A multi talented singer, composer and performer, Martin Swinger's programs include engaging classroom songwriting workshops across the curriculum, and fun concerts.
Alika Hope and Ray Morant present The Music and Stories of 19th Century African Americans and Abolitionists. Historical accounts, live music and readings of primary source documents bring this period in New England history to life.
Abdou's Sabar and Djembe dynamic dance workshops and performances, Wolof language and classroom discussions bring Senegal's culture alive for your students.
Tony Vacca, internationally renowned percussionist and composer, presents educational programs that are visually stunning and musically simply astounding.
Arts Are Essential (AAE) represents a juried roster of exceptional artist-educators and performers who provide the highest-caliber programs and performances throughout New England. Our programs are high energy and very participatory.
Assemblies • Hands-On Workshops
For All Ages & Abilities • Professional Development
Family Concerts • Children’s Concerts • Libraries
Camps • Senior Centers • Festivals
Customized Programs – Created With Your Dreams and Goals
Arts Are Essential, Inc., a 501(c)3, is your full service arts agency.