ICOPR's outreach program benefits children throughout Puerto Rico, sharing the message of peace, unity and brotherhood through the power of music.  During the two week festival, the ICOPR performed and gave masterclasses for over 1,000 children.

ICOPR young artist, Danira Rodríguez (PR) with school children in Mayagüez

After listening to a performance of with members of the International Chamber Orchestra of Puerto Rico, school children have the opportunity to interact with members of the orchestra.

Nearly 200 school children from Mayagüez interacted with ICOPR artists and young artists in outreach events and masterclasses.  From top, left to right: Jill Cimasko (USA), Amy Sanchez, (USA), Danira Rodriguez, (PR), Saki Uetsuhara (Japan), Tim Berte (France), Mindy Heinsohn (PR).




ICOPR performs for students from Centros Sor Isolina in Ponce

350 students and adults from the Centros Sor Isolina Ferré in Ponce, Caimito & Guayama traveled to PUCPR in Ponce to listen and interact with the artists of ICOPR.  They listened to the music of Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn and Grieg and shared in intimate conversations with Maestro Emilio Colón. After the concert, the children were invited to meet the artists and their instruments.

 From top, left to right: Tim Berte (France), James Vandemark, (USA), Sonja Kraus, (Germany), Rebecca Hang (Germany), Jose Fabian Rosa Santos (PR), Jesus Ramos (PR), Joseam Cuadrado & Danira Rodriguez (PR).

ICOPR musicians shared the joy of live performances with students from the following schools in outreach events, masterclasses and open rehearsals:

Boys and Girls Club of Puerto Rico

Centros Sor Isolina Caimito, Ponce & Guayama
(350 students)

Colegio de Educación Especial & Rehabilitación Integral

Puerto Rico Down Syndrome Foundation

Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico

Cupeyville School

Escuela de Bellas Artes de Carolina



St. John’s School

Escuela Libre de Música Ernesto Ramos Antonini de Mayagüez

Escuela Elemental Segundo Ruiz Belvis

Southwestern Educational Society (SESO)

Escuela Elemental Castillo

Escuela Luis Muñoz Rivera

Escuela Manuel A. Barreto

Escuela de Bellas Artes de Trujillo Alto

Escuela Libre de Música Hato Rey

Kinesis Foundation

Lovely Little Einsteins Preschool

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico

Public housing residents: Arístides Chavier & Pedro Rosaly


Centros Sor Isolina at PUCPR

Monday, January 30, 2017

Museo Pilar Defilló

Friday, February 3, 2017



The ICOPR had the pleasure of performing for school children at Museo Pilar Defilló in Mayagüez and at Centros Sor Isolina in Ponce. Additionally local schools attended many of the open rehearsals of the ICOPR.


Centros Sor Isolina - Tabaiba

Saturday, February 6 • 1:30pm



Museo Pilar Defilló

Friday, February 5 •  1:30pm