Favela Brass offers at-risk children in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the chance to transform their lives by learning a brass instrument and playing in a band.

 

We provide:


Free tuition for our students in the Pereira da Silva favela in Santa Teresa and in local public schools.


Instruments for our children to practice on at home.


Opportunities for the children to play in public and participate in musical exchanges with other children in Rio de Janeiro and beyond.


Universally accessible instructional materials through our YouTube channel which was developed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

 

 

Favela Brass offers at-risk children in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the chance to transform their lives by learning a brass instrument and playing in a band.

 

We provide:

Free tuition for our students in the Pereira da Silva favela in Santa Teresa and in local public schools.


Instruments for our children to practice on at home.


Opportunities for the children play in public and participate in musical exchanges with other children in Rio de Janeiro and beyond.


Universally accessible instructional materials through our YouTube channel which was developed inresponse to the Covid-19 pandemic.


 

 

Favela Brass is a registered 

Brazilian nonprofit association

CNPJ: 37.332.605/0001-9

Favela Brass is a registered 

Brazilian nonprofit association

CNPJ: 37.332.605/0001-9

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Bindu Mathur

Bindu Mathur was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada and worked for 10 years in London as a TV producer/director, making science and history documentaries for the BBC, Discovery and Channel 4. She also made videos for international NGOs and has filmed in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and South America. Resident in Rio de Janeiro since 2007 she is the owner of the award-winning Casa Beleza B&B in Santa Teresa, where she lives with her husband and two children. She is a long-time collaborator with Favela Brass including making films for the project. Her children also studied at the project.