B.Mus, Therapy (Laurier)
ON LEAVE FOR 2017-2018
Kirsten Davis began her lifelong love of the flute at age 9, and was a founding member of the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra in 1986. She completed an Honours Bachelor of Music Therapy degree at Wilfrid Laurier University in 1994.
From 1995-98 she provided music therapy services for children and adults with physical and mental challenges at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan. She returned to complete the Associateship Diploma program at the VCM, studying Flute Teaching and Performance with Dr. Mary Byrne.
Kirsten is presently Music Therapist with the Victoria Conservatory of Music, providing group and individual music therapy services for seniors with physical and cognitive impairments, and for patients and families in palliative care. She has served on the boards of directors of the Canadian and BC music therapy associations. Kirsten enjoys teaching flute lessons to students of all ages and levels, and performing chamber music.