Missions – Central / South America

ARGENTINA, EL CHACO

MISSION HOST: FUNDACIÓN PRADIER

FUNDACIÓN PRADIER IS A NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION CREATED WITH THE AIM OF PROMOTING SOCIAL-EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC. LAUNCHED IN 2007, THE FOUNDATION SUPPORTS A VARIETY OF ONGOING PROJECTS RANGING FROM THE FABRICATION OF INSTRUMENTS TO EDUCATIONAL CAMPS.

ARGENTINA, SANTA FA

MISSION HOST: TROMBONANZA

TROMBONANZA, WHICH BEGAN AS A REGIONAL GATHERING OF SOME OF SOUTH AMERICA’S TOP CLASSICAL TROMBONISTS AND TUBISTS IN 2000, HAS GROWN INTO A WEEKLONG CELEBRATION OF LOW-BRASS, WELCOMING MORE THAN 150 PROFESSIONALS AND STUDENTS ALIKE.

BOLIVIA, LA PAZ

MISSION HOST(S):
FUNDACIÓN SINFÓNICA COCHABAMBA
CONSERVATORIO PLURINACIONAL DE MÚSICA

FOR 50 YEARS, PCM HAS BEEN THE LEADING MUSIC ORGANIZATION IN BOLIVIA THAT CULTIVATES THE MOST EXCEPTIONAL ARTISTS IN CLASSICAL MUSIC. IN THE PAST DECADE, FUNDACIÓN SINFÓNICA COCHABAMBA (FSC) HAS ESTABLISHED ITSELF AS A PIONEERING ORGANIZATION IN THE REALM OF MUSIC EDUCATION AND SOCIAL INCLUSION THROUGH MUSIC.

BRAZIL, BAHIA STATE

MISSION HOST(S):
NEOJIBA

NEOJIBA SERVES OVER 4,600 YOUTH IN THE STATE OF BAHIA THROUGH ITS NETWORK OF YOUTH ORCHESTRA NUCLEOS THAT PROVIDE ACCESS TO FREE MUSIC LESSONS AND ENSEMBLE TRAINING.

CHILE, ARICA

MISSION HOST(S):
LICEO ARTISTICO JUAN NOE CRAVANI

THE JUAN NOE CREVANI ARTISTIC SCHOOL HAS 500 STUDENTS WITH AGES RANGING FROM 7 TO 18, OFFERING INSTRUCTION IN STRINGS, WOODWINDS, BRASS, AND PERCUSSION, IN ADDITION TO CHOIR AND CLASSICAL GUITAR TRAINING.

CHILE, EASTER ISLAND

MISSION HOST(S):
TOKI RAPA NUI (The Easter Island School of Music & Arts)

THE EASTER ISLAND SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND ARTS TEACHES CLASSICAL MUSIC, INCLUDING INDIVIDUAL INSTRUMENT INSTRUCTION AND ENSEMBLE TEACHING, AS WELL AS OFFERING TRAINING IN TRADITIONAL RAPA NUI: UKELELE AND ANCESTRAL SONG NATIVE TO EASTER ISLAND.

CHILE, LA SERENA

MISSION HOST(S):
COLEGIO DE LAS ARTES PEDRO AGUIRRE CERDA
LICEO GREGORIO CORDOVEZ

COLEGIO DE LAS ARTES PEDRO AGUIRRE CERDA IS A REGIONAL SCHOOL SUPPORTED BY THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF LA SERENA, WHICH OFFERS MUSIC INSTRUCTION TO ITS STUDENT ORCHESTRA. INSTRUMENTS.

FOUNDED IN 1821 BY BERNANDO O ́HIGGINS, THE LICEO GREGORIO CORDOVEZ IS THE SECOND OLDEST SCHOOL IN CHILE. WITHIN ITS PROGRAMS, 100+ STUDENTS ENGAGE IN GROUP LESSON MUSIC INSTRUCTION.

CHILE, PANGUIPULLI

MISSION HOST: CORPORACIÓN AMIGOS DE PANGUIPULLI

A NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION, THE MISSION OF CORPORACIÓN DE ADELANTO AMIGOS DE PANGUIPULLI IS TO SUPPORT AND DEVELOP THE LONGTERM DEVELOPMENT OF THE PANGUIPULLI COMMUNITY AND ITS INHABITANTS.

COLOMBIA, BOGOTA

MISSION HOST(S):
SOMOS CAPAZES

SOMOZ CAPAZES IN AN ORGANIZATION THAT PROMOTES PEACE BY HOSTSING MUSIC PROGRAMS THAT CULTIATE TEAMWORK AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT, IN ADDITION TO TEACHING SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS.

HONDURAS, TEGUCIGALPA

MISSION HOST(S):
ENCUENTRO DE CUERDAS
CAMPAMENTO SINFONICO JUVENIL HONDURAS

ENCUENTRO DE CUERDAS IS A STRING-FOCUSED PROGRAM DEDICATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF MUSICAL AND TECHNICAL SKILLS OF YOUNG STRING PLAYERS IN HONDURAS.

CAMPAMENTO SINFONICO JUVENIL HONDURAS IS AN ANNUAL INITIATIVE RUN BY A COALITION OF THE MOST IMPORTANT MUSIC INSTITUTIONS IN HONDURAS THAT COME TOGETHER EVERY YEAR TO HOST AN ORCHESTRAL CAMP. THE CAMP OFFERS LOCAL YOUTH FROM ACROSS HONDURAS THE CHANCE TO PARTICIPATE IN HIGH-LEVEL ARTISTIC TRAINING WITH INTERNATIONAL MENTORS.

PANAMA, PANAMA CITY

MISSION HOST(S):
FUSINCOPA PANAMA

FUNSINCOPA’S MISSION IS TO ENRICH AND STRENGTHEN, THROUGH THE LEARNING OF A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT, THE EDUCATION OF YOUTH AND CHILDREN OF PANAMA THAT ARE FOUND IN SECTORS WHERE THEIR RIGHTS ARE VULNERABLE. THE PROGRAM ALSO OFFERS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING TO PROFESSORS TO MOTIVATE THEM TO CONTINUE TO GROW AS PEDAGOGUES.

PARAGUAY, ASUNCIÓN

MISSION HOST: SONIDOS DE LA TIERRA

SONIDOS DE LA TIERRA IS AN INNOVATIVE MUSIC PROGRAM DEDICATED TO SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, KNOWN FOR ITS IMPACT IN RURAL COMMUNITIES ACROSS PARAGUAY. SONIDOS IS THE FOUNDER OF THE LANDFILLHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AMONG OTHER INNOVATIVE YOUTH ORCHESTRAS.

PERU, TRUJILLO

MISSION HOST(S):
ASOCIACION CULTURAL ARPEGIO

ARPEGIO IS AN ORGANIZATION THAT PROVIDES QUALITY MUSIC INSTRUCTION TO THE CHILDREN OF TRUJILLO, PERU, OPERATING 5 NUCLEOS, HOSTING A TOTAL OF 4 YOUTH ORCHESTRAS.

SURINAME, PANAMAARIVO

MISSION HOST(S):
NATIONALE VOLKSMUZIEKSCHOOL

THE NATIONALE VOLKSMUZIEKSCHOOL OF SURINAME SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF SURINAMESE YOUTH THROUGH ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE, HIGH-QUALITY MUSICAL TRAINING. THE CONSERVATORY PROVIDES LESSONS AND TRAINING TO MORE THAN 250 STUDENTS.

“This program gave me the skills to take on the world as a citizen musician.”

Aurora Mendez, Violin, Chile (Class of 2013)
Teaching Artist, Union City Music Project