Thank you so much to John Ellis and the Doncaster Youth Jazz Association for raising money for Favela Brass at their Christmas event at the Earl of Doncaster hotel on Sunday. We really appreciate the generosity of all who kindly contributed to the collection, which came to a total of £342 in the end! ItContinue reading “Thank you John Ellis and the Doncaster Youth Jazz Association!”
On Saturday afternoon Favela Brass played at the Christmas Lunch of the British and Commonwealth Society of Rio de Janeiro. The children played excellently and the show was well received by the 170 guests present at the event. As well as being a great day out for the children and opportunity to publicise the project,Continue reading “British and Commonwealth Society Christmas Lunch”
Today Favela Brass submitted our application to play on the cultural stages that will be set up around Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic period. In support of that application we put together the following demo, showing the various rhythms and styles that the children can play: Fingers crossed!
A big thank you to Dr. Paul W Shelton, Assistant Dean of Student Engagement, Employability & Business Partnerships, and his students at the School of Science & Engineering of Teesside University, who have donated the proceeds of their Enterprise Week fundraising activities to Favela Brass and the Ichthyosis Support Group. We are very grateful forContinue reading “Teesside University School of Science & Engineering Donation”