Camilla Schroeder

Camilla Schroeder

BMT (Capilano College), Diploma Jazz Studies (Capilano College)

Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

Camilla is an Accredited Music Therapist and began teaching Private Music Instruction Guitar to Music Therapy students in September 2014.  Camilla has worked as a music therapist since 2005 and primarily uses guitar in her work.  She has supervised multiple Music Therapy Practicum and Internship students over the last 10 years.  Her approach to teaching reflects her awareness of the student process to prepare for internship and ultimately for their career as a music therapist.  Her experience performing in Jazz groups, corporate event rock/rhythm and blues/pop band, and solo guitar/vocal wedding performer influences her teaching a wide variety of repertoire including many genres and grooves.  

Additional Music Therapy Employment:

  • Current: Kiwanis Care Centre, VCH, working throughout the Complex Care Home including Special Care Unit Plus with dementia and mental health diagnosis
  • Past: Minoru Residence, Richmond Lions Manor, Kinsmen Place Lodge complex care homes.
    Lionsgate Hospital Palliative Care Unit and Hospice
    Richmond Group Home

Music Therapy Clinical Areas of Interest:

  • Complex Care - Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, Mental Illness, Huntington’s Disease, Brain Injury, and other health related issues - Palliative Care - Youth with Special Needs 

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Working within a multidisciplinary team at a complex care home
  • Being a member of a Comfort Care Committee and participating in 2 facility Accreditation processes.
  • Contributing 6 years of service to the MTABC as the Conference Chairperson, Treasurer, and the Continuing Education Chairperson.