Roman Music Therapy Services
Providers

Please share the picture of your provider with your child. It will make a great deal of difference the first day of class.

photo Meredith Pizzi

Meredith Roman Pizzi, MT-BC, is the Founder of Roman Music Therapy Services, a community music therapy agency which focuses on serving children and adults with social, emotional, cognitive, behavioral, physical, and educational needs.

She is also the Co-Founder of Raising Harmony™: Music Therapy for Young Children, an organization which focuses on training music therapists, parents and early childhood professionals on using music therapy strategies and tools with young children. As the creator of Sprouting Melodies®, Meredith is passionate about using our skills and strengths as music therapists to provide community programs that benefit young children and their families and incorporate our training and expertise as music therapists.

Meredith’s family, including her husband and three young children, have been an integral part of the development of Sprouting Melodies®, as the inspiration for many of the songs and as Sprouting Melodies® participants.

     
photo Katie Bagley

Katie Bagley is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy and a minor in Psychology. She has worked with children and adults in a variety of settings, including: bereavement groups, inclusion classrooms, oncology, brain injury recovery, skilled nursing facilities, hospice, and Sprouting Melodies classes. 

Katie is also certified as a Neurologic Music Therapist. Her passion is providing services at both the beginning and end of life; within this range, emphasizing person-centered treatment and symptom management through music, particularly in dementia care. She strives to help individuals grow optimally and experience a full life.
A lover of animals, travel, and the outdoors, Katie continues to be an avid learner of the rich world of music therapy, choir repertoire, and psychology. Her favorite instrument is the piano. She loves to sing by the campfire and collect sea glass.

 

 

     
photo Laetitia Brundage

Laetitia Brundage received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy from Marylhurst University in Marylhurst, OR. She completed her internship at Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston, a pediatric burn care hospital. In addition to her time spent working in medical music therapy, she has experience working with children and adolescents with developmental disabilities in both group and one on one settings. She has also worked with babies and toddlers in early childhood music settings. Most recently, Laetitia has discovered a love for working with post-combat veterans.  

Outside of practicing music therapy, Laetitia enjoys writing her own music for piano and voice.  She released an album, "Draw some Monsters", with her band Tik Tok in 2013.  While being a new mom put the band on the back burner,she continues to write songs, often with her son improvising right along at the piano!

Laetitia has a strong passion for helping others find and harness their strengths through the power of music and human connection.

     
photo Maureen Young

Maureen began her formal music education at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where she received her Artist’s Diploma in French Horn Performance. After this, she pursued her degree in Music Therapy from Florida State University.

Maureen has had experience with children and adults with a variety of diagnoses and multiple disabilities in school and residential settings. Maureen has also worked as a music therapist and service coordinator for an Early Intervention program, working with children ages 0-3 who have a developmental delay, and their families. Maureen is passionate about working with children and adults with developmental disabilities, but also enjoys working with older adults.

     
photo Kim Schlesinger

Kim Schlesinger graduated from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa and completed her internship with Roman Music Therapy Services in February of 2020. In college she studied piano as her primary instrument and participated in many on-campus extracurricular activities such as singing with the St. Elizabeth Chorale, teaching private piano lessons, participating in the Wartburg College chapter of Best Buddies, and serving on the leadership team as secretary of the Wartburg Student Music Therapy Association.

Kim is thrilled to be starting her music therapy career with Roman Music Therapy Services, which allows her to work in a community based setting, servicing a wide variety of populations from birth to end-of-life care in both group and individual settings. Through the course of her internship, Kim had the opportunity to complete the Sprouting Melodies training course and become a provider, present at the 2019 Passages 20 Conference at Lesley University, gain invaluable experience in completing a SEMTAP (Special Education Music Therapy Assessment Process), and write and present on a case study centered on one of her clients.

Outside of work, Kim enjoys meeting new people and exploring new places. She has greatly enjoyed discovering the unique experiences that New England has to offer after moving from the Midwest.

     
photo Eliza Trickett

Eliza Trickett is a Board-Certified Music Therapist living in Westwood, MA. Eliza received her Bachelor of Arts in Music Education in Therapy from the College of Wooster in Wooster, OH. Eliza also completed her music therapy internship in Ohio, where she worked in a public school setting with students of varying diagnoses. She also has experience working with adult psych populations, substance abuse rehabilitation, geriatric populations, and adults with developmental disabilities.

During her time in undergrad, Eliza served as the music director for A Round of Monkeys a capella group, Vice President of the Cleveland Student Music Therapist, and house coordinator for the Poverty Outreach program. Aside from making music, Eliza enjoys reading, writing, hiking, and traveling.

Eliza is absolutely thrilled to be a part of the Roman Music Therapy team, and is incredibly grateful to work with such dedicated and supportive team members.