That's where we come in, Ind readers. A PayPal account has been established to help Roldon pursue his classical music dreams. Give a little or give a lot, but just give. We've met Roldon. He's a great, humble kid who, despite adversity, has big dreams of performing, teaching and helping economically disadvantaged children pursue their own dreams in classical music.
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to find our more about this painting being
auctioned on Roldon's behalf.
An instructor at the Acadiana Symphony Conservatory who also performs with the Acadiana and Rapides symphonies, Roldon leaves for Germany in less than two weeks.
To also aid in this community effort, former Acadiana Symphony conductor Xiao-Lu Li and his family, proprietors of Dao Gifts & Fine Art, have donated a painting, "Beauty with Bamboo Flute," a 36"x24" oil on linen by emerging Chinese artist Yong Liu that is expected to fetch between $5,000 and $10,000. Proceeds will help underwrite Roldon's adventure in Germany. The young flutist is also supported by the National Stuttering Foundation.
You can use this link to donate to Roldon's PayPal account. You can also search Facebook for "Roldon Brown, Flutist" to learn more about Roldon and offer words of encouragement.