Maryann Burrows graduated from Capilano University in North Vancouver, B.C. with a degree in Music Therapy in 2005, and is certified through the Canadian Association for Music Therapists (CAMT #0446). Maryann is a Fellow of the Association for Music & Imagery, and a certified Bonny Method Guided Imagery & Music Practitioner.
Maryann is currently the Music Therapist at Ayre Manor Care Home and providing Music Therapy services to a wide variety of clients in the community. In her seventeen years of clinical work, she has created and implemented Music Therapy programming for many Island Health and Affiliate Hospitals and Long Term Care facilities. Maryann has facilitated a number of Suzuki Tone Chime choirs, intergenerational programs, support groups, supervision of many volunteers and students, and worked closely within interdisciplinary teams in the health care setting.
In addition to her work with clients, Maryann served as Co-President for the Music Therapy Association of British Columbia from 2015-2017 and is a current member; is a member of the Canadian Association for Music Therapists, Association for Music & Imagery, and the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation. She has given a variety of in-services and lectures on the subject of Music Therapy, most recently presenting on the topic of Relaxation and Mindfulness in Music Therapy Practice at the Music Therapy Association of BC’s 2021 Annual Conference.
Maryann lives in the Greater Victoria area with her husband of ten years. She is an avid hiker, dog lover, and musician.