Students Organize SoundRise Concert to Benefit PFCF
by Laure Retru-Chavastel
The SoundRise concert is a project organised by French engineering students who want to have a positive impact on the world. Thus, on the 7th of June, more than two hundred students of the campus in Metz and from the East of France came together to enjoy bands from the local scene and support the first edition of SoundRise. As a result, we were able to make a profit of €100 that we are proudly giving to the Foundation.Read more
Winners of the World Citizen Artists Competition Announced!
by Jeremy Elliott
This past fall of 2014, visual and musical artists from around the world were invited to submit works to the World Citizen Artists competition, in partnership with the Playing For Change Foundation and Belgravia Gallery in London. Artists were asked to submit works centered around the theme of “Peace,” and the panel of judges from our three organizations were delighted to see the outpouring of talent from artists all over the world. Songsters and songstresses sung and rapped their hearts out to tell the world what peace means to them, and the results were every bit as inspiring as you’d imagine.Read more
LOS ANGELES MUSIC STUDENTS PLAY FOR CHANGE IN FIRST-EVER PRACTICE-A-THON
by PFCF Editor
Students of the Los Angeles-based Schuler Music Studio spent the last weeks of 2014 playing for positive global change as part of the studio’s first ever Practice-A-Thon, in which funds were raised according to the amount of time each student spent in weekly practice at their instruments. In total, The Schuler Music Studio raised $2,400 for the Playing For Change Foundation!