PARIS GiRLS ROCK CAMP empowerment through music education for girls (ages 8 + ) happening in Paris, FR. Support our future.

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The project

 

Paris Girls Rock le Monde - réalisateur Nicolas Baillergeau (donor)

 

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PARIS GiRLS ROCK CAMP! in Paris 11e

 

Since 2011, we have offered our summer enrichment program using music and the arts to empower women and girls in St. Denis, a suburb of Paris.  We have expandinoffer our bilingual music & creative arts project throughout all of the Paris Region. The cultural department of the Mairie 11th Arrondissement (Town Hall) has become our partner, offering the use of their fully accessible building. Now we ask you the public to support the additional  instruments, supplies for activities, and salaries for our teachers & staff !

 

 

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What happens at PARIS GiRLS ROCK CAMP ?

19 - 23rd AUGUST, we hosted 15 girls (ages 8 to 16) from all economic backgrounds. This is a week-long intensive program, that ends with a performance by the girls in a public concert. The day runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Instruments, supplies, lunch, workshops, and field trips are all included in the camp tuition-fees (approximately 350€ per girl.)

 

 

Each day, the girls arrive at camp: learn how to play an instrument, form a band, write songs, practice and do fun creative activities in FRENCH and ENGLISH !

 

 

 

SHOWCASE & FINAL CONCERT!

AUG 27th, the campers will gave a final concert at PLACE LÉON BLUM in Paris as part of the festival, LES ESTIVALES MUSICALES DU 11e.

 

 

 

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l'atelier du Rock Star: PGR Camp 11e ROCK STAR PHOTOSHOOT! 

In SEPTEMBER, underground haute photographer/ PGR coordinatrice Bamby Lilbird, The girls had a one day "ROCK STAR" photoshoot at the Milan Lunetier BOUTIQUE also located in the 11e. The photo will be part of publicity campaigns for Milan and PGR. Spreading the word to a new audience about our project.

 

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Pop-up Gallery Exhibition: soirée FAVELA CHIC

In OCTOBER, we plan to have a "pop-up" exhibition at the Favela Chic venue near the historic 11th Arrondissement monument, République. The work of all PARIS GiRLS ROCK CAMP participants will be on display, alongside several cutting Parisian artists. There will be projections of the final concert, a silent auction and other surprises.   

 

 

 

Why fund it?

 

 

 

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We NEED your support !

 

Sustaining this exciting growth is a huge undertaking.

 

The purchasing and maintenance of musical instruments, as well as the hiring of professional teachers and coordinators can be expensive. 

 

 

The cost of camp is approximately : 

€350 (per girl)  x  15 (girls) = 5250 (functionary budget)

 

 

Thanks to volunteers, partners, and donors (like you), we are able to offer this camp at a reduced fee of a minimum contribution of 75 from the girls. We also offer scholarships (bourse d'étude), to those girls that are not able to make the minimal contribution. Your donation will help us to provide the PARIS GiRLS ROCK CAMP experience to ALL girls. 

 

 

 

Our minimum expenses to organize this camp:

 

€800 musical equipment (ex. drumsticks, cymbals, guitar picks, cables)

 

€800  equipment and supplies for creative/handcraft workshops (photography, drawing, painting etc.)

 

€550 administration fees (publicity, rent, transportation, assurance, and salary for our bureau)

 

€400 office supplies (ex. printer, pens, paper,  badges)

 

€1500 second hand musical instruments (ex. guitar, drum kit, left-handed bass)

 

€1200  scholarships for students, teachers' salaries, lunch for students, field trips

 

Total 5250 =  PARIS GiRLS ROCK CAMP in the 11e AT A REDUCED PRICE !

 

The more you give, the more we can offer.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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POURQUOI LES FILLES?

WHY GIRLS? WHY NOT?

 

Our program is impacting the COMMUNITY.

 

We need your help to not only off-set the daily operational costs of camp, but to also ensure our association's ability to continue offering it's programming which boosts self-esteem and positive image. To the girls and women that participate in our camps, we offer more than just a music program: we provide an opportunity of personal growth within a dynamic of positive group exchange. After one week, our campers are more confident and self-reliant human beings. This is a life changing experience that they will have forever.

 

 

 

 

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Our program is impacting the WORLD. 

  

We are an international camp.

Our non-profit program is part of the international organisation Girls Rock Camp Allicance (GRCA).  There are 43 members groups that give similar programs all over the world in the EU, North and South America.  We are the FIRST French speaking and bi-lingual program of it's kind.

 

Now in our 3rd season, we are pleased to present PARIS GiRLS ROCK CAMP in the center of PARIS hosted at Mairie of the 11th arrondissement.  

 

 

                                          

 

 

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photo: Da Cyber CEB (le 6b, FAR,La Ligne 13 - St. Denis 2013)

 

 

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HOW WAS PARIS GiRLS ROCK FOUNDED IN FRANCE ?...

PARIS GiRLS ROCK was founded by Toli Nameless who landed in Paris in 2008.

 

Following a long music tradition in New York and successful international touring career , she fell in love with the idea of combining music and education. She said that ' it has always been my passion'. It was through her own pocket, in-kind, micro-monetary donations, partnerships, and dedicated volunteer workers that she has formed PARIS GiRLS ROCK. 

