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 →

Tumaini University Makumira dedicates new buildings of the Cultural Arts Centre

August 24, 2017
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My Brothers and Sisters, Below is the link to the newsletter from the Cultural Arts Centre (CAC) of Tumaini University Makumira in Tanzania.  The newsletter describes the history and mission of the CAC, shows pictures of the four new structures and people using them.  The Performance Building features a stage, 400 seats, and state of.. read more →

Charlottesville: My Country ‘Tis of Thee

August 19, 2017
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My brothers and sisters, this is not a partisan issue. This is about confronting evil.   Charlottesville verses to tune of “My Country Tis of Thee” 1. Alt-Right was underground Until it felt it found White House allies. Charlottesville tragedy Fits Alt-Right strategy: Make the headlines for the world to see Neo-Nazis rise.   2… read more →

Concert Grand Piano Update with ON SITE PICTURES!

August 3, 2017
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Brothers and Sisters, I am so excited, I can barely contain myself! Many of you will remember that on February 28, 2016, in Cary, NC, I, along with the adult and youth choirs of Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church, the choir of Shaw University, and some outstanding local artists performed a concert featuring my original.. read more →