AIMS & OBJECTIVES
The aim is to create a country-wide platform for teacher training and curriculum development in Tanzania focusing on the music of the region. By developing music education infrastructure in Tanzania, Creating a country-wide network of music schools and music teachers, Capturing and documenting Tanzanian music traditions and Developing AMTZ as an important regional hub for music teacher training
AMTZ’s partners include the department of Fine & Performing Arts at the universities of Dar es Salaam and Dodoma, the Dhow Countries Music Academy in Zanzibar. Other partners are Lumumba Theatre Group, Dogodogo Centre in Dar es Salaam, the Police and the Tanzania T.P.D.F Bands, as well as a number of music groups, churches, primary and secondary schools. The plan is to expand the group of partners across all regions of Tanzania so that AMTZ becomes a country wide network.
AMTZ Administration Structure:
1. Executive Secretary: Mandolin Kahindi
2. Co-ordinator: Damas Mpepo
3. Assistant Co-ordinator: Lazaro Kayombo
4. Cashier: Abeid Mussa