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Senior Music Therapy


Christian Nielsen MT-BC

(Music Therapist – Board Certified)


Music Therapy Programs

for seniors and those with special needs






Adapted to meet the needs of your clients & residents:

  • Interactive Small Group Programming
  • Large Group Interactive Performances
  • Memory Care Programming
  • Intergenerational Programs
  • Drumming/rhythm Groups
  • Music & Movement
  • Interactive Sing-A-Longs
  • Spiritual Care Programs
  • Guided Relaxation & Meditation Groups
  • 1:1 visits

Many styles of music are used in music therapy. Christian is proficient in many styles and instruments:

  • Folk & Old-time music
  •  Classic Country
  • Popular music from 1900’s-1980’s (some current music)
  • Spiritual Music and/or Hymns
  • Jazz & Big Band
  • Classical
  • Rock & Roll from Elvis, to the Beatles and beyond
  • Ethnic and cultural music
  • Children's Music from every era (for intergenerational groups)
  • Special Healing, Meditation & Relaxation music
  • Many more and I'm always willing to learn new music- just ask!

Some facilities/agencies Christian regularly works with (1x/month or more) include:

  • Auburn Courts
  • Augustana Emerald Crest of Victoria
  • Augustana Emerald Crest of Minnetonka
  • The Glenn Assisted Living and Memory Care (Minnetonka)
  • Kingsway Memory Care (Belle Plaine)
  • Lighthouse Memory Care and Assisted Living of Waconia
  • Lutheran Home of Belle Plaine
  • Oak Terrace, Gaylord location
  • Presbyterian Homes, Minnetonka Shores (Spring Park)
  • Presbyterian Homes, Summerwood of Chanhassen

Christian also works for many more facilities for special events throughout the year.

Other facilities he has worked with include:

  • Augustana Emerald Crest of Burnsville
  • Good Samaritan of Arlington
  • Good Samaritan of Waconia
  • Westview Acres (Waconia)
  • Grand Meadows (Glencoe)
  • Delano Golden Living Center
  • St. Mary's (Winsted)
  • Waconia 5-Star Adult Foster Care
  • and many more...

Christian also goes into many other facilities working with hospice agencies in his hospice work.


Instruments Christian uses when doing groups include: Guitars, Voice, Native American and other Ethnic Flutes, Reverie Harp, Ukulele, Percussion, and others.


Click here to listen to some of

Christian's recorded music


See, feel, and hear the difference a music therapist can make.


Discounts available for regularly scheduled events (monthly or weekly).


Call for details: 952-221-1857




click here to download Christian's Summary of Qualifications


Using Music to enhance quality of life since 1998