ACEMM Updates 2019

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ACEMM Updates 2019 ACEMM, like the field of music education itself, is constantly changing, evolving, reflecting, and improving in order to best suit the needs of our community.…

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Kris Olson – ACEMM Retreat and Jamboree Featured Presenter

March is roaring in and June will be here in no time!

ACEMM is already planning for that moment when you say goodbye to the school year and blissfully push the pause button for the summer. Once the dust settles, feelings of relief and achievement are often mixed with lingering questions and ‘what if’s’ about moving ahead personally and professionally.

In the spirit of being open to inspiration, seeking fresh outlooks, and engaging in thoughtful reflection to help nurture the artistic soul that impacts our teaching and personal lives, ACEMM is proud to announce that Kris Olson will be among our featured presenters at the 1st Annual ACEMM Retreat and Jamboree! 

Come to the Catskills! ACEMM 2019 Retreat and Jamboree

“Frost Valley is a phenomenally beautiful place.”  
― Lifelong visitor

The ACEMM Retreat and Jamboree will blend the beauty of nature that Frost Valley offers with meaningful collaboration with professional educators as well as create possibilities for participants to simply be together as artists and humans sharing in community music making experiences.

ACEMM Welcomes Casey Goryeb to Board of Directors

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Casey Goryeb brings her talents to ACEMM!
We are thrilled to announce that Casey has joined our Board of Trustees and look forward to the many possibilities and passions for students, teachers, and community music and movement organizations that we will be able to positively impact together. 

Day of Giving: Spark Grants Lighting the Way for New Possibilities

Our newest grant opportunity is the “Spark Grant”.  These small grant opportunities will fill the gaps for that special “something” teachers and students may need.  Instruments—it may be that a school concert would be enhanced by two beautiful glockenspiels.  Props–perhaps students are exploring movement, and that experience would be enhanced with black lights.  Costuming–the sky is the limit here!  Perhaps that dream is just beyond a teacher or school’s annual budget.  ACEMM and the community which shares our vision of quality, creative, music and movement education are here to help!  Spark Grants can fund projects or ideas up to $500 which are tied to elemental music and movement concepts.

Thank you for supporting ACEMM, music and movement teachers, and their students by donating today!

Why ACEMM Matters: Community Perspectives from Casey Goryeb

With the holiday season upon us, we find ourselves in a time of reflection of past, present and future. We gather with loved ones to give thanks for the blessings our lives have brought us. We celebrate living in the moment with festivals of light and giving, and we dedicate ourselves to renewal and hope with the promises of a new year and a bright future. As you reflect on your own blessings and visions for the future, we thank you for your support of ACEMM.

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Spotlight – Why ACEMM Matters

Why ACEMM Matters: The Power of Multiplication

With the holidays upon us, we find ourselves in a time of reflection of past, present and future. We gather with loved ones to give thanks for the blessings our lives have brought us. We celebrate living in the moment with festivals of light and giving, and we dedicate ourselves to renewal and hope with the promises of a new year and a bright future.

In advance of #GivingTuesday, we wanted to share thoughts on why ACEMM matters from members of the ACEMM Community. As you reflect on your own blessings and visions for the future, we thank you for your support of ACEMM.