Mission

  • To promote, preserve, and advance the tradition of African American music throughout the world.

  • To serve as an advocate for African American music education throughout the the Distict of Columbia 

  • To ensure the inclusion of African American music from pre-school through the university levels.

  • To foster the recognition of the contributions and significance of African American music to American culture.

  • To generate support of the development of quality music education programs and the music potentials of African American youth.

  • To continue the development of African American music educators, performers, and audiences of music.