One Day: The Global Citizen Project

I am pleased to announce the world premiere of One Day: The Global Citizen Project. This video represents 9 months of work by my Cabot School middle school students during the 2010-2011 school year.  Featuring over 300 Vermont student musicians and singers (grades 1 – 12), the goal of the Global Citizen Project was to empower young people to make a difference in the world and affect change in their communities through the arts.

This video was produced with the intention of raising money for the Playing For Change Foundation, an organization that not only inspired our work but also supports music education projects in impoverished communities throughout the world.  After viewing the video please consider a donation to the Playing For Change Foundation in our name, The Global Citizen Project.

Be a Global Citizen!


About saturnpeoplesounds

As a trumpeter, composer, arranger and band leader, multi-instrumentalist Brian Boyes has worked in Vermont for the past 16 years. As a member of a variety of award wining ensembles including the national touring jazz-funk act, viperHouse, he has been recognized for his soulful and intense approach to his trumpet. Under his leadership the group TALA was recognized internationally for its hybrid blend of world music and jazz. Tala was a featured act of both the Flynn Space Vermont Artist Series and the Discover Jazz Festival. He also works with The 35th Parallel Mediterrasian Jazz Ensemble. As an educator Brian Boyes has twice received special recognition from the Vermont Arts Alliance for his unique and creative approach to music education at Cabot School. He has shared the stage with artists such as Lester Bowie, Trey Anastasio, John Sinclair, Jody Diamond, Josh Roseman, Michael Ray, and Marshall Allen. He currently co-leads and plays trumpet with Movement Of The People: The Fela Kuti Project.
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One Response to One Day: The Global Citizen Project

  1. Dell Waterhouse says:

    Brian, I love this! You are doing inspired and inspiring work with these kids, one project after another! This one is just lovely. I saw something else done by Playing for Change several years ago – what a wonderful concept! Thanks . . .

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