Heroes’ Voices just finished another series of music and poetry workshops with veterans at the VA in Menlo Park. This was the fourth workshop series we’ve done in Menlo Park and it proved again to be a remarkable journey. Singing together as an ensemble is a marvelous experience, but when individual veterans are encouraged to […]
Heroes’ Voices has a cooperative and successful relationship with Gryphon Stringed Instruments. Gryphon Strings and their customers donate guitars to Heroes’ Voices, and Heroes’ Voices provides guitar lessons and free guitars to veterans. This cooperative program is called “Guitar Corps.” Gryphon Strings sells high quality guitars, but they also repair guitars. One of the luthiers […]
Welcome to the very first Blog entry on the Heroes’ Voices web site. Heroes’ Voices Director Richard Harrell will be making regular entries to our blog page, and we plan to feature other “voices” from time to time. We hope that the blog will initiate a dialogue about issues, particularly relating to music, poetry and veterans […]
Generations of veterans singing together in a Heroes’ Voices workshop at the Veteran’s Administration in Menlo Park, California.
Heroes’ Voices is beginning its third series of music and poetry workshops at the VA in Menlo Park. The workshops will be presented every Saturday through November 8th. The workshops are open to veterans, their families, and members of the community.
Another veteran receives his own guitar from Heroes’ Voices. When veterans commit to and complete a short series of “Guitar Corps” workshops, they are given their own free guitar. This guitar is one of many donated by Gryphon Stringed Instruments.