Jan 25, 2022 12:00 PM
Kitrael Chin, President/Director/Founder
Hearts for Music

Kitrael Chin is the President/Director and Founder of Hearts For Music, Inc, a non-profit 501(c)3.  Hearts For Music is the world’s first special needs orchestra that attempts to unite all disabilities of all ages in creating and performing music.   He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia, Canada and a degree in Music Therapy from Shenandoah University in Virginia, USA. In addition to being a professional Board-Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) with over 20 years of clinical experience, he has a specialty certificate in Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy from the New York Center for End-of-Life Care (HPMT).

Over the years, Kitrael has been blessed with the joy and privilege of working with many kids and young adults displaying a wide range of disabilities ranging from mild to severe MRDD to cerebral palsy and Autism. In 2000, Kitrael started Musical Fingers LLC a music therapy and instruction company in Mantua OH, which to this present day serves many families throughout NE Ohio. Kitrael has been and continues to be the pianist and worship leader at Hilltop Christian Church in Mantua, Ohio since 2008. In his spare time, he is an avid snowboarder and is the proud professional keyboardist for First Snow, Northeast Ohio’s Trans-Siberian Orchestra Tribute Band.