Convention Registration now open

The 2020 ECMMA Convention registration is now open! Join us at Michigan State University in East Lansing, June 28 – July 1 to learn and collaborate with leaders of the ECM community. Special early bird rates are available for a limited time. Visit for more information.

Convention Housing Information Announced

Housing for the ECMMA 2020 convention at Michigan State University is available at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. ECMMA has obtained a special block rate for convention attendees. Space is limited and the special pricing ends 6/1/20. Visit for more information.

Save the Date!

Save the Date!ECMMA International Convention: Creating Musical ChildhoodsJune 28 – July 1, 2020, Michigan State University, East Lansing,MI

Call for Proposals

The Early Childhood Music & Movement Association (ECMMA) and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Early Childhood Music Special Research Interest Group (ECM SRIG) announce a call for presentations at the ECMMA 2020 Biennial International Convention at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, June 28–July 1, 2019. For details and proposal requirements see the official Call for Proposals

James M. DesJardins

James M. DesJardins holds a B.M. from SUNY College at Buffalo and a M.M. from SUNY College at Fredonia. He has also earned specialized certifications from the University of St. Thomas and from SUNY Buffalo, in Orff-Schulwerk and Music Learning Theory, respectively. He is in his 14th year of teaching music in the Frontier CSD, and he is a registered … Read More