Hairston Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Music Therapy Association recognized Michelle Hairston with one of two annual Lifetime Achievement Awards.


Hairston has served as president of the American Music Therapy Association as well as in a variety of leadership positions at the state and regional levels.


She is chair of the Department of Music Education and Music Therapy at the ECU School of Music.


AMTA recognized the positive impact she makes on students and cited her “exemplary service and dedication to the profession of music therapy.”