Trish Jonason, music therapist and owner of Coastal Music Therapy, will be closing her business Friday, May 24.  After seven years in the Midcoast, Jonason and her family are moving to Massachusetts to pursue career and graduate school opportunities.

Jonason expressed thanks for the support and patronage of music therapy by Quarry Hill and Windward Gardens in Camden; Lincoln Homes in Newcastle; Little Learners Childcare in Rockport and South Thomaston; Coastal Childcare in Thomaston, The Playroom in Warren; Ponderosa Playland in St. George; Leaps and Bounds Learning Center in Union; Shining Starz, Penquis Head Start and Child Development Services in Rockland; Rockport Public Library; Warren Free Library; and Allysa Anderson at Camden-Rockport Middle School.

In addition, she would like to thank the many families who have embraced music therapy as an integral part of their children's lives and learning.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or