C.J. Shiloh, LPMT, MT-BC
Owner and Director of Services
C.J. (she/her, initials short for Christy Joy) is a classically trained pianist with 20 years experience as a piano instructor. She earned a liberal arts music degree from Colorado State University in 2003, with concentrations in both music performance and music education. In 2014, CJ earned the MT-BC credentials after completing the Professional Studies Program for Music Therapy Certification Eligibility at Shenandoah University and 6 month internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. During her first year in private practice, she also worked part time at Kennedy Krieger’s Fairmount Campus providing IEP based music therapy services. In addition to running Annapolis Music Therapy Services, CJ is Co-Founder of The Musical Autist, nonprofit. From 2017-2021 she served as Government Relations Chair for the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association and has served on the Maryland State Task Force for music therapy licensure since 2016. From 2012-2015 CJ served as a founding Board member of the Online Conference for Music Therapy. CJ has been published in the International Journal of Community Music and Music Therapy Perspectives.
Zoe Levine, LPMT, MT-BC
Zoe Levine (she/her/they/them) is a board certified music therapist located in Kent County, MD. Zoe graduated summa cum laude from West Virginia University in 2018 and served on the 2017 executive board of the American Music Therapy Students (AMTAS). Zoe is currently pursuing their Master of Music Therapy at Shenandoah University. After completing her clinical internship with Annapolis Music Therapy Services from January 2018 through June 2018, Zoe was offered a position with AMT, working with students in the public school system, older adults in assisted living communities, and families with children 0-4 years old. Zoe is also a songwriter, ultimate frisbee player, and houseplant enthusiast. She is passionate about shaping musical spaces that celebrate community, identity, autonomy, and creativity.
Anissa Dominguez, LPMT, MT-BC
Anissa (she/her) is a board certified music therapist and graduate of Immaculata University in PA. She is a classically trained pianist and flutists and has performed internationally with the Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra. Anissa has clinical experience working with a variety of populations and is proficient in Spanish and American Sign Language. She is passionate about using music as a tool to assist and inspire people of all needs and backgrounds. In addition to her clinical work, Anissa also runs two Youtube channels focused on American Sign Language and cultural exploration.
Bri Webster, LPMT, MT-BC
Mental Health Music Therapist
Bri Webster (she/her) has been working as a board certified music therapist for 5 years and is a graduate from Shenandoah University located in Winchester Virginia. Bri is currently on the Board of the Maryland Association of Music Therapists and will be graduating with a Master’s of Music Therapy with a Counseling Concentration from Slippery Rock University in May of 2023. Bri was on staff part time at AMT from 2017-2018, before shifting to work full time with the inpatient and outpatient behavioral health units at Adventist Healthcare in Takoma Park, MD. She was relocated to work with the inpatient and outpatient behavioral health units for children through older adult age at Shady Grove Medical Center located in Rockville, MD where she additionally worked with patients with COVID. Bri then had the opportunity to work in the engagement department at Arbor Terrace Waugh Chapel located in Gambrills, MD where she worked primarily with older adults with dementia. She is thrilled to be back at AMT and working with many people in all areas and stages of life. Bri enjoys performing locally, attending concerts, any and all outdoor activities, reading, writing, and spending lots of time with her family. She is deeply passionate about working together in collaboration with participants to celebrate and honor diversity, foster connection, explore music, and be creative.
Jennifer Hesse, LPMT, MT-BC
Staff Music Therapist
Jen is a board certified music therapist and a graduate of Elizabethtown College in PA. She has been playing percussion for most of her life and particularly enjoys mallet instruments such as the xylophone and marimba. Jen completed her internship over two sites, gaining experience in both a children’s hospital and a school setting for students identifying as having a disability and including autism. Outside of music, she loves coffee and enjoys any opportunity to be creative or connect with other people. Annapolis Music Therapy is Jen’s first job after certification and she is thrilled to be a part of the AMT team.
Cierra Church, Billing Manager
Cierra is a certified medical coder, having graduated from the Medical Coding program at Anne Arundel Community College in May of 2014. She put her certification to work in the billing department of Anne Arundel Medical Center from 2016-2018. In March of 2018, Cierra became the executive assistant to the co-founder of The Musical Autist, which quickly exposed her to the amazing world of music therapy. Cierra has always had deep love for music. She took dance lessons from age 4-17 and began teaching/choreographing at age 18. Dance has completely shaped the way that Cierra feels and responds to music. She understands and has experienced firsthand that music is extremely healing and enables individuals to express themselves in powerful ways. Cierra also received vocal training while attending Anne Arundel Community College, which opened the doors to begin singing on the worship team at her church for the past 7 years. With a deep love for music and a medical coding certification, the billing manager position for Annapolis Music Therapy seemed like the perfect fit for her. She is excited to be the newest addition to the Annapolis Music Therapy team.