Locating “freedom” in new music is the mission for Phil and Linda Oliveira.
Transplants to New Mexico, Phil misplaced his skill to perform new music professionally years again. Even so, he under no circumstances missing his passion for the craft, nor its transformative means in people’s life.
Specifically for at-threat youth. Which is the place the “Freedom In New music Project” comes in.
The firm is a 501(c)-3, solely operated by volunteers and funded by contributions and auctions of donated guitars. Some of individuals guitars signed by the most important in the biz- Steve Vai, Ace Frehley, Les Paul -just to name a couple of. It is objective is to donate acoustic guitars to incarcerated youths, at-hazard youths and Title 1 universities throughout the point out.
Their mission of recovery by way of tunes influenced recording artist Cody Jasper to lend his voice to the result in. Initially from Amarillo, Cody’s all too familiar with the perils of habit. Acquiring battled drug and alcohol abuse from an early age, he’s fought his way back again to sobriety and now needs to empower youngsters to do the identical.
As a result far, the Challenge has donated additional than 200 guitars to corporations and faculties throughout the state. But their mission is much from entire. They survive on monetary and in-variety donations to buy guitars, tuners, conditions and other components which are then offered away to learners.
You can sign up for in the mission to discover independence in audio by donating on line at www.theFreedomInMusicProject.com