PARMA Recordings, on behalf of the Piazzolla Music Competition and Fundación Astor Piazzolla, is pleased to announce a donation of $10,000 to benefit the Playing For Change Foundation, realizing the competition’s goal to support musicians and music education in honor of the late legendary tango composer, Astor Piazzolla.
Bob Lord, CEO of PARMA Recordings, stated:
“One of our goals with the competition has been to contribute to musical education for those in need, and we’re happy to donate $10,000 USD to the non-profit charity Playing For Change on behalf of the Piazzolla Music Competition for this purpose.
I feel it is clear that we will do what we set out to do: find and elevate deserving talent, raise money for music education, and celebrate the work of a great composer, artist, and innovator.”
Playing For Change Foundation currently operates 15 music programs in 11 countries, and have positively impacted more than 40,000 lives since 2007. Playing For Change Foundation also employs more than 200 staff, teachers, and community leaders locally across the globe. Peter Gabriel, Yo-Yo Ma, and many more world-famous musicians have teamed up with Playing For Change in honor of Black History Month and other initiatives.