About our Associates

Dorothy Simonis Denton, BM, MT-BC Studio DirectorDorothy Denton

Dorothy has been a certified early childhood music and movement specialist for over 20 years and, more recently, a board certified music therapist, having graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Music and Baldwin Wallace College.

Dorothy conducts music therapy sessions for individual clients, specializing in children with developmental delays of all kinds. She also teaches inclusive early childhood music and movement classes throughout the school year.

A member of ECMMA since its inception, she has served as a regional representative and as a member of the certification board for the ECMMA (Early Childhood Music & Movement Association). She is currently the ECMMA liason to the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).

Her certifications include Therapeutic Listening®, DIR/ Floortime®, as well as Orff I and Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (Montessori based) . Her written articles have been featured in professional publications, and she frequently presents at local and national conferences. She is available for consultation and teacher in-services.