Only 20 more keys need to be sponsored to send the piano to Tanzania

August 17, 2016
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Brothers and Sisters, We are REALLY close to sending the first concert grand piano ever to reach the country of Tanzania.  In fact, it will be the first instrument of its calibre in all of East Africa!  St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Milwaukee, and Faith Lutheran in Cedarburg each have sponsored half a key, and.. read more →

The New Cultural Arts Centre Begins to RISE from the Earth!

July 27, 2016
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Brothers and Sisters, In January of this year, ground was broken for the Cultural Arts Centre of Tumaini University Makumira.  There has been great progress! The pictures below show some of the structures beginning to take shape.  They are in order:  Dance Studio, Performance Hall (this is where the piano will be!), Drum Building, and.. read more →

JUST IN! New donation brings us PAST the 50% mark!

July 23, 2016
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Brothers and Sisters, Today, World House Music received a check of $1,000 from Trinity Lutheran Church of Cedarburg, WI!  This represents the sponsorship of 5 keys, and brings us to 53% of our $35,000 goal.  That figure comes from  $25,000 to purchase a concert grand piano and ship it to Tumaini University Makumira, and $10,000.. read more →

We’re half way there!

July 15, 2016
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Dear Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of the World House Music Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce a gift of $5,981 to the Piano/Scholarship fund for Tanzania!  The gift is from the BA Edstrom music fund of the Botkyrka congregation in Sweden, and it brings us to 50% of our $35,000 goal!  This.. read more →

Exciting update on the Piano and Music for Tanzania Project!

July 2, 2016
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If you’ve been visiting the World House Music website, you will have noticed that there has been a jump in the fundraising thermometer! Last Sunday, June 26, I was privileged to witness and participate in a fund raising concert of Moravian music presented by the Moravian choirs of Ephraim, Sister Bay, and Sturgeon Bay.  The.. read more →

Milwaukee premiere of “Called to a Vision: Celtic Nogma” rescheduled.

June 30, 2016
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Brothers and Sisters, Our music director, Myron Heaton, has been cleared by his physician to reschedule the concert. We are all extremely happy about his recovery, and rejoice that he his able to continue following his passion of choral music. Thanks for your prayers! The concert has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 30, 7 PM.. read more →

Concert of Moravian Music in Ephraim, WI

June 24, 2016
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Sunday, June 26, 4 pm, the choirs of three Moravian churches, Ephraim, Sister Bay and Sturgeon, combine their musical talents to praise God and to raise funds for the Piano and Music for Tanzania project. The concert will take place in Ephraim, and Lord willing, I will be there to talk about the project, lead.. read more →

Tonight’s concert at Redeemer Lutheran Church on 19th St and Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, is postponed.

June 24, 2016
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Tonight’s concert at Redeemer Lutheran Church on 19th St and Wisconsin Ave, is postponed. The choir director, Myron Heaton, is ill. We will keep you posted on plans to reschedule. Meanwhile, please keep him in your prayers. read more →

Milwaukee Premiere of “Called To A Vision: Celtic Ngoma”

June 13, 2016
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The Milwaukee premier performance is scheduled for Friday, June 24, 2016, 7 PM at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 631 N 19th St, Milwaukee.  The world premiere of the composition was on February 28, 2016 in Cary, NC at Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church.  It was a fund raising concert to send the first concert grand piano ever.. read more →

Hephatha Lutheran Church, Milwaukee, sponsors all 12 semitones of an octave!

June 5, 2016
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Brothers and Sisters, Erica Johnson is one of my pride and joys: once upon a time, in a place not far away, I had the privilege to be her piano teacher.  Fast forward several decades.  In December, 2016, she will have completed 26 years as Minister of Music at Hephatha Lutheran Church, Milwaukee!  Today I.. read more →