Claire Bryant

cellist, teacher, advocate

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As the founder and director of Decoda's justice initiative, Music for Transformation, I am extremely proud of the work the men we work with have done over the past three years. Music has the transformative power to change and impact all of our lives. 


CNN Great Big Story from Lee Correctional Institution

Can music heal us? The Decoda chamber ensemble is convinced it can by making music accessible to everyone. Every year, the New York City-based collective spends one week at the Lee Correctional Institution teaching inmates at the maximum security facility to play and compose music as part of a rehabilitation program.

Read full article in the WASHINGTON POST by Kathleen Parker by clicking here/

To listen to the SONGS written by the men at Lee Correctional click here/

And to read my BLOG about the project, click here/

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