Finding your joy in music making!


Kristin Jordheim MA, Certified Music Therapist  - Sunnyside/Highland in northwest Denver, Adams County and the greater metro Denver area

Sunnyside’s Piano Teacher brought in her brand new Yamaha grand piano and opened her studio  and music therapy practice fifteen years ago on Umatilla Street.  Being able to walk or bike to piano lessons - isn’t that what new urban living is all about?  Kristin offers piano instruction for all ages and abilities through regular weekly lessons, drop in teen and adult piano coaching and can combine online lessons into the schedule. Music therapy services are available through Advantage Music Therapy include individual and group sessions.

Students with special needs, learning differences  and those who are on the autism spectrum (ASD) are welcome.  As a music therapist, Kristin will work from your strengths to help you reach your goals.  Music therapy sessions are available at Advantage Music Therapy to address cognitive development and social  skills goals whether a student has an IEP or not.   Advantage Music Therapy is a Health First Colorado provider.


New session -  Group Music Therapy for Children - 
begins Thursdays  -  August 24

6 week session  -  $145 
 at Intercession Episcopal Church 3101 E 100th Ave (at Steele St) Thornton  CO     
Register here


Music therapy effectively addresses developmental goals through research-based interventions. The credentialed music therapists  (MT-BC or CMT) at Advantage Music Therapy are trained to create success based activities that address developmental skills.  Music therapy builds up a child’s self-esteem and feeds their spirit. 


Contact Advantage Music Therapy for your children who have special needs in the following areas:    

    •    Social skills

    •    Building friendships

    •    Musical interaction

    •    Gross and fine motor skills

    •    Cognitive development


Jueves en augusto y septiembre, 2017 5:15 pm Sesión de 6 semanas - $ 145
en la Iglesia Episcopal Intercesión 3101 E 100th Ave (en Steele St) Thornton CO..
Los padres han estado pidiendo terapia de música en un ambiente de grupo con un ambiente social e interactivo.

Easy registration  here


Early Intervention Music Therapy Group

Wednesdays August 23, 2017 11:15 am


Intermezzo Academy of Music

1309 W 121st Ave, Westminster, Colorado 80234


6 week session - $145   An engaging and fun music group for young children between the ages of 2-5 years old who are in need of support in development of communication, social/emotional, sensori-motor and/or cognitive skills. Children may have been identified for early intervention services or be delayed in some areas of concern to their parents and/or healthcare providers.  720-432-0878 voice or text  


Easy registration  here

What a good time we all had at our first sensory friendly concert!  Let's do it again. 
Sensory Friendly Concert - Immersive Community Oriented Arts Event! 
Toxoplasma Arts LLC  Make/Shift Monday Presents: (de)composition is family-friendly, open to EVERYONE, and now *~*Sensory Friendly*~* (de)composition wants to continue tearing down barriers that prevent ANYONE from enjoying art and music. Special thanks to RedLine Denver and Advantage Music Therapy / Sunnyside's Piano Teacher for helping make this happen.

Advantage Music Therapy adds Adams County location
 Music therapy service are available in the community and at Intermezzo Academy of Music 2000 W 120th Ave Suite 5, Westminster, CO 80234.  CES and SLS waivers accepted. We are a a Health First Colorado provider.


Music Therapy For Autism is a Promising Treatment, Shows a Controlled Study​

Music Therapy is effective in improving social skills of children wth autism
CONCLUSIONS: The study showed that MT (Music Therapy) is an effective method with deep and consistent effects on improving social skills of children with autism. Access PubMed or ask at your library.​                                        

Music is my love, my passion in life and also my full time profession. Everyone has the capacity to make music and receive it’s lifelong benefits.  Age, learning difference and distance are not barriers to starting.