Jackie Macri's passion for music is exceeded only by her passion for bringing people joy -- through lessons, therapy, and live performance in the Greater Philadelphia area. A board-certified music therapist, Jackie brings an additional level of insight and sensitivity to her work with students, clients -- and audiences of all types.
Since getting her start in musical theater at New Jersey's acclaimed Papermill Playhouse during her childhood, Jackie has carved a unique niche in the music world -- starring in professional and local musical theater; leading dynamic music and theater workshops as well as instrumental lessons focused on the creative process.
Jackie has a Masters in Music Therapy from Immaculata University, as well as two Bachelors of Arts degrees in Music and Psychology from Lafayette College. Jackie works in the Philadelphia area as a music therapist serving hospitalized children and their families, and has worked in Assisted Living, Adult Psych, and as Adjunct Professor of Clinical Voice Studies and Music Technology at Immaculata University. She has presented research at music therapy conferences and is a published author (Music Therapy Perspectives). Jackie performs professionally as a singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist in the Philly area.