Utah Symphony goes teaching in Haiti

Utah Symphony goes teaching in Haiti


norman lebrecht

December 03, 2016

A Utah Symphony cellist John Eckstein has persuaded 14 colleagues and a music director, Thierry Fischer, to join him next spring in desperately impoverished Haiti, creating a national institute for young musicians.

All it takes is one musician and a dream.

Read more here and here.


photo: John Marquis Cahill


  • jim says:

    Great story. Much credit to John – however, “one musician” doesn’t really do justice to all the people in Haiti and abroad who are working to make this happen.

  • MBoy says:

    I hope they looked up Romeil Joseph, a US trained violinist who was injured in the quake a few years ago.


  • Yuki MacQueen says:

    The photo of Janet Anthony and the students at the Grand Camp of the Sainte Trinité school used in this blog post was taken by John Marquis Cahill.