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Strike Up The NEW Band!

In a school that just lost it’s music teacher, Trifecta Arts is beginning a new program to teach interested students the fundamentals of music. Francisco Huerta Rendon School in Salinas, Ecuador had a music program that consisted of glockenspiels and snare drums. It was limited to the older students and had to be discontinued when […]


Trifecta Achieved!

It’s a TRIFECTA for Trifecta Arts in Ecuador! That’s right – THREE arts programs underway at the same time covering all THREE of our target educational genres … Ballet, Art and now Music. It gives me goosebumps, an adrenaline burst and tears of joy to realize that this has happened in less than THREE months […]

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The Journey Begins: Salinas, Ecuador

I’m accustomed to taking multi-week vacations, but my first two weeks here in Ecuador could not be described as such. There is, of course, the stunning Pacific Ocean view from my balcony paired with a lovely mile-long malecon (boardwalk) that hugs the beach bordering Salinas Bay.  Add to that scene the invigorating morning walks, fresh […]


Naming Trifecta Arts

Every new life needs an identity. Babies, puppies, goldfish and nonprofits. But I knew the name of this endeavor needed to have meaning, be inspirational, and avoid any (awkward international) misunderstandings, all without being dry and boringly descriptive. So the brainstorming began…. and after literally dozens of possibilities were generated, researched and shared with friends, […]

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Trifecta Arts is born

Elizabeth Gilbert (best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Big Magic) says that ideas float and swirl around in the universe, looking for available and willing human beings. If the human is ready to accept the idea, care for it, see if grow, then it stays. If the human isn’t ready, ignores or pushes the idea away, it […]