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September is Deaf Awareness Month, with International Week of Deaf People having begun on September 19.
In August, 16,000 artists came together in Bogotá, Colombia’s capital, to take part in the world’s largest concert ever.
Sounds of Change Founder/Director Lucas Dols agreed to chat with us about where the organization has been, where it is now, and where it’s going.
Angela Șindeli, Voice Pedagogy Lecturer, The National University of Music Bucharest; alumna, Global Leaders Program
Maria José and Mario have transformed children playing into the serious work of making music and being together. Before they even realize it, children are singing and performing as a common extracurricular activity. They know that Querido Arte is a space where their voices matter.
This June, in London, England, hundreds of children participated in Hope 4 Justice, a performance piece and call to action in response to the current climate emergency.
A recent project from Sistema Toronto connected students with a local artistic tradition, Métis Fiddle Music, in order to expand their understanding of Indigenous music of the region.
José M. Brito López, Founder/Director, Bárbara A. Biscaglia, Producer, and Carlos Vega Estévez, pianist and Professor, Barrios Orquestados
After nine years of operation, our team wanted to do something big for our tenth anniversary, reminding students of their greater purpose and connection during these challenging times. Happily, we were struck by a poetic idea.
Oskar Lindvall, Producer, Side by Side
After two years of digital alternatives, Side by Side 2022 returned to Gothenburg, Sweden over a few sunny days in June.
Sergio Monterisi, Cofounder, El Sistema Opéra Méditerranée
The challenges of climatic changes, the destiny of our planet, the possibility for new generations to take their future in their hands—these very big ideas inspired my colleague Magali Thomas and me to write a new opera for young people.
Fredrika Brillembourg (author), Júlia Simões, Daniel Montes, Emmanuel Vukovich, GLP ‘22 Cohort
During our conversations with them, CMW staff shared that they sometimes struggle to engage families to attend concerts. In considering how best to bring together all CMW families, students, and faculty, we came up with “Reunion,” an imagined concert designed to help CMW unite and celebrate their community’s many cultures and people.