Sunday, April 28, 2013

Violin Project Update: Inspiration, Fliers, and a Donate Button

If you are not familiar with El Sistema, Venezuela’s nearly 40 year-old music-as-social-change program, please take the time to watch this. Or, if you are familiar with El Sistema, maybe watch it anyway. Because it’s a beautiful vision and a beautiful program, and there is so much to be learned from it. And because it's part of the inspiration behind The Violin Project.

Fliers went home with Kirksville Primary School kindergarten and 1st-grade students on Friday, introducing this project. If you know a child who might be interested in or might benefit from this program, now is the time to let me know. I am limiting myself to 20 students for this first year.

Also, I have a lovely little “Donate” button installed on The Violin Project page, meaning I am now able to accept donations online. Would you consider helping?

Questions? Comments? Brilliant ideas? Please share below.

*Update: My Donate button was not working at first, but the issue now seems to be resolved. Thank you for your patience!

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  1. Amazing Karen!
    It is so exciting to see this dream readying to launch. I am praying God's blessing over it!

    1. Thank you, Jennifer! That's exactly what I need.

  2. I'm behind on blog reading (funny how not blogging anymore has gotten me out of blogosphere) but I love what you're doing! What a great idea. I agree, playing the violin is about SO MUCH MORE than just playing the violin. It has been such a tremendous blessing in Destry's life.

    1. Thank you, Shonya! Violin has been a continual blessing in my life, as well. I'm looking forward to this adventure.


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