Resources to help you make Early Music Month a success. We continue to add to this toolkit, so please check back for more as EMM approaches. If you have suggestions for materials, contact EMA!
Early Music Month Mini-Grants of $300 are available now for creative outreach projects held in March 2020.
Application deadline: January 15, 2020. Learn more & apply!
Ideas for Early Music Month
There are many ways to celebrate Early Music Month, below you will find just a few ideas to spur your imagination!
- Use #EarlyMusicMonth when discussing early music online throughout March
- Change your social media profile image in honor of Early Music Month
- Add an Early Music Month badge to your Facebook or Twitter profile picture.
- Make a donation to an early music organization in honor of Early Music Month
- Contact local media outlets, early music organizations, or institutions, and ask them to observe Early Music Month
- Ensembles and Performers
- Dedicate a concert in March to Early Music Month
- Host a meet the instruments session
- Hold a masterclass
- Media Organizations
- Dedicate an hour, day, week, or the entire month of March to Early Music Month
- Feature early music in programming, articles, or other materials
- Interview and feature members of the early music community in your area
- Scholars & Academic Institutions
- Host a conference, workshop, or lecture on an early music-related topic
- Feature your research or courses that highlight early music
- Expanding Your Reach Through Early Music Month
- EMA hosted a free webinar on Monday, January 21, 2019 featuring a panel of organizers who shared their experience planning Early Music Month events to reach out to new and diverse groups within their community.
What will EMA do for you?
Throughout March, and as it approaches, be sure to keep Early Music America up-to-date with what you are doing to celebrate Early Music Month!
After posting content to your own site and social media using the hashtag #EarlyMusicMonth, submit your information, and we’ll help promote you:
- On EMA’s website, including front page features in our News section and in our list of Early Music Month partners.
- In our E-Notes Weekly publication, which is emailed to more than 6,000 subscribers every week.
- Through our social media pages, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
- On our Early Music Month Events Calendar, which will be featured throughout March.