College of Visual and Performing Arts

Denise Schwaberow, B.S.M.T., RMT

Associate Faculty

Music Therapy

  • Phone: (260) 481-0272
  • Office: Rhinehart Music Center, Room 218
  • E-mail:

Denise Schwaberow graduated from IPFW with a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy degree.  She has provided Music Therapy services at Turnstone Center for Physically Disabled Children and Adults, at a local hospice, many local long-term care facilities and privately.  She is currently the Director of Music, Worship and Assimilation for Leo United Methodist Church.  She has been with IPFW, teaching the Introduction to Music Therapy class since 2001.  She enjoys teaching this general education class and loves the interaction between her and the students.  Teaching people what music therapy is and seeing young minds opened to the idea of creative therapies is a true joy.

Denise Schwaberow