Discover the possibilities of elemental music and movement

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The American Center for Elemental Music and Movement… Creates opportunities for educators, learners and performers to experience the intrinsic value of elemental music and movement in their artistic and pedagogical lives. These opportunities will be developed through programs that: educate; provide material resources for performance and creativity; foster an appreciation of elemental music and movement. It is ACEMM’s goal to enhance the lives of those who experience the humanizing touch of elemental music and movement.

  • ACEMM Mobile Ensemble

    In classrooms like this one, where teachers are sharing elemental music and movement experiences without resources like barred instruments, drums, or small percussion instruments, ACEMM regularly provides these important extensions to reinforce the artistic learning that is taking place there.

  • Spotlight Award

    In a concerted effort to “spotlight” excellence among professionals exhibiting outstanding accomplishments and dedication to advancing and expanding elemental music and movement at local and regional levels, ACEMM’s Spotlight Award is given based upon recommendation from our colleagues on a quarterly basis.

  • Beacon Scholarship

    The Beacon Scholarship provided by ACEMM opens avenues for experienced music and movement educators to expand their professional development and broaden their own experiences, and, positively impact the lives of their students and colleagues.

Fall 2016 Spotlight Award Recipient – Premila Mistry

Congratulations to Premila Mistry October, 2016 Recipient of ACEMM’s Spotlight Award “Giving the students an opportunity to express themselves in a way that is very different from other classes gives…

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Seeing Ghana in a New Light

A new perspective on the use of world music in the classroom, By Louis Persic, 2016 recipient of ACEMM’s Beacon Scholarship I wondered, “How is it possible that…

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