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Katie Corbett MA, MT-BC, NICU-MT - Owner and Founder
Music Therapist - Hospice, Long-Term Care, Medical, Early Childhood, Special Needs, Presenter
Katie is owner and founder of Singing Heart LLC. Katie received her undergraduate degree in music therapy at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, completed her internship with Park Nicollet health services, and holds a master’s degree in music therapy from St. Mary-of -the-woods College. Katie has worked in multiple settings with a wide variety of clientele including adults and children with cancer and terminal illnesses, children and adults with neurological impairments and developmental delays, children and adults with eating disorders, individuals with Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, elderly and patients in hospice. Katie has provided music therapy services in day care centers, nursing homes, private homes, group homes, schools and hospitals in both individual and group sessions. In addition to practicing music therapy Katie is a certified children and teen meditation facilitator, has received training in mindfulness for children, and has completed coursework in yoga calm.
Through her career Katie has developed music therapy and music programming at Children’s Hospital St. Paul, work training sites for adults with developmental disabilities, and nursing homes. Katie has received grant support for her previous work at Children’s Hospital, and was a community collaborative grant recipient through the University of Minnesota, developing mindfulness based music and movement classes for children and their families.
Katie believes that every individual has within them exponential potential, creativity and joy which can be accessed through connecting to music, movement, art, and imagination. Through nurturing ones creative potential one can contribute positively to a more peaceful, vibrant, and joy filled world.
Elizabeth Brandt MA, MT-BC
Music Therapist - Special Needs, Early Childhood, Long Term Care
Beth is a board certified music therapist with over 23 years of experience. She has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings including hospitals, music facilities, public schools, private practice, state facilities, nursing homes, sheltered workshops, and at the University of Minnesota music therapy labs.
Beth graduated from the University of MN with a bachelor’s degree in music therapy in 1994 and became board certified in 1997. She continued her education with a MA in Music Therapy in 2003. While at the U of MN, she worked as a teaching graduate assistant and, after graduating, as an adjunct teaching specialist. She has also completed training to be an NMT music therapist and to be a Music Together teacher. She currently is a peer mentor for other music therapists in the Great Lakes Region of AMTA.
In her free time, Ms. Brandt enjoys hanging out with her family, playing with her dogs, coaching ISI figure skating and mini mite hockey classes, teaching bassoon lessons, playing bassoon with several local ensembles, and volunteering at music therapy and school events.
Julie Osmonson, MT-BC
Music Therapist - Long-Term Care, Special Needs
Julie received her Bachelors of Music in Music Therapy from the University of Minnesota and completed her internship at Miami Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida in 1993. Her experience includes long-term care, adults with developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s, and dementia. She was also part of a team that implemented a Music Therapy internship Site, was a practicum supervisor for U of M students, and served on the Music Therapy Association of Minnesota board for a number of years. Julie has been a piano teacher for over 20 years and also teaches music classes like bucket drumming and boomwhackers in home school co-op settings.
In her free time, Julie enjoys singing on her church’s worship team, watching her 2 children play sports, walking her dog, and volunteering for different events at school.
Angelina Corbett - Art Instructor
Special Needs Art
Angelina has a positive and encouraging outlook on life, which she shares with others.
She worked for Trivilla of Robinsdale Rehabilitation Center as a nursing assistant where she cared for people with head trauma injuries, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and those who where quadriplegic and paraplegic. Angelina extended her home to some of the longer-term residents, built friendships with the residents, and would often take them out for day trips with her family.
Angelina has always enjoyed cooking and caring for her friends and family, and has been a wife and mother of 2 for 37 yrs. She is a glam-mom of 4 grand children.
Donovan Corbett, Finance Manager
Donovan received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, completed his Apple Logic Pro certification at the Institute of Production and Recording, and carries extensive knowledge of banking, finance, and real estate.
Throughout his career Donovan has managed and trained teams, facilitated classes, and provided financial analysis and counsel for businesses and individuals.
Donovan has a passion for music creativity and expression, has given children's guitar lessons, and loves collaborating with others.