 

 

 

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photo donated by Theodora Johnson (Sue Rock/BlapBalp Media)

 

 

Our volunteers, donors, artists and teaching staff come from all over the world...

 

TEACHING STAFF...

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Justine "Bamby Lil Bird" Byard (non-profits: Detroit - Paris) 

Suzahn Fiering ( international touring musician, songwriter Warner-Chapel Music, Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute of the Performing Arts - UK,  Legion d'Honneur - St. Denis, FR) 

drum kit Christiane Prince (Paris)

guitare et basse: Nala Dahl (Martinique) 

dance:  Larry Vickers (Alvin Alley-NY)

 

PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS FOR MASTER CLASSES & WORKSHOPS...

Dania Gio (My Major Label), Natty Princess (Association), Hannah Judson (Muse Music), Brian Scott Bagley (Alvin Alley-NY), Ti Harmon (independent), Shola Adissa-Farra (independent), Gasandji Rêver (Plus Lion Music), Lady Fresh (Martinique), S.O.E.M. (independent) , Alfred Williams (independent), Ladell Mclin (Naïve), Klaus Blasquiz (Magma), Olivia Van Der Vynckt (regisseur- Sound & lighting engineer), Velvet d'Amour (Volup 2 - Magazine des Rondes), Suzy Randria (Chanteuse-Independent)

 

VOLUNTEERS...  

 Andrea Pactor (Indiana -USA), Claire Finch (St. Denis - Paris), Ashley Acker (Paris), Sara Schiff (Brooklyn/Austin - GRCA), Carolina Morales (AM-Braisil), Anne Paceo (Laborie Jazz), Kiran Ghandi (M.I.A.)

 

DONORS... . 

Lauren Sevian (NY), Tina Bulaong (Global), Siyoub Abdahlla (St. Denis), Alain Parmentier (St. Denis), Lindsay Kerr (Vancourver, BC), Theodora Johnson (NY), Marie-Agne Natividad (Paris),  Mirandom MRG - MyRandomGrind (NY), Monica Watkins & Eric Stempinski (Art in Motion-Global), Sophie Hassani (Reims-FR) , Tideth Numerique (PDLC-Paris), Stephaine Saxon (Uruguay),Jerald Miller (NU-Jazz Records), Benjamin Sanz (Paris), Romain Dechenaud (Le Havre-FR), Fred C. (Paris), Mike LADD (Paris, NY), Swiss Chris (Brooklyn, Switzerland), Nadia Al-Said (Paris), Sidney Mills (SPI/Living Room Studio), Joanne and David Burke (NY-Paris), Rew Starr (NY), Sophie Ryan (Paris), The Reid & Nash Family Estate (Global), Nicolas Baillergeau (Global)...

 

 and so many more!!!

 

 

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photos donated by Theodora Johnson (BlapBlap Media)

 

 

 

PLEASE HELP US TO FUND THIS PROJECT !

 

Each contribution will make a difference in the life of our students!

 

THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU !

 

OUR PARTNERS

 

Mairie du 11e (département de la culture),  Les Estivales Musicales, Royez Music, District Drum Company, Aquarian Drum Heads, Bad Dogs Studios, Girls Rock Camp Alliance (GRCA), Eco-Nat Bio, Atelier Graphisme de Gonzague Lacombe, Tree Luv' Studios, Le 6b, Flavela Chic, Milan Lunetier/ Eye Like, Lady Fest Paris, Modern Drum Set Stickings livre d'etude (Cherry Lane/Hal Leonard), 

 

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PARIS GIRLS ROCK

PARIS GIRLS ROCK is a non-profit organization that provides bilingual music & arts empowerment programs to girls and women in Paris -FR.

FAQ Questions about the project

+ What is the cost of camp for 1 girl ?

The estimated cost for one student is 350 € for one week !
We ask a minimum contribution of 75 € as we want to offer our program to a majority of girls/young women.
Your donation will help to cover our costs and keep offering these kind of programs aiming at empowering girls in a positive way.

+ Do the students need to be auditioned ?

No, no audition is required to attend the camp.

+ Can I still register my daughter /niece/other family member for the 19 - 23 August Session?

Yes! We have 15 places total and a waiting list is available.
Please register on our web site before Aug 16th.
http://11e.parisgirlsrock.org/

+ Q. Are there opportunities for volunteering at Paris Girls Rock?

Yes! We are in need of volunteers for the session on 19 -23 August and for our events year round. Please register for volunteering online http://benevoles.parisgirlsrock.org/

+ Q. What about instrument or supplies donations?

Yes! We accept instrument donations (new and second-hand).
We are in need of the following instruments: drum sticks, guitar picks, guitar straps, ear plugs (noise protection), drum kits and cymbals. Yes! We accept materials like: office supplies, notebooks and paper.
If you would like to donate any items to Paris Girls Rock, please contact us donations@parisgirlsrock.org or call 09 70 46 35 32

+ Q. Are there any sponsoring opportunities available?

We are happy to accept additional sponsors.
We have opportunities for sponsoring in the following areas: lunch, metro tickets, tee shirts.
Please contact us sponsors@parisgirlsrock.org

Last comments

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10 months
merci à tous! S.O.S. j -12 ... partager sur Face Book MERCI :)
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10 months
Beau projet - à soutenir d'urgence !
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11 months
Go Gals! Great project - we wanna see those young girls rock!