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Haiti’s Minister of Culture visits Yale

On Wednesday, May 6, Dithny Joan Raton, Haiti’s Minister of Culture, and her delegation met with Dean Robert Blocker and Thomas C. Duffy. The group discussed music in Haiti as well as Yale’s possible involvement in the reconstruction of their music infrastructure.

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Published May 12, 2015
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Help Can’t Wait: Yale offers benefit concert for Haiti on Monday, Jan. 18

help-cant-waitMusicians in the Yale community will present Help Can’t Wait, a benefit concert for Haiti on Monday, January 18 at 7:30 pm in Woolsey Hall. Performers include the Yale Bands, Yale Glee Club, Yale Symphony Orchestra, Yale Gospel Choir, Shades, Whim ‘N Rhythm, the Whiffenpoofs, Schola Cantorum, WORD, and others. Contributions will go toward the Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, and other relief groups responding to the devastation in Haiti.

Suggested donations are $20, $10 for students. Advance tickets can be purchased HERE on the Yale School of Music website. 100% of ticket revenue will be given to relief organizations.

Performers who want to volunteer for the “Help Can’t Wait Haiti” benefit concert should contact Thomas C. Duffy, Director of University Bands. For more information on Yale students’ relief campaign or to volunteer for future efforts, call 203.432.4113 or e-mail helpcantwaithaiti@gmail.com.

Visit http://opa.yale.edu/haiti/ to donate funds and learn more about Yale’s initiatives.

Published January 15, 2010
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