Mission & History

Who we are, what we value.

Mission

ThisWorldMusic® LLC partners with educational institutions and arts organizations to offer innovative, hands-on cultural learning experiences. Mission: To create cultural bridges between people and communities worldwide through a shared loved of music and the arts. Our programs reflect our dedication to our mission and to the communities we serve, both in the U.S. and abroad.

History

ThisWorldMusic was founded in 2007 by percussionist, teaching artist and UMass Adjunct Faculty member Jeremy Cohen. A former middle school music director, Mr. Cohen is still active in the classroom, working with incarcerated youth and conducting residencies and workshops in colleges, universities and K-12 schools nationwide.

Clients and partners include: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Boston Symphony Orchestra; The University of Massachusetts Amherst; New England Conservatory, The University School of Milwaukee, Citi Performing Arts Center and school districts nationwide, including Memphis, Tenn.; Providence, R.I.; Boston, Mass.; and Oakland, Calif.

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