Anthony Decuir

Emeritus Professor of Music

Ph.D., Louisiana State University; MMT, Loyola University New Orleans; BME, Loyola University New Orleans

Anthony Decuir, Ph.D., has taught music therapy at Loyola since 1974. Prior to his appointment as emeritus, Dr. Decuir served as the dean fo the college and associate dean from 1990 until 2014. Dr. Decuir is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Professional Contributions from the American Music Therapy Association. 

As an active vocalist, clinician, teacher, researcher and advocate, Decuir's extensive music therapy career spans four decades.

Previously, Decuir has served as president of the National Association for Music Therapy from 1986 to 1988, providing vital leadership at a time of transition and financial challenges. During his term, the organization’s board was able to preserve its financial integrity, and the association established an independent office just blocks from Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Since then, Decuir has served both the National Association for Music Therapy and the American Music Therapy Association.

Mailing Address: 
Loyola University New Orleans
School of Music
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 8
New Orleans, LA 70118
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