About AAE, Inc

“Your artists have arrived, and already I can feel the ‘energy’ in the room. Thanks for having such dynamic performers.” — Helene DiCarlo, South Elementary School Art Specialist


“Thank you so much for coming here to present your workshop and concert ‘World Rhythms’ as the kick off for our summer reading club, ‘Catch the beat @ Your Library.’ We all enjoyed it immensely! The workshop was incredible so much fun...and what an exciting and professional concert! Many from the audience have stopped by to let me know how much they enjoyed the whole show. Thanks again for making this wonderful and entertaining show a part of our summer.” — Elaine Wrubel, Head of Children’s Services, Wilbraham Public Library (This was our second summer kick off.)

"We love Tony. I will let the teachers and classes know that he had a great working with them. He will be a definite pick for next year." - Mike Lombardi, Asian Studies Academy, Hartford

"Tony and Abdou were great! We are bringing them back next year." - Erica Wetterlow, French teacher, Hopkinton High School.

about NIKKI HU

“Thank you again for a WONDERFUL day! Never have I seen the purpose of art made so clear. It was written all over the faces of both the performers and the audience. They really got it." — Sandra Henderson, Cultural Arts Committee Willard School, Concord, MA

About 35th parallel

“One of the best assemblies of the year.” Mara Taylor, Assembly Coordinator, the Chapin School, NYC

“I loved the huge drum that sang!” Grade 11 student

“I realized how connected music is from all over the world.” Grade 9 student

“Quality music with a unique cultural experience.” Marti Adams, Student Affairs Coordinator, Proctor Academy, NH