Claire Morison is a licensed and nationally board-certified music therapist who joined the George Center team in 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy from Belmont University, and holds additional certification in Neurologic Music Therapy.
During her work in the field, Claire has treated children, teens, and adults with developmental disabilities, patients and families in hospice care, individuals with Alzheimer's and dementia, adolescents with behavioral and emotional disorders, English-as-a-Second-Language students, and traumatic brain injury patients. Claire has additional experience with newcomer youth, and helped found and conduct the Nashville Freedom Choir, a community choir for newcomer youth in the metro-Nashville area. Claire has additionally helped to facilitate Bloom in Music classes with the George Center, and conducts Singing with Parkinson's, a community choir for adults with Parkinson's Disease.
Claire has received formal training in classical and commercial voice, classical violin, and Celtic fiddle, and has enjoyed performing in these media in local, national, and international venues. She has additionally received training in the Suzuki Violin Method, and is certified in Orff-Schulwerk Level 1. Claire is furthermore proficient in guitar and piano.
In her free time, Claire enjoys biking, hiking, reading, and making even more music!