Inter-American Music Council
Conseil interaméricain de la musique
Consejo Interamericano de Música (CIDEM)
Conselho Interamericano de Música
1956, as Inter-American Music Center, under the sponsorship of Organization of American States (OAS), following a resolution adopted by the then 'Inter-American Cultural Council (CIC)' - subsequently Inter-American Council for Education, Science and Culture (CIECC) - at its 2nd session, May 1956, Lima (Peru).
Promote the exchange of music, musicians and general information on all aspects of music; convoke periodical meetings of specialists, and promote activities in the fields of musical creativity, music education, musicology, dance, and folklore; encourage musical research and collaborate in the holding of inter-American music festivals.Available with paid subscription only.
Collaborates with: 'Inter-American Music Week', Washington DC (USA); 'Inter-American Concert Series of OAS'; 'Inter-American Music Festival', Washington DC. Organizes: Inter-American Conferences in Music Education; Inter-American Conferences of Specialists in Ballet; other meetings of specialists in music. Instrumental in setting up: Ibero-American Dance Institute; Inter-American Institute for Musical Research; Inter-American Music Friends (IAMF).
Cooperates with its specialized institutions (6):
• Inter-American Musical Education Institute (INTEM), Santiago (Chile);
• Inter-American Center for Instrumental Studies (CIDESIN), San José (Costa Rica);
• Latin American Center for Graduate Study of Music, Washington DC (LAMC), at the Catholic University of America;
• Inter-American Musical Editions (IAME), Washington DC;
• Inter-American Institute of Ethnomusicology and Folklore (INIDEF), Caracas (Venezuela);
• Vicente Emilio Sojo Foundation (Funves), Caracas.
Members in 33 countries
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- Folk Traditions
- Creative expression
- Creative expression
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