Piedmont Music Therapy, LLC

Piedmont Music Therapy, LLC

Piedmont Music Therapy, LLC is a private practice established to support individuals’ health and wellness through music therapy and music in Greater Charlotte – we connect, play & grow. A team of board certified music therapists with a combined total of over 42 years of clinical training working with individuals of all ages and abilities. PMT is an Approved Provider to help increase access to creative and expressive arts in the Charlotte Area. Mental health support is one of our priorities.

Mission: The mission of PMT is to engage, empower and accompany individuals to reach their goals grounded in the frameworks of music therapy and social work. PMT strives to meet students and clients where they are and support them in improving their quality of life. Additionally PMT serves to promote the growth of music therapy students and board certified music therapists by offering educational opportunities plus educating the community about the field of music therapy. Piedmont Music Therapy, LLC was founded in 2013 and has grown to include  music therapists with varying training specific to musical and client focus.

Proof of insurance available upon request. ASC does NOT hold current documentation.




  224 Westinghouse Boulevard, Suite 608, Charlotte, NC 28273


I Feel Better When I'm Groovin'

Program description

This ten Week program can occur during school hours or after school hours. Programming will focus on self esteem and self efficacy, socialization skills, problem solving, mental wellness, and expressive language. The group will focus on activities such as art in music, playing in a drum circle, creative improvisation, group and individual songwriting, and various musical games to promote teamwork.

Booking / scheduling contact

Gretchen Benner


Program detail
Artistic discipline: Multi-media, Music, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Program type: Out-of-School-Time, Virtual/Online Program, Workshop
Population served: Grade 10, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Subject: Dance, Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Music, Social Studies / History
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Flexible dates based upon staffing availability. Please email provider to coordinate schedules of availability Mondays – Fridays during school or afterschool hours. Limited availability on Saturdays.

Available times:

60 minute increments for 10 weeks are ideal.

If needed, can condense to 45 minutes for 8 weeks for less cost if budget is the concern.

Length of program: 60 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Class room with chairs, electrical outlet access and WIFI connectivity. Likely furtniure will be rearranged to a circular setting so everyone can see and hear one another for optimal experience.


At the school or program site. PMT Staff travels to bring mobile instruction as well. PMT Clinic off Westinghouse Boulevard may be available if necessary for smaller sized number of students.

Fees / Ticketing:

$160/60-minute visit x 10 weeks: $1600.00

Materials & supplies = $200


NC Standard Course of Study:

Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.


Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the tex

NC Essential Standards:

ML.1 Apply the elements of music and musical techniques in order to sing and
play music with accuracy and expression.

ML.3 Create music using a variety of sound and notational sources.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Cancellation Policy

The 10 club meeting dates will be scheduled around known holidays and school/organization breaks. If scheduled group date needs to be moved then please provide PMT with advanced notice.

Rescheduling may not be possible. If a club is cancelled without make-up then 50% of club meeting cost is still due to PMT. If PMT Staff is ill then arrangements will be made to hopefully provide coverage by another PMT Staff Member. If not, then club will have make-up date.

Failure to give 24-hour notice as outlined above will result in a “No Show” fee being added to your account. Additionally please understand that the club ends as originally scheduled. Your instructor will wait at least ten minutes after the scheduled club time, before declaring the meeting a “no show.”