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Barbara Penn

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Barbara Penn is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Conservatory of Music and Dance, and she received her BA and MA degrees from UMKC.  Mrs. Penn is a board certified music therapist working in the Olathe District Schools, and has a private practice, Encore Music Therapy.

In 2015 she was a co-chair for the professional volunteers at the American Music Therapy Association’s National conference which was held in Kansas City, Missouri.  For the past few years she has been an internship director for AMTA in the Olathe District Schools.  She is a member of the local music therapy organization Kansas City Metro Music Therapists (KCMMT), and has been a recipient of the Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship.