This is an eco-friendly orchestra
Their instruments are made from recycled material
Location: Santo Andre, Brazil
Luthiers use old PVC pipes to make violins and cellos
It’s a cheaper way to bring instruments to at-risk children
A violin made of wood can cost up to $1,520
With the PVC material, the cost drops to about $57
LUTHIER, IVAN DA SILVA OLIVEIRA, SAYING:"The most important thing is to bring music to all sectors, to all people."
YOUNG MUSICIAN, GABRIEL SANTOS ESPINOZA, SAYING:"It's a sensational thing to know that a pipe that carries water now carries music and helps people who are wanting to learn to play."