Using the Fiddle in Music Therapy – Getting Familiar with…Audrey Morse


March 6, 2013


Audrey Morse is a music therapist at an inpatient psychiatric hospital in Midtown Manhattan. She holds a Master’s degree in music therapy from New York University. She began playing the piano when she was 7 years old. She is also quite experienced in playing the fiddle. She was required to choose an orchestra instrument in 4th grade. Her mother chose the violin for her. She played for a year before she saw Itzhak Perlman on television. At that point she realized that she wanted to be a violinist. She also played at Carnegie Hall with the New York Youth Symphony when she was 12.