Tracy S. Wanamaker, MT-BC is an Adjunct Instructor at the Crane School of Music where she coordinates the Music in Special Education Program and Crane Music Education Field Experience. Ms. Wanamaker received a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA and a Masters of Science in Special Education from SUNY Potsdam.
Ms. Wanamaker is a board-certified music therapist with 20 years of experience working in a wide range of clinical areas including special education, adults with developmental disabilities and gerontology settings. In addition to her duties at The Crane School of Music, she currently works with clients in both private and group settings in Northern New York. Ms. Wanamaker is also the founding director of the Northern Notes Chorus, a choir for teenagers and adults with developmental disabilities.
Active as a guest music therapy supervisor for the Jamaican Field Service Project, Ms. Wanamaker has supervised music therapy students from across the United States in providing music therapy services in Schools of Hope and infirmaries in multiple locations around Jamaica.
Ms. Wanamaker is active as a consultant and clinician for professionals, teachers and parents across the United States, and has presented her research at many local, state, and national conferences including the American Music Therapy Association National Conference, and the Mid-Atlantic AMTA Regional Conference.