Grammy Award-winning artist Cécile McLorin Salvant has partnered with the Haitian Global Health Alliance to release an intimate fundraising performance, At Home, recorded in her Brooklyn loft. The video will be available for viewing from May 10 – 31, with all proceeds benefiting GHESKIO, a world-renowned public health organization serving patients in Haiti.
“Ms. Salvant has been a generous musical champion for Haitian causes, including GHESKIO,” said Scott Morgan, Executive Director of the Haitian Global Health Alliance. “Her vocal talent and genre-spanning repertoire are unmatched in the jazz world today.”
Tickets to view this exclusive performance, which includes Salvant with pianist Sullivan Fortner, are available through May 31, 2021 at gheskio.org for a name-your-price donation. 100% of proceeds will support GHESKIO.
A composer, singer and cross-disciplinary visual artist, Salvant has received Grammy© Awards for Best Jazz Vocal Album for her three latest albums. In 2020, she received a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship and a Doris Duke Artist Award. More about Cécile McLorin Salvant, her music, art and photos can be found at cecilemclorinsalvant.com
GHESKIO, which operates a network of clinics in Port-au-Prince and throughout Haiti, is an international leader in clinical care and research for HIV, tuberculosis and other infectious and chronic diseases. Since the earliest days of the HIV epidemic, GHESKIO has been at the forefront of the HIV response, implementing testing and prevention strategies and treatment protocols that have influenced guidelines worldwide. GHESKIO has been a leader in Haiti’s decrease in HIV prevalence from 6.2% in 1993 to the current level of less than 2.0%. GHESKIO is also the Caribbean’s largest provider of tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment. GHESKIO is world-renowned for its research, with more than 35 years of continuous support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for clinical trials and decades of support from PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) for treatment and care of people living with HIV in Haiti. GHESKIO is a member of the prestigious AIDS Clinical Trials Group, and GHESKIO researchers have published over 250 peer-reviewed publications.
About the Haitian Global Health Alliance
The Haitian Global Health Alliance is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 organization that provides fundraising and communication support for GHESKIO.