Tracy Richardson (doctor of music therapy) – Dr. Tracy Richardson is a professor of music therapy and chairperson of the Music and Theatre Department at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). She has been a board-certified music therapist for 31 years, has a doctorate in counselor education and has worked with people with a variety of mental and physical health issues. She specializes in use of clinical songwriting, implements music therapy for patients on a local oncology unit, and consults with companies on musical teambuilding. Dr. Richardson is a singer/songwriter with two original CDs and has opened for many artists, including George Strait and Randy Travis. She was inducted into the Wabash Valley Musicians Hall of Fame in 2016 and is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Association International.