Emanating from their work with Kseniya, October Project maintains an ongoing fundraiser, Angels For Ukraine, for the International Rescue Committee’s efforts to help women and children affected by the war.
With a mission to harmonize the world, the band’s Gold Telly winner, the Worldwide Choir of Return To Me, featured 130 performers from 18 countries, powered by the same creative team that won a Telly and Anthem Award (2021) for their widely heralded Virtual Choir of Joy, which brought together 163 singers, dancers, drummers and performers from 15 countries.
Flanders’ Genesis Prize-winning piece, Holding our Breath, written with Venezuelan composer Carlos Cordero opened 2023 with performances at the Kennedy Center & Carnegie Hall. The duo also debuted a commission this year for Dominick DiOrio and the Philadelphia Mendelssohn Chorus, one of America’s longest standing and esteemed ensembles.
Following upon the success of Doubts, an award-winning short film of a Flanders poem that was an Official Selection at nearly 30 film festivals, their newest short film, The Big Sadness, also written and narrated by Flanders, and directed by Samuel Flanders, launched under the October Project Studios arm and surged to over 250,000 YouTube views in its first month.
The band will release the full-length recording of The Ghost of Childhood in May of 2024.