Music moves me

The theme song for European Music Therapy Day 2018 is 'Music moves me', composed and arranged by Albert Berman. 

Download the lyrics and chords and sheet music.
What can you do with this song?

  • This song can be used for all Music Therapy Day activities. Of course you can translate it into your own language, you can also use it as a framework for improvisations.
  • Idea: record yourself performing this song, post it to Youtube and send the link to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


THE NETHERLANDS: Music moves me, song for European Music Therapy Day 2018, played and sung by music therapists from the Netherlands.


LUXEMBOURG: Music Moves Me, performed by singers from Luxembourg Jazz Voices in order to support Gesellschaft fir Musiktherapie zu Lëtzebuerg asbl - GML 

ISRAEL: Music Moves Me. A special tribute for EMTDay 2018. The annual song performed in ISL (Israeli Sign Language) by music therapist Tamar Hag-Sagi.

GERMANY: Music Moves Me, played and sung by German music therapists Stefan Mainka & Andreas Fieguth.

THE NETHERLANDS: Music Moves Me, recorded on September 12th and played by Karin, Karlijn, Ralph, Sascha, Daniëlle and Albert at GGz Centraal in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. 

CROATIA: Music Moves Me by Croatian students of Music Therapy at Academy of Arts in Osijek.

BULGARIA: Песен по случай европейският ден на музикотерапията,15.11.2018г.!

Music moves me, song for European Music Therapy Day 2018, played and sung by music therapists  and students of MusicTherapy Institut Sofia from Bulgaria.

AUSTRIA: Music Moves Me, song for European Music Therapy Day 2018, performed by Graz Students of MTH - GRAMUTH. 

GREECE: European Music Therapy Day - Music Moves me written by Albert Berman - Celebrating music therapy day by improvising with the song - music therapist Yiota Andreopoulou - Assistant - Despoina Gotsopoulou - Montage Costis Zouliatis.

SLOVENIA: «Music Moves Me - Glasba me gane» Music and lyrics: Albert Berman. Translation: Kaja Lomovšek.

Theme song for European Music Therapy Day 2018 translated into Slovenian. As every year, created by the music therapy students at Institut Knoll, Kranj, Slovenia.  Filmed in Ljubljana: Barje and Botanical garden. Special thanks: Mihael Žveglič. 

LITHUANIA: Music Moves Me, song for European Music Therapy Day 2018. Music & lyrics by Albert Berman. Arranged and performed by music therapy students from Lithuania. Recorded at studio "Music Architecture" in Vilnius. 


ISRAEL: Music moves me, song for European Music Therapy Day 2018. Music & lyrics by Albert Berman. Arranged and performed by 1st year music therapy students from University of Haifa, Israel. Video editing by Cunera van Heerden

SERBIAMusic Moves Me performed by Ivana Ilić, Nikola Roy Chaudhury, Marija Stojanović, from Musicorn music studio in Niš, Serbia.

THE NETHERLANDS: Jet Verkade and Lizzy Dinghs (both music therapists in the Netherlands), have made a Music Moves Me - video. 
Pim Weierink supported them, both performing and recording. 

PORTUGAL: Music Moves Me by students of Jazz at the University Lusíada of Lisbon and members of the Portuguese Association of Music Therapy. (APMT- Associação Portuguesa de Musicoterapia)

FRANCEParoles (de la chanson officielle de ce mouvement européen) écrites par un groupe de patients atteints de démence de type Alzheimer, dans le cadre de leur suivi de groupe en musicothérapie depuis plusieurs mois.

Music Moves Me, lyrics in French. Written by a group of patients suffering from Alzheimer's dementia, as part of their group follow-up in music therapy for several months. Émilie Tromeur-Navaresi, music therapist in Dijon.

LITHUANIA: Music moves me improvisation. Klaipėda congratulates Lithuania and Europe on the occasion of the 5th European Music Therapy Day. 

CYPRUSMusic moves me, the song for European Music Therapy Day! The children of the Conservatory of Aradippos interpreted it in their own way. Thank you to all participants!

FINLAND: Happy European Music Therapy Day from Finland, improvisation. 

ITALY (music therapy associations AIM and FIM): Music Moves Me by music therapy students Centro Studi Musicoterapia Alto Vicentino, Thiene (VI) Italia. 

Improvvisazione sul brano dedicato al tema “Music Moves Me” per la giornata europea della Musicoterapia 2018. 

SERBIAMusic Moves Me by Hatorum Music Therapy Centre, members of Association of Music Therapists of Serbia and pupils of the Isidora Sekulić Elementary School in Belgrade. 

On the occassion of European Music Therapy Day, Hatorum Music Therapy Centre launched a new developmental education initiative BETTER PEOPLE MAKE A BETTER WORLD - MUSIC THERAPY AGAINST PEER AGGRESSION. (Bolji ljudi čine bolji svet - muzikoterapija protiv vršnjačke agresije)
This is the first school music therapy programme in the country and a new methodological approach.

GERMANYEuropean Music Therapy Day at Pro Seniore Residenz Hohenburg Homburg, with music therapist Giuseppe Scorzelli (AIM). In the background the song Music Moves Me sung by about 50 elderly guests of the nursing home. 

AUSTRIA: 'Music moves me', song for European Music Therapy Day 2018, composed by Albert Berman. Arranged and performed by Music Therapy Students from Graz, Krems and Vienna (Austria) at the '2nd ConnAction-Students-Conference' in Graz 18th November 2018.


Alternative song for European Music Therapy Day: 'Music... every (therapy) day', composed and arranged by Albert Berman.
Download the lyrics and chords and sheet music.