A personal perspective on Haiti

Haitian man plays a drumFor eight summers, Bob Stacke has directed the band and taught percussion at the Ecole Musique Ste Trinite in Port-au-Prince and Leogane, Haiti. In addition, he spent time last summer working with percussionists at the Centre Vocationel Cite Soleil Non-Violence where they were giving music classes. Stacke is the Augsburg College music department chair and director of the Augsburg Concert Band as well as the Jazz Ensemble and Gospel Praise.

Stacke shares his thoughts about the devastation caused by the recent earthquakes and photos of the people he has met while teaching in Haiti. Included in this collage are Stacke’s photos of life at Holy Trinity School in Port-au-Prince, Leogane and Cite Soleil. He will also share reflections in daily chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 11:20 a.m. All are welcome to chapel. Continue reading “A personal perspective on Haiti”