Child's Play (India) Foundation

Volunteers from Oberlin : an update

19 January 2014

Hello!  We thought we would send another update now that we are more settled in here.

The Hamara School is an orphanage that houses, feeds, and educates 80 Indian children.  We are teaching fifteen of the kids violin and cello.  Many of the children do

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Meet our volunteers from Oberlin Conservatory, USA

We were delighted to hear from three young musicians from Oberlin Conservatory, USA. They wanted to come to Goa to work with Child’s Play and we were happy to have them here with us this January – February. Josie and Sophie Davis (violins) and Jaime Feldman (cello) are spending six

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A seasoned Suzuki teacher volunteers with us

We have had a steady spate of international volunteers recently and we were really delighted to include Clare Raybould, a seasoned Suzuki teacher from London, to the list.
Clare spent a few weeks over Christmas and the New Year with Child’s Play. She worked with our children at Hamara School

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Meet the Viola da Gamba

When unusual instruments come to town, we like to celebrate it. Filipa Menses, pianist and proponent of the viola da gamba was recently in Goa to perform at a concert with Hugo Reis, Portuguese guitar.
In advance of the concert, Child’s Play was delighted to host a ‘Meet the Viola

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Press: Herald, 6 August 2013

Some of our Spanish volunteers made it to Page 3, as part of a report on our Dream Catcher concert – a combined effort by Camerata Child’s Play India and the musicians from the University of Seville. You can read a review here.

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Goodbye, Friends from Spain!

They’ve been with us for several weeks, making music, braving our monsoon. Some of them have begun heading back home now, some moving on to travel a little more of India before going back to Spain. We’d like to say a BIG Thank You to all these lovely musicians who

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Press: Herald, July 2013

This July-August, we are delighted to have ten musicians from the University of Seville, Spain, coming to Goa to work with Child’s Play. These musicians have also been taken under the wing of Goa University and their newly-launched Visiting Professorship Scheme. Professor Santiago Lusardi Girelli will be the first Anthony

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Camerta Child’s Play – the first concert

Child’s Play was thrilled to present the first concert by Camerta Child’s Play, conducted by Prof. Santiago Lusardi of the University of Seville, Spain on 14 April 2013.
The ensemble is made up of children of Child’s Play and local musicians.  This first concert happened at short notice and after

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