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Music Therapy E-books

 / Author Q&A  / Meet the Author: Lorinda Jones

1 Your name:

Lorinda Jones

2 Education/Background:

Bachelor’s in Music Education, Oboe Major, Univ. of Ky
Master’s in Secondary Education, Music Emphasis, Univ. of Louisville
Master’s in Counseling, Western Kentucky University
Music Therapy Equivalency, Tenn Tech. University
Owner of Music Therapy Services of Central Kentucky since 1996 (children and adults, school setting, assisted living, daycare, nursing homes)
Taught practicum courses at University of Louisville
Part-time Music Performer, American and Celtic Folk Music

3 Favorite band/artist in 7th grade:

Eagles

4 Why did you want to write an e-book?

I am starting to look more for e-books since I have a lot of my music organized in an app on the iPad.  I know others can use this format.

5 What was your process for developing your e-book?

It began as a printed document that I was putting together for a class I was teaching at a dulcimer week for adult beginners, including those in the Road Scholar program, and since I put this together completely in an electronic format, it was easy to make the decision to go with an e-book.

6 Favorite book (e-book or print) related to Music Therapy

I keep the Guitar Songbook for Music Therapy by Kathryn Scheldt and Frances McClain on my desk at all times.
http://www.musictherapyebooks.com/product/mountain-dulcimer-a-survival-guide-for-beginners/
http://www.musictherapyebooks.com/product/timeless-treasures-for-older-adults-mountain-dulcimer-arrangements/
http://www.musictherapyebooks.com/product/the-mountain-dulcimer-a-design-for-success/

7 How would you describe your e-book in three words or less?

Organized, Sequential, Handbook

8.  Who can benefit from purchasing your e-book and why?

Anyone wanting to learn to play the dulcimer, or wanting to know how to implement the dulcimer more into their current programming.

9.  What kinds of music therapy e-books would you like to see more of on MusicTherapyEbooks.com?

Fake Books

10.  Anything else you would like to add?

I’m very excited to have this opportunity.  I have been considering doing an e-book since taking the technology course from Kat Fulton on MusicTherapyEd, and it was perfect timing to receive the invitation.  I’m thinking about the next one already!

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