Thyra Andrews – RP, MA, MTA, AVPT
Thyra Andrews is the founder and owner of New Song Music Therapy Ltd.
A firm believer that each stage of one’s life should be lived fully, she spent the past 9 years developing a tailored music therapy program with the aim of supporting and enriching senior living. Her vision for New Song: to reach as many seniors as possible with quality music therapy programs.
Besides being a classically trained singer, she has a Masters in Creative Arts Therapies with a specialty in Music Therapy from Concordia University, and also received an Honours Bachelor of Music Therapy Degree and MTA (Music Therapist Accredited).
As a Music Therapist and a Vocal Psychotherapist, Thyra has worked with a number of long term care facilities and retirement residences over the years, and seniors that are impacted by loss, trauma, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, physical and intellectual disabilities, respite and palliative care.
Thyra has also been the former Ethics Chair of the Music Therapy Association of Ontario (MTAO).
Thyra is a go-getter and does what she does with spirit, passion and determination. She loves nature (without the bugs) space and light, gets goofy happy about vanilla ice cream and takes karate classes…