Guidance for Teaching Early Childhood and General Music in the Time of COVID-19

ECMMA is pleased to present the following resources for early childhood and general music educators. Information is current as of September 2020.

ECMMA thanks the National Association for Music Education, along with the members of the NAfME Early Childhood Special Research Interest Group for producing these resources.

President’s Welcome


Welcome to ECMMA! I am honored to be serving as President of the 2020-2022 Board of Directors. This is an exciting time to lead an organization like ECMMA. As we work toward our vision of being a catalyst for meaningful early childhood music and movement practices throughout the world, we can support the efforts of practitioners and researchers and help members navigate the challenges of teaching students and families during the COVID crisis. The new board has many innovative ideas for connecting members, facilitating networking, and sharing best practices and the latest research. Through our website, IJMEC, our social media platforms, newsletters and our members we hope to achieve our mission of supporting early childhood music and movement practitioners by providing resources, advocacy, professional development, and collaboration opportunities. This work has never been more crucial. Many thanks to our board and active members. If you are not a member, please click here to learn more.


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Our Vision

To be a catalyst for meaningful early childhood music and movement practices throughout the world.

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Our Focus

Membership in the Early Childhood Music & Movement Association is not simply about joining the organization, but about being a part of a community of like-minded individuals with shared goals.

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International Journal of Music in Early Childhood

The International Journal of Music in Early Childhood is an interdisciplinary forum directed at the empirical study of music in early childhood, or pre-birth to age 8.

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