Dedicated music therapists who are experts in the field. 

 
 
 

Foundation Leadership

The foundation is helmed by Dr. Kenneth Aigen and Dr. Alan Turry.  

 
 
 

Our Nordoff-Robbins Center Team

The dedicated team at the Nordoff-Robbins Center at NYU includes music therapists, clinicians, and researchers who are at the top of their field.  With the support of administrators and NYU music therapy graduate students, our team is always ready to engage with our clients and with those interested in learning more about our music therapy services. 

 

Dr. Alan Turry     
Managing Director, DA, LCAT, MT-BC, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapist

Dr. Kenneth Aigen    
Foundation Director, DA, LCAT, MT-BC, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapist

Barbara Hesser   
Faculty Director, LCAT, CMT, Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery

Jacqueline Birnbaum    
MSEd, MA, LCAT, MT-BC, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapist, Administrative Coordinator/Senior Music Therapist

Jenny Hoi Yan Fu    
MA, LCAT, MT-BC, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapist, Austin Vocal Psychotherapist, Music Therapist

Mariana Aslan     
MM, MA, LCAT, MT-BC, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapist

Zachary Kandler    
MA,
LCAT, MT-BC, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapist, DIR/Floortime

Anna Palumbo
MA, LCAT, MT-BC, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapist

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

NYU Music Therapy

Our internationally recognized faculty are active clinicians who continue to innovate and learn in the field of music therapy. 

Music therapy at NYU Steinhardt prepares graduate and doctoral students to develop their love for music into work for social good. 

 

Barbara Hesser    

Program Director, LCAT, CMT, Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery