Michael Sochor

Michael Sochor

BMT (Capilano University)

Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

Michael is an Accredited Music Therapist who teaches Private Music Instruction Guitar to Music Therapy students. Since most Music Therapy students are relatively new to the guitar, they appreciate Michael’s practical and applied approach to the instrument. His teaching approach is informed by years of performing and his love of working with older adults in complex care.

Additional Music Therapy Employment:  

  • Current: Hawthorne Seniors Care Community working in a Complex Care Unit. 
  • Past: Worked with children and adults with disabilities including autism, and worked with at risk youth.

Music Therapy Clinical Areas of Interest: 

  • Complex Care - dementia, Parkinson’s disease, other related health issues, Mental illness, At-risk youth and children and adults with autism

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Working within a multidisciplinary team at a complex care facility.
  • Being involved in a number of committees in the workplace including the Ethics committee and a Comfort Care Committee.