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In music, an arpeggio is a chord that is made up of three notes played in succession to create a beautiful sound.


Arpeggio Music Therapy was founded in 2008 by Elizabeth Eldridge, a Certified Music Therapist based in St. George, a rural town in southern New Brunswick, Canada.  Today, Arpeggio is the province's largest music therapy service provider, delivering quality clinical care to private clients and within facilities throughout NB.


Arpeggio serves clients across the lifespan, from infancy through end-of-life care.  Music therapy, as carried out by a qualified professional, can be highly effective for treating those living with...

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs

  • Neurological challenges, e.g. stroke, ABI
  • Mental health problems and mental illness

  • Speech/language impairments 

  • Physical health issues, both acute and chronic

  • Alzheimer's disease/dementia

  • Terminal illnesses (palliative care)

      ...and more.


Meet our team!

Elizabeth Eldridge

Certified Music Therapist

Founder & Director


Catherine Kennedy

Soon-to-Be Certified Music Therapist

Service Provider for Saint John

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Heather Jansma

Certified Music Therapist

Service Provider for Fredericton

All of Arpeggio Music Therapy’s clinical services are delivered by Certified Music Therapists.


Certified Music Therapists are individuals who:

  • Hold the MTA (Music Therapist Accredited) credential, indicating completion of:

    • A minimum Bachelor level degree in music therapy

    • A 1,000 hour supervised clinical internship

    • A standardized Board Certification exam

  • Maintain membership in good standing with the Canadian Association of Music Therapists (CAMT), indicating:

    • Accumulation of Continuing Education credits

    • Adherence to CAMT’s Code of Ethics

  • Carry professional liability insurance at all times


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