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musicians’ village

Onsite in New Orleans

Joe learns to smooth cement.

Greetings from New Orleans, and Berklee’s 5th Annual Gracenotes trip with Habitat for Humanity! We just finished our first day onsite at 1839 Allen Street in the 7th Ward, where we’ll be spending our next 5 days.

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New Orleans press

Berklee volunteers’ good deeds in New Orleans didn’t go unnoticed. (I hope they went unpunished!) A number of media outlets covered their work building houses in Habitat for Humanity’s Musicians’ Village.

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Next week: Berklee returns to New Orleans

Sometimes, musicians set aside the saxophone for the circular saw, the piano for the wood planer, the synth for… okay, I’ll stop. In a few days, 10 Berklee faculty and staff will be heading to New Orleans to build houses in the Habitat for Humanity Musicians’ Village.

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