Interest Groups: American Music

Approved through 2021


This interest group focuses on all music of all the Americas. Varied topics include blues, jazz, hiphop, sacred harp singing, spirituals, reggae, the Boston Six composers ( Amy Beach, Arthur Foote, Edward MacDowell, George Chadwick, and Horatio Parker), and composers who specialize in film music, ballets, concert music, operas, etc. Our facebook page is open for all to post performances, symposiums, and other topics of interest.


    Coordinator, 2016-2020
    Sarah B. Dorsey


    Music Library Association 1600 Aspen Commons Suite 100 Middleton, WI 53562

    608-831-8200 FAX
    About MLA

    The Music Library Association is the professional association for music libraries and librarianship in the United States. Founded in 1931, it has an international membership of librarians, musicians, scholars, educators, and members of the book and music trades. Complementing the Association’s national and international activities are eleven regional chapters that carry out its programs on the local level.