21 February

Arcade Fire $20K Instrument Donation

Arcade Fire $20K Instrument Donation

Our friends Arcade Fire aren’t just amazing rock stars, they’re also truly amazing people. Instead of coming to play their Jakmèl Joubare’n show here in Haiti with all their own equipment, they decided to donate their full back line list of all the gear they used in the concert to Audio Institute. 14 Godin Acoustic Guitars, […]

20 February

Jakmèl JouBare’N

Jakmèl JouBare’N

To open this year’s Kanaval festivities in Jacmel we produced a free outdoor music festival with our friends Arcade Fire, Handz Up, and BélO. Set in downtown Jacmel at Place Toussaint L’ouverture, the concert featured live performances by Arcade Fire, and leading local Haitian music groups, Kreyol La, BélO, RAM, DJ Tony Mix, DJ Gardy, J—Perry Hotmen […]

3 February

Community Outreach: Maximme Russo

Community Outreach: Maximme Russo

Maximme Russo is a Haitian professional live sound engineer who earned her degree from Recording Arts Canada in Montréal. She now travels the world as a sound engineer for music festivals and on cruise ships. Maximme spent the afternoon with students giving a workshop in audio engineering for live shows and answering questions about her […]