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Wed 1 November 2017
Musical Postcards concert
AINSI Maastricht (NL) During this concert, the Musical Postcards made by students from the Sint-Maartenscollege will be performed by members of the Dutch Chamber Music Company. Collaborating Partner: philharmonie zuidnederland.
Thu 23 November 2017
Musical Postcards at Global Education Report (UNESCO)
Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sience, The Hague (NL) During the Dutch national reflection of the Global Education Report, Musical Postcards will perform a Musical Postcard with an educational context.
Beirut ~ New York City Beirut ~ New York City

Beirut ~ New York City

28 March 2016

Hussain Turaani is 15 years old and lives in Burj el Barajneh Camp in Beirut, Lebanon. He wrote a very gripping and graphic rap that talks about the war in Palestine and the suffering that brings to his people. He uses his own body to express what violence a person is exposed to in times of war.
He is currently taking computer classes and English lessons after school, so we hope to receive a next Musical Postcard from him in English.
Sebastian Gonzalez (13) who is a young student in New York City and part of the Very Young Composers Program initiated by the New York Philharmonic answered Hussains rap with a composition for trumpet and piano and titled it Fanfare.


“A fanfare is for heroes, for people that have won and are doing great things...”

Check out their Musical Postcard below.
The Single Body
  • speaker
  • Hussain Yousif Turaani

  • Fanfare
  • composer
  • Sebastian Gonzalez

  • credits
  • trumpet
  • Sam Nester

  • piano
  • Alexandre Moutouzkine

  • Thanks to
    Najda Now International