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Latest News
January 11, 2019
Ryuko Reid, violinist & MWB volunteer guest posts and writes about her work and what it means to find your musical identity.
January 8, 2019
Chloe Trujillo and MWB Launch Limited Edition T-Shirt in Support of 20 Years of Music Making and Peacebuilding
December 18, 2018
To close our end of year Story of Light series, our Founder & Director, Laura Hassler reflects on 20 years of peacebuilding through music.
December 18, 2018
"...teenagers from one of Europe’s most difficult places to come-of-age grew into some of the most wonderful adults I know." Wendy Hassler-Forest, Program Manager of the Mitrovica Rock School brings us our fifth Story of Light.
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MWB in the News

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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Welcome Notes MWB Benefit Concert
Sunday, 10 February, 2019 // Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116, Amsterdam, Netherlands

This benefit event will support Musicians Without Borders' Welcome Notes Europe program. more info >

Training of Workshop Leaders
24-27 February, 2019 // Akoesticum, Ede, the Netherlands

Musicians Without Borders invites applications from interested individuals and organizations to our advanced training program. more info >

Training dates: February 24-27, 2019

Location: Akoesticum (Ede, the Netherlands)

Apply online

Cost: 795 euro (including training fees, material costs and room and board). Participants must cover their own travel expenses.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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