Music Therapy E-books

 / Author Q&A  / Meet the Author:

1. Your name:

Amanda Ellis 

2. Education/Background:

Bachelors degree in Music Therapy (MT-BC since 2000), minored in violin performance, most MT experience is with school age children but also have experience with preschool ages and adapted music lessons.

3. Favorite band/artist in 7th grade:

The Bangles, “Walk like an Egyptian”

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

The Back to School Batch

The Back to School Batch: Songs for the Classroom

To provide other professionals with resources that I didn’t readily find available when I needed them.

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

 I recorded the songs first, then created all the sheet music and visuals.

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

Anything by Rachel Rambach 🙂

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

School settings, academics, IEP goals

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

Anyone wanting additional songs to include in their school settings or academic repertoire.  I currently see groups in their classrooms so you can trust that all of my songs have been tried and tested many times.

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

More ebooks regarding social skills for students with autism and specifically for the higher functioning students with autism who need a lot of assistance with social skills and social-emotional skills.

10.  Anything else you would like to add?

I love Music Therapy E-books and can’t wait to submit more ebooks!  


Rachel See, MA, MT-BC is a board-certified music therapist who is passionate about helping other music therapists share their ideas, songs and knowledge with the world through e-books!

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