Harmonious Reunion: AUMI Musicians Rekindle Jam Sessions at the Lawrence Public Library

In the heart of Lawrence, Kansas, a group of dedicated researchers, musicians, and individuals passionate about the Adaptive Use Musical Instrument (AUMI) have found solace and creativity. After a challenging three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, these enthusiasts marked August 10th, 2023, as a significant day – the day they joyfully reunited for a long-awaited jam session. This reunion not only celebrated their shared love for music, but also highlighted the transformative potential of AUMI as a tool for expression, healing, and community building.

AUMI users record music on AUMI at the Lawrence Public Library

The AUMI Experience and its Transformative Power 

The Adaptive Use Musical Instrument, or AUMI, is not just a musical software interface; it's a conduit for creativity that transforms movement into sound. Designed with inclusivity in mind, AUMI empowers individuals with diverse physical abilities to participate in musical expression. By tracking the slightest gestures, AUMI allows people who may have limited traditional musical abilities to create captivating melodies, rhythms, and harmonies. Its impact reaches far beyond music, touching the lives of those who find their voices through this innovative technology.