Concerts for Compassion
United Nations Refugee Agency
Concerts for Compassion will be visiting Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, and Panama this December with The United Nations Refugee Agency. Engagements will include educational workshops in refugee shelters, schools, cultural centers, shelters for victims of human trafficking, and youth community centers.
Benefit Gala - Buffalo String Works
Concerts for Compassion will be visiting Buffalo String Works February 15-17, 2019 to play for the annual benefit concert. CFC will be performing alongside staff from the school, as well as with students of BSW.
Concerts for Compassion is giving a school-wide performance for the students of Jackson Preparatory School as part of their Global Leadership Program.
To raise awareness, CFC will be performing a community concert on Saturday, September 15th, at 7:30 PM at the Belhaven University's Concert Hall. The program will consist of composers who faced adversity in their lives and communities.
Peace First Summit
Concerts for Compassion will be performing and speaking at the New York Peace First Summit on Sunday, September 16th at Florence Gould Hall. Headed by a member of the Obama family, Maya Soetoro-Ng, CFC will be featured alongside other artists and activists.
"This full day of transformative story telling, lively discussion, and moving performances will bring together dynamic public figures, renowned artists, prominent journalists, and inspiring young activists to energize a modern peace movement."
Refugee Camps - Hermeskeil, Bonn, Doberlug-Kirchhain
Concerts for Compassion will be performing at three separate refugee camps throughout Germany, sharing world music and giving brief educational workshops for children.
Benefit Concert, Support International
Concerts for Compassion will be performing a benefit concert for Support International, an organization that supports communities in Lebanon, Iraq, and Uganda.
The concert will take place on Sunday, September 23rd, 6:00 PM at the August Everding Saal in Gruenwald, Germany.
Award Ceremony - The Hill-McGraw Robert Sherman Outreach and Education Award
Concerts for Compassion is the proud recipient of the Hill-McGraw Robert Sherman Outreach and Education Award. This generous gift will be presented by Terry McGraw in Paul Hall, The Juilliard School, at 7 PM on September 24th, 2018.
Guest Lecture - The Juilliard School
Concerts for Compassion will be speaking at The Juilliard School’s Chamber Music and Community Service Course offered by Catherine Cho and Natasha Brofsky. We will be giving a brief reflection of our journey with Concerts for Compassion, give a Q&A, and present materials encouraging graduating students to take action on their own artistic endeavors.
Benefit Concert - Church World Service
Concerts for Compassion will be performing a benefit concert for Church World Service at the Tenement Museum in New York City.
CWS aims to transform communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement, and disaster. CWS is both a global humanitarian organization and one of nine refugee resettlement agencies in the United States. CWS has 34 refugee and immigration offices spread across 17 different states. These offices provide services to newly arrived refugees and immigrants, helping them to integrate into local communities, find jobs and learn the necessary skills to support their new life in the United States.