Michael J. Silverman

Michael J. Silverman
College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Graduate and Professional

Section B, Location 45

Professor Michael J. Silverman is a Board-Certified Music Therapist and Director of the University’s Music Therapy Program. Specializing in music therapy for people with mental health and substance use conditions, Michael is actively engaged in clinical research at the University’s Medical Center. Michael teaches three of the four core undergraduate music therapy classes and all four graduate music therapy classes. Since his hire in 2007, all graduates of the music therapy program are employed.