Favela Brass will soon be featured in a 2-minute video clip for a major technology company, the main character in which will be budding trumpet player Gabriela. The production companyContinue reading “Filming with Lonelyleap Productions”
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Happy 2nd Birthday Favela Brass!
Yesterday we celebrated 2 years of the Favela Brass project with a party at local restaurant ABCD. As well as letting us use their space and providing food for theContinue reading “Happy 2nd Birthday Favela Brass!”
Thank you Roman Sielert!
On Friday we said goodbye to our German volunteer percussion teacher Roman Sielert. On face value, a European teaching Brazilian percussion to Brazilian children may seem unusual, but it’s hardContinue reading “Thank you Roman Sielert!”
Thank you John Ellis and the Doncaster Youth Jazz Association!
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 onContinue reading “Thank you John Ellis and the Doncaster Youth Jazz Association!”
British and Commonwealth Society Christmas Lunch
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 receivedContinue reading “British and Commonwealth Society Christmas Lunch”
Olympic Demo Video
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 applicationContinue reading “Olympic Demo Video”
Teesside University School of Science & Engineering Donation
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 TeessideContinue reading “Teesside University School of Science & Engineering Donation”
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra + Favela Brass
Here it is! The moment when the children of Favela Brass played together with the Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra at ABCD restaurant in favela Pereirão! The Tokyo Ska Paradise OrchestraContinue reading “Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra + Favela Brass”
Visit from Annaelis De Jong and Codarts Students
Yesterday we received a visit from Annaelis De Jong, head of the Latin Music Department at Rotterdam Conservatory (Codarts) along with students Diogo Carvalho, Mose Franssen, Klara Gallardo, Fernando CamasContinue reading “Visit from Annaelis De Jong and Codarts Students”
New Olympic Promotional Video
Favela Brass has a new promotional video, all about our desire to play at the Rio Olympics in 2016: The video was created by London-based Canadian documentary maker Alex KryszkiewiczContinue reading “New Olympic Promotional Video”