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Click the map to see which music programs BLUME Haiti serves. Our reach spans 17 programs across the country.
Check out Board member Lindsay Schwartz's experience at the Holy Trinity Music Camp in Cange. Hear about her work with the very large "Petit Orchestre de Chambre" group, getting chikengunya, hikes to the river, and students hungry to learn. Click here to read!
We are happy to announce that our Spring Newsletter is now available for your reading pleasure! Read about upcoming summer music camps in Haiti, get to know BLUME Haiti Board Member Ricardo Lesperance, and learn about one of our amazing donors, Stringworks of Appleton, WI. We're also announcing a benefit concert called "Music for Haiti" which will take place June 14 at Harmony Cafe in Appleton, featuring the Lawrence Faculty Jazz Trio, a silent auction and lots more! Click here to read our 3rd newsletter. And if you like what you're reading, sign up to receive future issues here!
Evan Lowery at Stringworks in Appleton, WI is readying a large shipment of instruments for Cemuchca and the Institut National de Musique d'Haiti, two of the music schools that BLUME Haiti supports. We are so thankful for Stringworks' continued support!
On Thursday, the President Michel Martelly, accompanied by Ms. Josette Darguste, the acting Minister of Culture, participated in Pandiassou (Hinche), at the ceremony of presentation of the first components of the Orchestra of the National Music Institute of Haiti (INAMUH). Read more here!