Friday, September 27, 2013

Singing With Haiti

I'm very excited to be taking part in a benefit concert next week at San Francisco's Grace Cathedral for a new charity, Sing With Haiti.

Sing With Haiti's mission is to raise funds and resources to support the ongoing work and rebuilding of Holy Trinity Music School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  The school, which was destroyed in the devastating 2010 earthquake, and provides roughly 1500 children each year with a formal music education.  To learn more - please watch the short video above.  The undaunted will and spirit of these young musicians and their dedicated teachers is inspiring, and it is a beautiful touchstone to remind us all about the importance of music in our lives.

If you're in the Bay Area next Wednesday evening, please join us for a beautiful night of music-making on Nob Hill.  It's quite the line-up of artists, including Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Jake Heggie, among other beloved colleagues.  You can get tickets and find out more information here.  If you aren't around, please consider making a contribution to Sing With Haiti via their website - remember, every bit helps and no amount is too small to make a huge difference to these young people. 

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