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Portsmouth musicians spearhead effort to bring clothing, medicine and musical instruments to an orphanage in Cherkasy, Ukraine as part of a paying it forward program sponsored by D’Addario and Octopus Ukulele. A documentary will be filmed with the support of film students to capture the endeavor, and the resulting concert.

Portsmouth, UK – March 3, 2015 — Seeking a way to give back to those less fortunate by giving the gift of music and much needed clothing and supplies, Quinn Boylan founded this unique program he is calling ‘Ukuleles for Ukraine’. Having played in bands growing up and knowing the positive impact that learning an instrument has played in his life, Quinn wanted to create a similar opportunity for the orphans in this volatile part of the world. He will be joined by UK-based music activist and professional music teacher Mark Griffiths, along with film students to teach the...

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