“It’s not that we think that playing music will bring world peace, but we are showing that people who disagree can sit down together and create something beautiful.”
–Daniel Barenboim, conductor,
speaking at the U.N.
Peace Notes was founded in October of 2011, after months of planning and development, with the purpose of advancing musical education internationally, with emphasis on regions ravaged by war, or disrupted by economic upheaval and poverty.
Peace Notes is primarily focused on supporting existing music education programs by procuring supplies, namely instruments and study materials.To find out how you can join other music lovers in helping to make a difference go to: www.peacenotes.org
Peace Notes has a program in Afghanistan where girls and boys from the streets are paid a sum of money monthly while they are are part of the music education program The girls say they want to become muscians and make something of themselves.