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, Alzheimer’s/Dementia patients, and as Adjunct Professor of Voice in the music dept at Immaculata University. She has presented at music therapy conferences and is a published author (Music Therapy Perspectives). Jackie performs professionally as a singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist in the Philly & NYC areas.