83% of Tumaini University Scholarship fund goal raised!

February 26, 2018
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Brothers and Sisters, Dimensions of Love concert on February 18, was both an artistic and financial success!  WHM is grateful to Shaw University Treble Ensemble, the White Plains United Methodist choir and the WPUMC Hispanic youth percussion ensemble for their inspired performances.  The final numbers are in: $2333 was raised at the concert.  We have.. read more →

Contributions towards Tumaini Scholarship fund beginning to come in.

February 18, 2018
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WHM is grateful to Mr. Steve Denning for his generous contribution of $50 in honor of Rev. and Mrs. Stephen & Elizabeth Stacks! Peblejah! read more →

Dimensions of Love – Black and White flyer for printing and distribution

February 9, 2018
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Please click on the link below to access the PDF and SHARE! For more details of the event, and to download the score and mp3 for the mass choir rehearsal on February 12, please click on the “Dimensions of Love” link under the “Blog” tab. Thanks, and Peblejah! Dr. Abe dimensions of love flyer final.. read more →

Press Release: Ecumenical, Urban-Suburban Concert Provides Scholarships for African University

January 17, 2018
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Program Title: Dimensions of Love Place: White Plains United Methodist Church, 313 SE Maynard Rd, Cary, NC  27511-4511 Date:  February 18, 2018 Time: 4 pm Cost: Free, donations will be requested; tax deductible donations to WPUMC memo: Tanzania Dr. Abe Cáceres, ethnomusicologist, composer, and founder of World House Music (WHM), will partner with the choir.. read more →

Highlights of 2017

January 3, 2018
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Brothers and Sisters, Clearly one of the highlights of World House Music in 2017 was the delivery in February of the Hailun concert grand piano to Tumaini University Makumira in Tanzania. It is the first concert grand piano ever to be at a university ANYWHERE in East Africa! Tanzania alone is twice the size of.. read more →

Muslim Christmas celebration

December 25, 2017
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I just got this email from a buddy of mine; it has a hope-full message. Enjoy! “We are in Senegal for a Muslim Christmas. We are seeing our dear friends and the places where we were Peace Corps Volunteers many decades ago. Senegal is 95% Muslim and they celebrate Christmas! It turns out that Mohamed.. read more →

Season blessings!

December 25, 2017
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To all my Christian brothers and Sisters, Merry Christmas! To all my Jewish brothers and Sisters, Belated Hannukah blessings! To those who celebrate Kwaanza which begins on 12/26, Early Kwaanza blessings! To everyone, May the new year bring a greater portion of Peblejah to all of us! Peblejah! Abe read more →

Dr. Abe is available for workshops/presentations/performances in Chicago the last week of January, 2018

November 21, 2017
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Brothers and Sisters, I will be in Chicago for an event the last week of January, 2018, which means that I am available to for a presentation on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 late afternoon or evening, and/or Sunday, Janary 27, 2018, any time. Cost would be greatly reduced because the air travel is already covered. .. read more →

Reviving Hope: Inspiration, Education, & Action 4 Racial Equity

October 19, 2017
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“Reviving Hope” will deepening our ability to work for racial equity in Milwaukee. Ex Fabula will help us learn to tell our stories. Dr. Abe of World House Music will teach us new songs. Dr. Velda Love from the Justice Witness Ministries of the United Church of Christ will deepen our understanding of race. Rhonda.. read more →

Because We Are One: Disaster Relief Song

August 29, 2017
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As we contemplate the horrors of Harvey, there will be a desire to express our spiritual and financial support for the victims.  In this type of crisis our instinct is to respond “Because We Are One.” This Disaster Relief Song was composed originally for the earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010, but it can be.. read more →