Andrew Knight

Contact Information

Phone: (970) 491-3722

Email: Andrew.Knight@colostate.edu

Website: http://www.musictherapyresearchblog.com/

Office: UCA 305

Role: Faculty

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Therapy

Biography

Dr. Andrew Knight holds a bachelor's degree in Percussion Performance, Jazz emphasis from UW-La Crosse, a music therapy equivalency and master's degree from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in Educational Foundations and Research from the University of North Dakota (UND).

Dr. Knight comes to CSU from University of North Dakota, where he supervised students at clinical placements in the Grand Forks community, taught undergraduate coursework, advised the student music therapy association, and conducted research. Prior to UND, he was an active clinician in the Milwaukee, Wisc. area, with various music therapy clinical roles in nursing/geriatric facilities, school districts, and at agencies serving adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. His current research pursuits include clinical applications of music therapy for toddlers with language impairments, adults with addiction issues, music therapy percussion pedagogy, and technology use in clinical settings.

Education

PhD - Educational Foundations and Research

Courses

MU 252D: Instrumental Methods: Percussion in Music Therapy

MU 440: Music Therapy Methods I

MU 443: Music Therapy Methods II

MU 486: Music Therapy Practicum

MU 545: Composition for Music Therapy Practitioners