The Idea? On Friday, May 25th, this strong team of seven departs for Kenya, spending a week at KCE Primary School, ready to impart strength and collective communal support to these youth. This will then be followed by the homecoming journey to the Sheperds Jr. School in Tanzania, and the Brain Tree School in Uganda- where it all began in 2009. With each visit, OneVoice will continue to “…cultivate and illuminate the creative sparkle of every child; fostering global sister-school relationships based upon musical sharing, promoting the resulting collaboration to a worldwide audience, engaging in education and outreach programs to advance the broader community,” according to Schaefer.
The Vision? The uniqueness of OneVoice comes simply from the diverse team behind the organization;
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Robbie Schaefer has been a professional musician for over 20 years, touring and recording with the VA based folk-rock band Eddie From Ohio, as well as on his own. He has lived in India, Switzerland, and Virginia, which explains his love for chai tea, chocolate, and tri-cornered hats. He is currently the Music Director for Kids Place Live, the children’s programming channel on Sirius XM Radio. OneVoice’s 2012 project will take the team to Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – where they will work with school children to create a multi-media art project that will be showcased this fall in Washington, DC.