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Alumna joins Knoxville Symphony Orchestra as music therapist

March 1, 2013

Loyola University New Orleans alumna Alana Dellatan Seaton ’02 recently joined the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra as a music therapist tasked with enhancing the organization’s innovative music and wellness programs. In her new role, Seaton will create patient music therapy plans and work with musicians.

A board certified music therapist, Seaton received her master’s in music therapy from Loyola in 2002. She has 10 years of clinical experience in facilitating individual and group music therapy sessions, treatment planning and treatment team collaborations. She has also managed her own private practices in both New Orleans and Knoxville, Tenn. Her expertise includes designing, launching and implementing music therapy programs in various settings.

Since 2003, the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has developed collaborations between health care providers and musicians in order to fully nurture and utilize the healing power of music. Seaton is the first music therapist in eastern Tennessee working within a hospital integrative medicine program.

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