PVC pipes make affordable instruments for children

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."

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