Using music as the vehicle for environmental change: local genres, local languages, local issues, starting in Southern Africa!
In our core work, CM empowers musicians of all ages and traditions to spur conservation and humanitarian change through musical collaboration. This takes the form of thoughtful and informative compositions in relatable genres and languages, live educational performances, and multimedia production for broadcast on national TV and radio outlets and sharing via social media. Examples of our core collaborations can be found at www.conservationmusic.org.
Additionally, as of 2017, we have started producing “#crowdstudio” projects, which activate dozens of artists and passersby at various events to record meaningful messages with us, after which we mix down as many tracks as possible and edit a video, thereby forming a collective environmental anthem to share widely and reach many thousands of ears.
At present, we are operating all across Southern Africa, with the majority of our team operating remotely or within a specific country.
With a small, roaming team in the field, local collaborators holding down the fort in various headquarter cities, and a number of board members and remote volunteers assisting with our web presence and organizational structure, there are many ways to get involved, just ask!
Since we're a mobile, international organization, most of our volunteers contribute their efforts remotely, and we would be honored if you joined our little family!