Michael Guglielmo, MT-BC

Kona & Michael


Michael Guglielmo is a nationally board-certified music therapist.

He completed a music therapy degree under the academic and spiritual guidance of Evelyn Selesky, Dr. Suzanne Nowikas Sorel, and Dr. John Carpente (music therapy pioneers) from Molloy College in Rockville Centre, NY.  Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Science Music Therapy degree in May of 2005, and received his national board certification in September of 2005.

Michael has been providing transformative musical experiences to people in community gatherings, senior centers, group homes, youth centers, psychiatric wards, hospice settings and hospitals  since 1973.

Michael has been providing music therapy treatment to special education children in New York Public Schools from 2005 to the present.


Out of this commitment to serve, Michael broadens his mission to serve diverse people.

Music Therapist – Board Certified, Music Therapy Credential

“The credential Music Therapist-Board Certified (MT-BC) is granted by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) to identify music therapists who have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to practice music therapy at the current level of the profession.  The purpose of board certification in music therapy is to provide an objective national standard that can be used as a measure of professionalism by interested agencies, groups, and individuals.”

Certification Board for Music Therapists