Inter-American Music Council

Conseil interaméricain de la musique
Consejo Interamericano de Música (CIDEM)
Conselho Interamericano de Música

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History

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).

Aims

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.

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Activities

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

Members in 33 countries
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Subjects *

  • Education
    • Education
  • Recreation
    • Dancing
    • Music
    • Shows
    • Folk Traditions
  • Culture
    • Musicology
  • Creative expression
    • Creative expression

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

E1088

Last News Received

7. Jan 2004
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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