Congratulations class of 2016! Friends and family gathered to celebrated these remarkable students and their achievements at the Tourism Warf of Jacmel. Staff gave inspiring remarks on what the future holds for the graduates, Audio Institute students performed the traditional song “Badè Zile”, and all gathered for a celebratory cocktail reception with family, friends and staff. Preceding […]
Haitian born DJ and Audio Institute advisory board member Michael Brun recently produced the song ‘Wherever I Go’ with our students at Artists Institute. It was a collaboration born out of his love for the school and for his country. Over the past year Michael visited Audio Institute several times to produce the track, working […]
School has started! We welcomed our new and returning students with a busy Orientation Day, which included live music and dancing. Our students then got to attend a talk-back with acclaimed music guests Kenna, Mark Foster and Nora Kirkpatrick who discussed working in the music industry. You can see photographs from both Orientation Day and the […]
Our 2015 graduation ceremony was historic: Ciné Institute’s fourth graduating class and Audio Institute’s inaugural graduating class. The ceremony was held in Jacmel’s newly opened conference center at the recently renovated Customs House in historic downtown. Over 700 guests joined to honor and celebrate the graduates’ accomplishments. Check out our Flickr page to see photographs […]
Three of Haiti’s biggest stars joined us on April 24th, right here in Jacmel. That’s right! Emeline Michel, Beethova Obas, and the beloved James Germaine held a special concert for peace in the heart of Haiti and we’re so happy we were there to experience it! Before their lively concert, the Audio Institute was lucky […]
Check out Lakou Mizik’s video documenting some of the recording of their latest album at Audio Institute! Shot and edited by Derek Branscombe. The song is Tanbou’n Frape by Lakou Mizik. To learn more about the band and to support Lakou Mizik’s album, visit: http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/lakoumizik!
On February 26th, we invited friends to celebrate Haiti’s unique beauty and culture at Haiti Optimiste, held annually at the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in NYC! Hosted by David Belle, Paul Haggis, and Marc Baptiste, the event opened with a fantastic performance by Paul Beaubrun. Paul played his hit single “Ayizan,” off the new […]
Since the drop of his self-titled debut album, Belo has been in the spotlight. We were so lucky to have him perform here for the Artists Institute! On February 27th, Belo performed at the Vilaj Karayib here in Jacmel. There’s nothing we love more than good art and good music, which is exactly what we […]