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.
Tag: musicians’ village
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.
- Boston Metro
- Worcester Telegram—interview with staff member Giles Christenson
- York (Nebraska) News-Times—interview with staff member Noah Brown
- And to see our sweaty crew on the work site, here’s a video from WGNO-TV (ABC 26)
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.