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Brigette Schneible, PhD, MA, MT-BC

Brigette K. Schneible, MA, MT-BC

Brigette Schneible is a graduate of Drexel University's Creative Arts Therapies PhD program and a music therapy clinician and educator experienced in working with older adults. She has published and received funding related to her research on the role of music therapy in addressing the needs of older adults during transition and adjustment to nursing homes. She has presented at regional and national conferences and has served on the Executive Board of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association.


Dissertation Title:
The Role of Music Therapy in Older Adults' Transition into Long-Term Care Communities

Education History:

  • MA in Creative Arts Therapies
    Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions – 2007
  • BS in Music Therapy
    Duquesne University – 2004

Research Interests:

  • Music therapy with older adults and especially supporting the transition to long-term care


  • Cell2Society, Student Pilot Funding July 2020 for her project: The Role of Music Therapy in Older Adults’ Transition to Nursing Homes

Faculty Mentor:
Joke Bradt, PhD