CONFIRMED! The piano is in TANZANIA!
The piano – the first concert grand piano ever to reach East Africa, arrived at the port of Dar Es Salaam on January 3, 2017! It will soon start the trek across the country by land to Tumaini University in Arusha. Is this exciting or WHAT? I hope to play a concert there in 2018.. read more →
Love Sends Gift to the African Motherland!
Brothers and Sisters, World House Music is excited to announce that Rev. Dr. Cheryl Pero has made a gift of $1,000 in honor of her late husband, Rev. Dr. Pete Pero, former professor at Lutheran School of Theology of Chicago. I know that our brother Dr. Pete is smiling down on us, knowing that their.. read more →
Piano and Music for Tanzania update with photos of construction!
Brothers and Sisters, If you’ve been following this blog, you know that there is a concert grand piano on the way to Dar Es Salaam – thanks to the generosity of people like you! At the moment, it is somewhere on the Atlantic Ocean. The shipping of the piano cost less than projected, so we.. read more →
WE BIRTHED A DREAM INTO EXISTENCE! It only took 9 months!
Brothers and Sisters, On February 28 of this year, Shaw University Choir, the Choirs of Kirk of Kildaire in North Carolina, and a group of local artists performed the initial fund raising concert to send the first concert grand piano ever to reach the country of Tanzania. Thanks to the generous support of hundreds of.. read more →
Only 5 more keys need to be sponsored to send the first concert grand piano ever to reach Tanzania!
Brothers and Sisters, If you could see me now – I’m jumping up and down as I type on the computer! WE ARE INTO SINGLE DIGETS! ONLY 5 KEYS LEFT! Last week World House Music received an anonymous gift sponsoring a key in honor of Rev. Elias Kitoi Nasari who is transitioning from his pastoral.. read more →
ELEVEN more keys need to be sponsored to send the first concert grand piano ever to reach Tanzania!
Brothers and Sisters, World House Music is grateful to…oops! I can’t tell you… it’s an anonymous gift. But it is in honor of….oops! I can’t tell you that either because I need to contact that person and let him/her know in person before I post it on line. What I CAN tell you is that.. read more →
TWELVE more keys need to be sponsored to send the first concert grand piano ever to reach Tanzania!
Brothers and Sisters, Bethel-Bethany United Church of Christ in Milwaukee has just sponsored a key! We have made it to the LAST OCTAVE! An octave consists of 12 half steps, each half step is a key. The crate for the piano has been ordered! Those of you who haven’t been following this project, and would.. read more →
Thirteen more keys need to be sponsored to send the first concert grand piano ever to reach Tanzania!
World House Music is grateful to Rev. June Eastvold who gave a gift of $500 in memory of her beloved husband, Dr. Michael Frome. Michael, author and activist, was an inspiring figure in the world of nature conservation. We are also grateful to Professor José Gonzalez who gave a gift of $300 in honor of.. read more →
The COUNTDOWN CONTINUES: 17 Keys to go, and we send the piano to Tanzania!
Brothers and Sisters, WHM is Grateful to Mr. and Mrs…..OPPS….I can’t tell you…it’s an anonymous gift. Well, thank you, Mr and Mrs….. you know who you are…for sponsoring a key. Sponsorship of a key is $200. Tax deductible donations of ANY amount are appreciated, and may be made online at the World House Music (WHM).. read more →
COUNT DOWN! Only 18 more keys need to be sponsored to send piano to Tanzania!
Thank you Bayshore Lutheran Church, Milwaukee, WI for sponsoring two more keys! Sponsorship of a key is $200. Tax deductible donations of ANY amount are appreciated, and may be made online on this secure website or checks may be sent to the WHM address listed below. This will be the first concert grand piano EVER.. read more →