Our Faculty


  • Sue BainesSue Baines
    PhD (University of Limerick), MA (New York University), BMT (Wilfrid Laurier University), B.Mus. (University of Calgary), FAMI, MTA
    Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Dr. Sue Baines is an Accredited Music Therapist who has been teaching in the Music Therapy program since 1997. She continues her PhD research in m ... [more]


    Lies BotmanLies Botman
    B.Sc.(PT) (McGill University), M.Ed. (University of Manitoba)
    Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Lies uses her Physiotherapy background to teach a first semester, medical overview course.  Lies covers a great deal of biology, health conditions ... [more]


    Kerry BurkeKerry Burke
    BA (Antioch University), Dip.M.T. (Capilano College), Music Therapist Accredited (MTA)
    Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Kerry is an Accredited Music Therapist who works with children and youth.  Kerry teaches a first semester improvisation course to Music Therapy studen ... [more]


    Kevin KirklandKevin Kirkland
    PhD (University of B.C.), MA (California State University), BMT (Capilano U), B.Mus in Composition (University of Alberta), FAMI, MTA
    Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Dr. Kevin Kirkland teaches half time in the Music Therapy program and also works as a Music Therapist with adults in treatment for mental he ... [more]


    Nancy McMasterNancy McMaster
    MA in MT (New York University), BA (University of B.C.), Dip.M.T. (Nordoff & Robbins Institute), FAMI, MTA
    Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Nancy co-founded the Capilano Music Therapy program in 1976 and continues to teach in the program.  Nancy brings a depth of compassion, blended  ... [more]


    Carolyn NeapoleCarolyn Neapole
    Bachelor of Music Therapy (Capilano College), Bachelor of Arts (University of Victoria), Advanced Vocal Psychotherapist (AVP), Music Therapist Accredited (MTA)
    Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Carolyn is an accredited music therapist, specializing in the treatment and renegotiation of trauma through the voice.  Carolyn has taught voice in th ... [more]


    Camilla SchroederCamilla 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 ... [more]


    Michael SochorMichael 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  ... [more]


    Susan SummersSusan Summers
    PhD in Leadership and Change (Antioch University), MMT (BC Open University), Dip.MT (Capilano College), BEd (University of Calgary), BPE (University of Calgary), AVPT, NMT, MTA
    Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Dr. Susan Summers is an accredited music therapist who has been teaching in the program since 1998. Susan brings a student-centred and applied practic ... [more]


    Hammond TarryHammond Tarry
    DPhil, MA (University of Oxford)
    Instructor - Psychology/Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Dr. Hammond Tarry started at Capilano in January 2007, having moved to BC from the UK in early 2006.  In the Music Therapy program he regularly teache ... [more]


    Emily TengEmily Teng
    MMT (City University, London, UK), BM (University of B.C.), MTA
    Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Emily is an Accredited Music Therapist who teaches Private Music Instruction in the  Music Therapy program.  Emily has worked with a variety o ... [more]


    Janet WatersJanet Waters
    PhD, MA, BA (Simon Fraser University)
    Instructor - Psychology/Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Dr. Janet Waters is a Psychologist and teaches the research principles course to fourth year Music Therapy students.  She has been teaching Musi ... [more]


    Stephen WilliamsStephen Williams
    MCAT (Hahnemann University, Philadelphia), BMus (University of Toronto), MTA
    Coordinator & Instructor - Bachelor of Music Therapy

    Stephen is the program coordinator for Music Therapy and he teaches in the program.   He is an Accredited Music Therapist with 30 years o ... [more]