Sister Cities Essex Haiti Music Camp in Deschapelles 2018. For a second year we have wonderful teachers from Port au Prince Ecole de Musique and Philharmonic. This year the teachers are members of a Woodwind Quintet, organizied by Castillo St. Armand, Deschapelles resident who started his studies with us 5 years ago. The Quintet is … [Learn More]
Music Project History
On this page, you'll find regular updates on our Music Program.
SCEH was proud to send four talented young musicians to the annual Ste. Trinité Music Camp which was held this year at Terrier Rouge, in the north of Haiti. The cost of the almost three week music camp for each musician is only $100 which covers all costs, bed and board. They were able to… [Learn More]
Daniel Charles, a trombonist with the Ste Trinité Music School and Philharmonic in Port au Prince, responded to one of SCEH’s tweets saying he was interested in our music program. Daniel had the opportunity to study in Appleton WI at the Lawrence University Music Department and was trained to teach brass instruments. Daniel offered… [Learn More]
Who would have dreamed that the first efforts of Sister Cities Essex Haiti’s music project in 2012 would result in a first-ever performance in Deschapelles of a classical chamber concert with 6 musicians from the Ecole de Musique from Ste Trinité in Port au Prince? And to a SRO very enthusiastic audience! Castillo Saint Armand,… [Learn More]
Thanks to the efforts of the Fanfare leader, Abner Achoule, and his brother Fednor who are teaching youth to play instruments, there is now a Beginner Band in Deschapelles. They are using the technique books, stands and musical instruments all donated by individuals and the Musical Fraternity’s SAI People to People program. They have performed… [Learn More]