Catherine Threlfall – Bio
Author/s: Catherine Threlfall
Catherine, (BMus (Hons) BTeach (Hons)) is a Registered Music Therapist and primary teacher. She is currently working towards her Masters in Education. Catherine has broad ranging experience working with children and families in many settings including early intervention, early childhood, special education, mainstream schooling and community arts. She has also worked in adult disability and aged care, and spent a number of years working in community cultural development in the Dandenong Ranges. Catherine is currently working as an arts-based wellbeing advisory teacher in the Northern Territory, and is based in two primary schools in the rural area of Darwin. She is a member of the National Council of the Australian Music Therapy Association, and of the Music Council of Australia. As part of these roles Catherine coordinates the Music Play for life/AMTA Making Music Being Well national celebration. Catherine plays the clarinet and performs with various ensembles around Darwin.