Ethnomusicology and the Arts within SIL is concerned with researching and catalyzing creativity in artistic forms local to minority language communities around the world, to help them address their spiritual, physical, and social needs.

Arts Consultant: Understanding Local Arts

In this video, Dr. Brian Schrag illustrates some of the intense analytical tools that a researcher may use to understand local arts, featuring the DAKASTUM dance association (Cameroon).

Arts Consultants at Work: La Chorale Ayo

In this video, Dr. Brian Schrag shows how Mono speakers in the Democratic Republic of Congo reclaimed a dying art form to improve their spiritual life.