Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp Spotlighted on the Stage of the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, live on April 3 at 7 pmCT on CBS

April 1, 2011

Learn more about the Camp and event partnership on the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's website, and watch a video featuring two camp musicians with Darius Rucker. 

View a 2010 AUCD news article highlighting the camp and musicians. 


About the ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp for People with Developmental Disabilities

Campers celebrate music by participating in a songwriting workshop, recording session, songwriter's night and a live performance on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. Campers are invited to take part in research activities.

The music camp provides persons with Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities a unique opportunity to focus on what they love and do well - music! Camp goals include:

  • Learning and practicing new skills
  • Music enrichment and appreciation
  • Performing with other musicians
  • Socializing with mentors and peers
  • Feeling connected and empowered
  • Family support and information

Read more information.

View the 2010 camp image gallery.