Favela Brass in the Schools

In the first term of this year Favela Brass entered into partnership with 4 local state schools, taking on 72 new students between the ages of 8 and 10. We are pleased to report that the program has been extremely well received by the parents, students and school administrators and we anticipate further expansion ofContinue reading “Favela Brass in the Schools”

Carnival 2019 with the New York Brass Band

Favela Brass received a very special visit during Rio Carnival this year. The New York Brass Band are a 7-piece brass band who are actually from “old” York in England. Those who have been following the project for a while may recognise some of the names on this list: James Lancaster (tuba, leader)Stuart MacDonald (tenorContinue reading “Carnival 2019 with the New York Brass Band”