Rotary Clubs in both California and Romania have actively supported the projects of Music Camp International. In 2011, the Curtea Veche Rotary Club of Bucharest, was the host club, and the Monterey Peninsula Sunrise Club in California was the partner Club for an International Matching Grant from Rotary International. This grant enabled Music Camp International to be the service provider in conducting a Music Camp for over 500 children in Bucharest, Romania. The concert was part of the Enescu Festival and established the all-time record attendance for a concert in the Festival Square. The children were accompanied by the George Enescu Philharmonic of Bucharest.
In 2014, Rotary District 5230 in California enlisted the participation of four clubs to help underwrite the Music Camp for children of the four sub-communities of the Pata Rât area—the dump on the outskirts of Cluj, Romania. This historic decision not only brought dignity to many children who have no life outside their home in the landfill—where they live as victims of poverty and prejudice, it broke down barriers between the communities that have existed for years, and inspired many to go to school for the first time.
Founded in 1935, Schulmerich sets world standards for bell instruments. We practice skills as old as mankind and as new as tomorrow, putting something of ourselves into each instrument we create.
Our handbells — available in seven octaves — are played by more churches, schools, choirs, and institutions than any other. Our affordable handheld MelodyChime® Instruments — available in five octaves — permit students to learn musical skills and experience teamwork. Our innovative Generation 4® electronic carillons for keyboard or automatic play raise the bar for flexibility and sound.
Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports
Arad County Inspectorate Scoalar
Brasov County School Inspectorate
Bucharest School Inspectorate
Cluj County School Inspectorate
Iasi County School Inspectorate
Sibiu County School Inspectorate
The Community Foundations of Ukraine
The Community Foundation of Irpin
The Community Foundation of Lviv
The Community Foundation of Stryy
The Kondakov Foundation
The Mystetskiy Foundation
Celebration Choir is an adult community chorus for Monterey and Santa Cruz counties. Under the direction of Connie Fortunato, the choir presents two Spirituals Night concerts in August—a benefit concert to raise funds for Music Camp International.
Celebration Choir and Music Camp International are part of the Canticum Novum family of choral organizations.
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