Christmas message from Bethlehem

24 December 2018

Our trainees from the Hope Flowers school in Bethlehem (Westbank) made this Christmas message for the world.

A message of hope from the women of hope


Interview with Lex Bohlmeijer for Radio 4

02 December 2018

Hashem Kabreet and Lucas Dols had a very nice interview with journalist Lex Bohlmeijer (de Correspondent) for radio 4. We talked about war, peace, music, autumn and landscape. Hashem and Lucas sang a song composed by our Sounds of Change trainees in Shatila camp, Beirut. And we played a small musical improvisation with Daff (Arabic frame drum) and toy chicken. You can listen to this interview right here: Passaggio 

Sounds of Change at the Miracles of Music conference

25 November 2018

Sounds of Change workshop and presentation at the Miracles of Music Congres en Filmpremière at the VU Amsterdam, with 900 people audience. We presented our mission and vision to the audience, shared personal stories and experiences. And of course: we made Music 😄

We've finished level 1 at the Hope Flowers School, Westbank

08 October 2018

Together with the "friends of Hope Flowers", we've organised a training course for the team of teachers and therapists working at the the Hope Flowers School in Bethlehem, Westbank (Palestine). We are planning to return for level 2 in December.

We have finished our training in Burj al Barajneh

12 August 2018

Hashem and Lucas finished the 1st level training with the facilitators team of the NGO Nour, based in Burj al Barajneh, In Beirut Lebanon

Community Music event event in Shatila, Beirut

21 May 2018

Last week we finished our training in Shatila (Beirut) with performing a community music event. We trained 5 facilitators of the Peace Education team of Basmeh & Zeitooneh, a local ngo based in Shatil camp. The trainees composed the music material in the training and conducted the performance with the children :) 

Ruben Hein supports us!

30 April 2018

Dutch musician and "Wie is de Mol" winner donates a part of his prize money to Sounds of Change, we are super happy with his believe and trust in Sounds of Change

Sounds of Change on "Give the Change" Platform

21 February 2018

We are featured on the "Give the Change" platform by the Triodos Foundation.

If we collect €5000 together, the Foundation will double the amount to €10.000 :)

Here's a link to the campaign

We finished another two trainings in Lebanon

19 February 2018

In February we finished two more trainings in Lebanon. One in the Palestinian camp Beddawi and one with the employees and volunteers of Ruwwad, in Tripoli

Check our 1 min "Let's make the sound of change" movie

11 January 2018

When everything has been said

or nothing is being said because it's just too hard to say out loud

there is music.

Meet Hashem Kabreet

22 December 2017

Meet Hashem Kabreet and his message to the World

Hashem is an actor, musician and trainer with Sounds of Change


Certificate of Excellence

01 November 2017

We are very proud with the Certificate of Excellence that Ranka Radulovic gaves us.

Dr Ranka Radulovic is psychiatrist and music therpaist, she invited Sounds of Change to do a training with a diverse group of psychiatrists, music therapists, musicians and music teachers. We had a great week and we are happy with our certificate <3


Training in Nahr el Bared (Lebanon)

09 October 2017

On august we conducted in co-creation with Mishwar a training for a group of Palestinian youngsters from Nahr el Bared

Training at Ruwwad centre in Tripoli

21 September 2017

Hashem Kabreet and Lucas Dols trained a group of employees from the NGO's Ruwwad and Seed, at the Ruwwad office in Tripoli

Welcome Hashem Kabreet, our new Sounds of Change Trainer :)

07 September 2017

Hashem and Lucas started working together in 2016. After following some of the Sound of Change trainings, Hashem is now a trainer himself. Hashem lives in Beirut (Lebanon) and is setting up the Sounds of Change Lebanon department  :)

Sounds of Change benefit concert was sold-out!

12 June 2017

Sounds of Change organised an evening in the beautiful Paradiso (Amsterdam). 45 musicians met each other in preparation of this evening and it was a big success, we sold out the venue :)

Sounds of Change at the national TV show PAUW

28 May 2017

Caro Emerald and Blaudzun were invited to explain why they are participating in the Sound of Change benefit evening on the 7th of June. They talked about SOC, the power of music and we played the arabic version of A Night Like This.

Great Line-Up in Paradiso, 7th of June

11 May 2017

Check this amazing line-up, all these artists are performing together on this benefit concert for Sounds of Change in Paradiso, the 7th of June. For tickets, please visit the website of Paradiso

Great Jam at Lesbos

30 April 2017

Marijn Korff de Gidts and Lucas Dols went to Lesbos to train and support a group of Greek music teachers, who work with the children in refugee camp Kara Tepe.

Benefit concert for Sounds of Change, 7th of June in Paradiso, Amsterdam

11 March 2017


The first benefit evening for Sounds of Change was a big succes, with a sold out Paradiso :)

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