The Favela Brass Sticker Fund is Live!

We’ve benefitted from some extremely generous donations of brass instruments. However, at the moment we only have a very limited selection of smaller percussion instruments, and the children have now developed to point where we need a proper set of full-sized percussion instruments. In order to raise the money that we need for the instruments,Continue reading “The Favela Brass Sticker Fund is Live!”

Thank you Keith Alderson

Many of the instruments that are donated to the project in the UK need repairing before they can be taken over to Brazil and used. We are very lucky to have this work done by Doncaster’s instrument repair specalist Keith Alderson. Keith repairs the instruments quickly, cost-effectively and to the highest standard, allowing us toContinue reading “Thank you Keith Alderson”

Thank you to Richard McGown

We have just received the very generous and timely donation of an Olds Ambassador trumpet from Richard McGown, an American who has taken a keen interest in the project. The trumpet dates from the late 1950s/early 1960s and is a very well-made instrument that plays great after all these years. We’ve lent it to studentContinue reading “Thank you to Richard McGown”