Karinne' Andonian, MA, MT-BC

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Karinne' Andonian, MA, MT-BC, is a music therapist with the Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment and the Special Delivery Unit at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Karinne' Andonian, MA, MT-BC, is a certified music therapist who works closely with families in Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit (N/IICU), Richard D. Wood Jr. Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment (CFDT), and the Special Delivery Unit (SDU).

In music therapy, music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. After assessing the strengths and needs of each individual, a qualified music therapist provides the indicated treatment, including creating, singing, moving to, and/or listening to music. Learn more about music therapy in the setting of the CFDT and SDU.

Education and Training


Pre-Masters Music Therapy Internship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Sound Birthing Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth - Sound Birthing Institute

Board Certification

Board Certified Music Therapist
Certified Neonatal ICU Music Therapist
Sound Birthing MTACB Practitioner

Graduate Degree

MA in Creative Arts Therapy - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Music Therapist

Departments and Services