The Whispering Forest

Revived concertos to inspire a young generation of musicians

A project in Montreal, Canada by Paul Merkelo

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The album gives to three concertos for trumpet a new lease on life thanks to state of the art acoustic. Together, let's leave our mark.
Backers: 163
Average Pledge Per Backer: $199

Funded: $32,444 of $25,000
Dates: Oct 10th -> Dec 9th (61 days)
Project By: Paul Merkelo
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November 25th - via:
We’re making progress, but in conversations with various fans I’ve heard some hesitation and confusion about this Kickstarter campaign. I’d like to briefly clarify for those of you who are new to this sort of fundraising. That’s right. Every... (Read More)


November 4th - via:
32% funded. Thanks to the 43 backers! Over $8,000 raised so far... Lets continue! Check the new reward! Kickstarter is based on the "all-or-nothing" model. This is why it’s so vital that we reach our goal. Let's do this! I feel blessed to have... (Read More)


October 29th - via:
We are featured in the Montreal Gazette! — Paul Merkelo looks to kick-start a recording. Aside from the press, you are my best allies! We’ve raised a significant amount so far, but still need $18 000 to reach our goal. Let’s continue, we’re... (Read More)

Paul Merkelo looks to kick-start a recording

October 25th - via:
MONTREAL, CAN - The OSM principal trumpet sees crowdfunding as a viable avenue for classical artists. (Read More)


October 23rd - via:
The adventure continues and I first wanted to thank you for your generosity and for your kind words of encouragement! But without you, the project would not go ahead. Please continue to donate so we can reach our goal! Any contribution can make a... (Read More)

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