We are very excited to welcome our new team members Catherine Vesic, Grace Elliott and Lucy Morgan. They all come to us with their own areas of expertise!
Catherine Vesic completed her Master of Music Therapy at the University of Melbourne, and her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science (Speech and Hearing) at the University of Sydney. She has used music to support individuals and their families in various populations, such as children with disabilities, children and young people living with cancer, adults with Acquired Brain Injury, and people living with dementia. Her experience spans across many diverse environments, including remote villages in rural India, preschools, hospital wards, government health facilities and nursing homes.
Grace Elliott completed a media degree which focussed primarily on contemporary music production and performance at Macquarie University. She also has a Master of Creative Music Therapy from Western Sydney University. Her main instruments are piano and voice, and she is also accomplished on guitar and drums/percussion. Grace’s music therapy experience includes working in special education schools and support units with children and adolescents with disabilities. Within a music therapy context, Grace draws on her improvisation, aural and rhythmic skills to connect with her clients and from there, build positive therapeutic relationships to help them achieve their goals.
Lucy Morgan has a Master’s degree in Music Therapy, Bachelor’s degree in music and an Advanced Diploma in live music performance. Lucy has experience in a variety of settings including early intervention, special development schools, residential care homes, hospital settings, at-home support, individual and group music programs, day care centres and community-based services. She works in a collaborative, humanistic and ecological orientation to provide caring, patient and understanding service to individuals of all abilities. Lucy is enthusiastic about empowering others to foster their strengths, build social connectedness and develop positive relationships with others.
We warmly welcome Catherine, Grace and Lucy to our 2020 team and look forward to seeing them achieve great things with their clients.