Utah Symphony members mentor youth musicians in Haiti

Music education service project organized by BLUME Haiti

The Utah Symphony just returned from Haiti where they worked with more than 100 Haitian youth musicians. 
The kids were overjoyed with the opportunity to play with some of the best. 
 
Roberta Zalkind and Claude Halter from the Utah Symphony share more about the experience. 
 
Seventeen Utah Symphony musicians paid their  way to Haiti  to form the first Haitian National Orchestral Institute. The musicians conducted one-on-one lessons, sectionals and rehearsals with the youth musicians.
 
The music education service project was organized by BLUME Haiti. The organization's mission is to "build a strong group of young leaders who will create a brighter future for Haiti."
 

 
The week-long institute culminated with a youth orchestra concert conducted by Music Director Thierry Fischer.
 


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