Summer2016

Professions

Ms Panda Ngai graduated with a double master degrees in music education and Music therapy from Shenandoah Conservatory, Shenandoah University in Winchester , VA, USA. Ms Panda has been a Board certified Music Therapist in the United States since 1999. She studied under the well known music therapists Dr. Michael Rohrbacher and Susanne Rohrbacher.

During the years of serving as a music therapist in the States, Ms Panda worked with regular children and children with special needs such as autism, developmental delay, emotion disturbed children, ADHD,and children at risk in Winchester city and Frederic county school in VA, USA.
She developed music therapy sessions that were engaging, developmentally appropriate. Her music therapy sessions are live music that is age- appropriate and interactive. She easily moves from a variety of styles of music to address the children’s needs and their interests.

M s Panda returned to HK in 2005, she established two music centres and music therapy clinic continually working with children with special needs. She also incorporated the techniques of music therapy in teaching her early music programs.

B esides teaching piano and working with special needs children, Ms Panda is a lecturer at HK federation of youth groups, providing in-service training at YWCA in regular basis and also giving music therapy workshops for various organisations, e.g. victoria educational organization, Lee Wai Lee, Po Leung kuk organisation and etc.

倪鳳儀小姐在1996年畢業於美國雪蘭多音樂學院大學,持有雙碩士學位(音樂教育及 音樂治療)及雙學士學位(鋼琴演奏及社會工作),並獲得全美國大學十大最佳學生。 1998年正式成為美國認可註冊音樂治療師,由全球音樂治療界享有盛名的Dr. Michael Rohrbacher and Miss Susanne Rohrbacher(MM. MT-BC) 親授,並推薦到美國多間政 府學校受聘為駐校音樂治療師,擁有相當豐富之臨床經驗。

在美國期間,倪小姐除了在各校編訂音樂治療課程外,更幫助了不少在學習或日常生 活中有困難的人士,例如:智障人士、自閉兒童及成人、情緒問題兒童、過度活躍兒 童及患有老人癡呆老年人等。在進行音樂治療時會全採用即興現場彈奏音樂來引起啟 發作用及刺激腦部中樞神經。

2005年回流香港後,開設兩間音樂治療及藝術中心來繼續用她的專業及臨床經驗,延 續幫助香港有需要的兒童。 此外倪小姐更撰寫獨有之兒童音樂教材,當中採用音樂治 療元素來教授學前兒童音樂班。

現任青年協會講師、YWCA定期訓練及講師並經常應邀請主持音樂治療講座及舉行老 師訓練工作坊,如:李惠利專業教育學校幼兒教育系客席講師及視學導師、惠氏香港、 維多利亞教育機構、保良局機構、救恩幼稚園音樂治療小組導師、救恩小學、聖雅各 福群會機構等。