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March 22, 2019
June 21st is World Wide Music Day. Find out how you can get involved by fundraising or hosting your own WWMD event!
April 2, 2019
Welcome to the Director's Blog, reflecting on 20 years of peacebuilding through music.
February 14, 2019
"Music is a healing force that can and must be used to move humanity past the damage it has been doing to itself ever since war and conquest became the global norm." by Robert C. Koehler
February 12, 2019
The Mitrovica Rock School, announces the release of the debut album “Voices” from the band High Frequency.
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Metallica Bassist’s Wife Creates Special T-Shirt For Musicians Without Borders

In partnership with Los Angeles-based artist and fashion designer Chloe Trujillo, Musicians Without Borders has announced a special edition T-shirt… Read more


METALLICA Bassist’s Wife Teams Up With MUSICIANS WITHOUT BORDERS To Launch Limited-Edition T-Shirt

Musicians Without Borders has announced a partnership with Los Angeles-based artist and fashion designer Chloe Trujillo… Read more


Chloe Trujillo and Musicians Without Borders Launch Limited Edition T-Shirt in Support of 20 Years of Music Making and Peacebuilding

Musicians Without Borders is pleased to announce a partnership with L.A. based artist and fashion designer, Chloe Trujillo. To mark 20 years of music making and peacebuilding… Read more


Kosovo: A young country, being shaped by its youth

16 February 2018, On the 10-year anniversary of its independence from Serbia, half of Kosovars want to move West. The others want to shape its future… Read more


Kosovo marks 10 years of independence but its people remain divided

16 February 2018, On Feb. 17, Kosovo celebrates the 10th anniversary of its independence from Serbia. Still not recognized by about 100 nations… Read more


Musicians and miners hope to heal Kosovo’s division

15 February 2018, “Most of our students stay here until they finish school and then leave for Belgrade or Pristina,” says Emir Hasani, a musician from the Serb-majority northern Mitrovica. He works with the Mitrovica Rock School, which runs daily music classes on both sides of the city… Read more


Peacebuilding through music: the connector and the mirror 

03 October 2017, There are different ways of experiencing music, as we all know, but also very different ideas about what music is. In European related cultures the dominant idea of music has, over history, become ‘something’ outside the person… Read more


Giving peace a chance? Music can drive us apart as much as it unites

20 September 2017, To avoid hardening the borderlines, some projects have harnessed musical styles that are perceived to be politically or culturally neutral. For example, in modern-day Kosovo Musicians without Borders… Read more


Teaching through trauma

De Jong was un-phased by the participants’ behavior. As a trainer for Musicians Without Borders, an international nonprofit organization that uses music education to assist in healing conflict-ridden communities, he has led courses everywhere from Rwanda and Palestinian territories… Read more


‘Alles in mijn leven leidde naar wat ik nu doe’

20 June 2015, “Mijn ouders waren medeoprichters van een coöperatieve woongemeenschap. Met vijfenveertig families woonden we in aparte huizen op een groot stuk land dat zij samen hadden gekocht. Allemaal idealistische gezinnen… Read more

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Friday, 21 June, 2019 // 247 Elm Street, Somerville, MA, United States

Our fourth annual Boston-area event featuring Jamie Dunphy and True North, The Splendid Nobodies, Johnny Bickford. more info >

WORLD WIDE MUSIC DAY 2019
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Introductory Course
19-21 July, 2019 // Akoesticum, Ede, The Netherlands

This course is an introduction to the 5 principles of our community music training methodology. We will cover diverse approaches to community music making, including body percussion, drumming, singing, movement, and songwriting. more info >

Training dates: July 19-21, 2019

Location: Akoesticum, Ede, The Netherlands
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Cost: €395

An introductory course to Musicians Without Borders’ principles and methodology.This course is an introduction to the 5 principles of our community music training methodology. We will cover diverse approaches to community music making, including body percussion, drumming, singing, movement, and songwriting.


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