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Student at the national Music School playing a saxophone which needs 19 new reeds a year £10000 worth of reeds delivered to music schools

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Wednesday, 9 November 2005

In 2005 the Music Fund for Cuba gave US$15,000 to acquire musical accessories for the wind sections in music schools – it was enough to read more

Rodriguez made a rare appearance in September in aid of the Music Fund for Cuba Rare glimpse of a star

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Sunday, 2 October 2005

For only the second time in a career spanning 40 years, Silvio Rodriguez performed in the UK in September to launch the Miramar Theatre restoration read more

Joe, centre, with other members of the Old Rope String Band In memory of Joe

credit: Tributes to Joe and information on the band can be found here | by: Natasha Hickman | on: Saturday, 9 July 2005

Over £3,000 in donations have flooded in to the Music Fund from friends, family and fans of Joe Scurfield, who sadly died in June 2005. read more

Jean MacColl in Cuba A farewell to Kirsty

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Thursday, 2 June 2005

Kirsty MacColl’s love of Cuba, its people and music inspired the founding of the Music Fund for Cuba, set up in 2001 in her read more

Director  of the Cban National Ballet School, Ramona de Sáa Bello, receives the first shipment of shoes donated by the Royal Ballet Cuban national ballet school says “Gracias”!

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Sunday, 9 January 2005

In 2004 the Music Fund received a donation of hundreds of pairs of children’s ballet shoes from the Royal Ballet, Covent Garden in London. This read more