Music therapy is supported by visionary philanthropists and champions.

We have some wonderful music therapy champions...

Mrs Barbara Haynes OAM

Mrs Haynes is our major patron. She supports the Caroline Clifford Memorial Trust Music Therapy position and our health musicians program and is the primary patron of the Schools Music Festival.

Ms Betty Amsden AO

Ms Amsden sadly passed away in February 2017. She was a great supporter of our Schools Music Festival (in partnership with Mrs Haynes) and was a regular donor to our special projects.

Shannon Bennett

Shannon BennettShannon Bennett is a world class Australian chef and author. He is best known as the head chef of restaurant Vue de monde at Melbourne’s Rialto Tower.

We were joined by Adam Hills, Pete Murray and Matt Preston and this premier event raised $75,000 which enabled us to commence a new music therapy position in neurology.

Shannon has since hosted our 2012 dinner with special guest Guy Sebastian, and Shannon has also raised money for us in RUN Melbourne.

Glen Moriarty

Television host, model, actor and presenter, Glen Moriarty is known for being part of the Nine Network's Melbourne Postcards reporting team. Glen is our regular MC at music therapy events and is a champion in our studio therapy program.

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