30 January

Community Outreach: Daniel Laurent / Konbit Mizik

Community Outreach: Daniel Laurent / Konbit Mizik

Daniel Laurent visited Audio Institute with the staff of Konbit Mizik, a non-profit recording studio and music school located in Port-au-Prince. “Konbit” is Creole for community and the organization harnesses the universal power of music to foster education, workforce development, and artistic expression for Haiti’s most vulnerable youth. Daniel stressed the importance of artistic networking and […]

24 January

Community Outreach: Fritz Gerald Francois

Community Outreach: Fritz Gerald Francois

Fritz Gerald Francois, a friend of Director Dadi Beaubrun, gave a workshop on his experience working as a sound engineer on a number of major motion pictures. He focused his lecture on the diversity of career opportunities and creative paths in the audio engineering field. Fritz was great at communicating to the students how to […]

15 January

Master Class: BélO

Master Class: BélO

Hugely popular Haitian musician, BélO, came to do a Masterclass at the Audio Institute in January. BélO was born in Haiti in 1979, and now works as an author, composer, guitarist, and singer. He is a winner of numerous awards, including the prestigious “Prix Radio France International Discoveries of 2006.” His musical style, known as “Ragganga,” […]