Our Inspiration

We are inspired by the life stories of many musicians in the past and present. They have demonstrated that music can transcend itself as a blessing into people's lives. We are motivated to find a new way of engaging music lovers for the good of our society.

 

Dr. Albert Schweitzer was not only an accomplished theologian and author but also a talented organist.  He was passionate about serving the underprivileged population in Africa throughout his life.  To raise funds for his hospital, he traveled back to Europe 14 times from 1913-1965 by performing in organ concerts and speaking to civic groups.

Learn more at: 

https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/1952/schweitzer/biographical/

Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group that plays instruments made entirely out of the garbage.  Despite the lack of resources, Favio the founder still find a way to keep the orchestra intact with the objective to provide a source of hope for their town.


Learn more at: 

https://www.npr.org/sections/deceptivecadence/2012/12/19/167539764/the-landfill-harmonic-an-orchestra-built-from-trash

"Music is the universal language of mankind.”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” Confucius, The Book of Rites

“Music can touch and heal that secret wound of the soul which nothing else can reach.” Debasish Mridha

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