Pauline Etkin was a teacher and head of music at a Teacher Training College in South Africa. As a music therapist, she worked primarily with children at the Nordoff Robbins charity (NR) and she developed and
led the Masters Degree programme. She was CEO for 21 of her 30 years at NR
retiring in 2013. She has experience as an external examiner, supervisor of
music therapists and is currently President of NR International.Pauline was involved in the Registration of Arts Therapies with
the CPSM (now the Health and Care Professions Council) and is an ongoing
partner for the HCPC assisting with Registration and Education matters.
a Trustee of the British Association for Music Therapy (BAMT) and currently
Chairs the BAMT Training and Education Committee. She is additionally a Trustee
of the Music Therapy Charity.
Pauline was awarded an OBE in December 2012 for services to music
therapy and was given a Lifetime Achievement Award from the BAMT.