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Sarah Ardoin

Director of Music Therapy

As an Indiana native, Sarah has worked in the music therapy field for 16 years. She began her music career studying percussion at Vincennes University. While there she drew interest in the use of music for health and wellness. After completing an associates degree is Music/Fine Arts from VU, Sarah pursued her bachelors degree in music therapy from St. Mary of The Woods College. During her time at SMWC, she was able to continue her percussion studies at Indiana State University. She was a member of the ISU percussion ensemble and the ISU Steel drum Band.

Sarah completed her music therapy internship at Wishard Health Services in Indianapolis. She continued employment with Wishard, post internship, working with adults in long term care and sub-acute rehabilitation.

Sarah has held the music therapy board certification credential since 1999.

In 2008, Sarah completed her Master of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Sarah and her husband, Jeremy, reside on the west side of Indianapolis with their 2 children, Madison and Dallas.


Master of Business Administration, Indiana Wesleyan University 2008
B.S. Music Therapy, St. Mary of the Woods College 1998
A.S Music/Fine Arts, Vincennes University 1995
Board Certified Music Therapist since 1999

Areas of Expertise

A majority of my work has been with the adult and senior population. In my undergraduate studies, I completed several clinical experiences, which included working with special needs children, at risk teens, and preschoolers. I truly enjoy my work as a music therapist and believe in the power of music to restore, maintain, and improve physical and emotional health.

Personal Interests

Attending Music Concerts

Professional Organizations

Association for Indiana Music Therapy
AMTA (American Music Therapy Association)
I actively serve as secretary for the executive board of the Association for Indiana Music Therapy

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