Lalene Kay headshot

Director, Music Therapy Consortium
Lecturer in Music Therapy
M.M., Michigan State University

Lalene DyShere Kay

Lalene Kay headshotDirector of the Cleveland Music Therapy Consortium

M.M. in Music Therapy, Michigan State University
B.M. in Music Therapy, Ohio University


Lalene DyShere Kay is a board-certified music therapist through the Certification Board for Music Therapists and a certified activity consultant through the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals. Her workshop and conference presentations include the Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic and Western regional conferences of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), national conferences including the former National Music Therapy Association, former American Association for Music Therapy, AMTA, Music Educators National Conference, National Conference for Restorative Nursing, National Myositis Association and state conferences including Ohio Music Educators Conference, Virginia Music Educators Conference, Ohio Association for Music Therapy and the Ohio Council for Exceptional Children. Kay is music therapy consultant for Fairview Hospital adult day care center and state board member of the Ohio Music Educators Association as the special learners chair. Kay is also an alumna of the BW summer music clinic.