Kaylee Erlewein is a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). She began music lessons at a young age, studying both violin and piano. As a Traverse City native, she played in the Traverse Symphony Youth Orchestra. Kaylee attended high school at the Interlochen Arts Academy where she studied with Paul Sonner. As a student at Michigan State University, she continued violin studies with Dmitri Berlinsky.
Kaylee was able to combine her love of music and children by majoring in Music Therapy at MSU, graduating with Honors. She works with many children and adults, whose special needs include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cognitive Impairments, Physical Handicaps, Hearing Impairments, Speech and Language Disabilities, and Severe Emotional/Behavior Impairments.
Her work as a Music Therapist includes assessment, creating treatment plans, establishing goals and objectives, and monitoring progress. Kaylee is available to work with clients in both group and private sessions. She has experienced first hand the difference that music can make in anyone’s life, regardless of physical and/or mental challenges.
Kaylee is a member of the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra. In her spare time she is active in the praise band of her church and as a substitute violinist for the Traverse Symphony Orchestra.