Opera superstar Juan Diego Florez has a foundation that aims to help Peruvian communities through music. The idea is to give children a purpose through music, and consequently bettering society.
Florez´s foundation is called Symphony for Peru. The foundation recently did a study of children and music, and the study affirmed Florez´s beliefs that children benefit from music.
Florez organizes ways for low-income children to go to some type of musical activity after school. This could be practicing, playing in an orchestra, or singing in a chorus. (more…)