdoors, attending live music events, and cooking for friends.
Amylee Waldron is a graduate of Utah State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Music Therapy. She completed her internship at Seasons Hospice of Phoenix where she specialized in working with clients and their families in hospice music therapy and grief support. Her love for hospice started over ten years ago as a volunteer and she has been involved in various positions within hospice ever since. Amylee currently works as a full-time Music Therapist for Hearts for Hospice in Salt Lake and Utah counties. In her free time, Amylee loves spending time with her family and exploring new places.
Scott has a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy from Utah State University. Scott is also trained in Neurologic Music Therapy.He currently works full time as a music specialist/therapist at Elizabeth Academy, in his 6th year.He previously worked at Harmony Music Therapy, where he provided music therapy services in Salt Lake and Davis Counties. His experience also includes music therapy service provision at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah and at Meaningful Day Services in Indianapolis, Indiana where he worked with individuals with mild to severe disabilities including: intellectual disability, autism, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, apraxia with aphasia, communication delay, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, depression, alopecia, blindness, seizures, pervasive developmental disorder, hearing impairment, and Bi-Polar disorder, ages 8-50.