Rhe H. Washington

Instructor, Music Therapy

Rhé H. Washington, MMT, NMT, MT-BC is a native of Chicago, IL.  A lifelong musician began playing the piano at 4 years old – he is an accomplished pianist, vocalist, composer, arranger, and mallet percussionist. Rhé studied music through his formative years and studied at multiple schools including NYU and Berklee School of Music. Through the years he has worked on many projects including stage, session work, commercials, corporate and private engagements. Has 2 solo albums to his credit and has hopes to complete a third. He has performed in orchestras, symphonic bands, jazz bands, night clubs and churches across many genres - throughout the United States and abroad. In 2015 he pursued a career in music therapy and received a master’s degree in Music Therapy from the Loyola University of New Orleans in 2018. To date, Rhé is a music therapy educator and a published Community Music Therapy researcher – see Voices:  A World Forum of Music Therapy March 2023 – Vol. 1.  Finally, he works as a music therapist in private practice in the New Orleans/Baton Rouge area bringing music to heal others – Purple Note Music Therapy, LLC.

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