Erin Shina, MT-BC

Lecturer, Music Therapy


Erin is a board-certified music therapist at Norton Audubon Hospital. She attended the University of Louisville, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in music in 2016 and a bachelor’s degree in music therapy in 2018. She has additional training in neurologic music therapy and music therapy in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

While actively engaged in research, Erin works primarily with adults, focusing on rehabilitation, pain management and palliative care, and has worked to develop new programming throughout the hospital.

In addition to her role as a music therapist with Norton Healthcare, Erin is also an adjunct faculty member with the music therapy department at the University of Louisville and serves on the editorial board of imagine.magazine, an annual early childhood music therapy publication. Erin has a passion for teaching and serves as director of the Norton Healthcare music therapy internship program, supervising interns and practicum students year-round.