So proud of our kids! You can watch and hear them in this video of the INK talks event in Goa in September 2016.
Our Christmas concert was our biggest one yet, with over 130 performers including 100 children in choir and orchestra. Our Facebook page has lots of photos. Do watch this short video put together for us by noted documentary maker Jayesh Akhargekar. Merry Christmas from all of us at Child’s Play and best wishes for 2016! … More (Video) A peek into our Christmas Concert
“Start every day with a song; add a smile and it won’t be long ’til people around you are singing and smiling along, smiling along.” (Elizabeth Gilpatrick, “Start Every Day with a Song”) This is the text to the first song I have been teaching all my children – it is simple but important, and … More Start every day with a song: A post by our volunteer choral director Nicky Manlove
For just Rs.500 a month (6000 a year) you can support the music education of one of our children. Help us give India’s disadvantaged children the joy of playing an instrument, playing together with other children in an ensemble and gain self-confidence, self-esteem and a potential skill for employment when they grow up. We now … More Adopt-a-Musician!
We have been very lucky with instrument donations. Whenever we have needed something, our generous band of supporters come through for us and somehow ensure that we get what we need. This is what happened to us recently. Some of our flutes needed repairs and it is more expensive to repair them properly here than … More Thanks to our donors!
On March 7, two of our cello kids – Vinayak and Zaheer – along with our volunteer teacher Lukas, performed at Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts. They provided the music for a play called ‘The King and Queen Want Sweat’, an English play translated from the original Marathi play by Vijay Tendulkar. We … More Our cello kids perform at Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts