Boaten-Kodua is a founding member of the Pan-African Orchestra. With the Holman Prize, he would travel through parts of Africa, the Balkans, and the United States to recruit and promote blind musicians.
Barbara loves music. She would use the Holman Prize to help people engage with music and find the magic in it.
Rachel wants to increase the inclusion of blind people in community experiences. With the Holman Prize, she would create a toolkit to help choirs be more accessible to blind and visually impaired people who wish to join.
Nate is a musician and a producer. With the Holman Prize, he would open a music technology lab and teach blind and visually impaired individuals with accessible tools.
The NeZaMi Ensemble of Vladimir, Dilyara, Minullin and Chagin play fifteen instruments between them. With the Holman Prize, they would travel to Israel to perform with a troupe of Deafblind theater actors.