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St. Louis, MO, United States, 2007/03/05 - The Concert for the Oceans Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to ocean and climate conservation, has today announced that Sir George Martin has been named Honorary Executive Producer for the “In Concert with the Climate and the Oceans”.
The Concert for the Oceans Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to ocean and climate conservation, has today announced that Sir George Martin has been named Honorary Executive Producer for the “In Concert with the Climate and the Oceans” international concert series.
“We are excited to have Sir George Martin as an honorary member of our organization,” commented Leonard Sonnenschein, President of the Concert for the Oceans Foundation. “We look forward to working with Sir George to help us organize our concert series due to his extensive collection of friends and well known talent,” he added.
Sir George Martin is most famous for his role as the producer for The Beatles, Jeff Beck, Kenny Rogers and others. In 2006, Sir George and his son, Giles Martin, remixed The Beatles’ music for Love, a stage performance joint venture between Cirque du Soleil and The Beatles' Apple Corps Ltd. It is hoped that the emotional connection of Love for each other will help to develop a new level of caring for the Climate, help Save the Planet and further protect our Oceans as consequences of this new series awareness and service and project activities expected to affect everyone on the planet!
About the Concert for the Oceans Foundation
“With the fact that each child born today is being brought into this earth as a member of an endangered species we are motivated to act together to save each other and the planet.”
The Concert for the Oceans Foundation is dedicated to building awareness and activities developed to save the oceans, protect our climate and improve access to water and improve the conditions of health related to water through the support of scientists, educators, community leaders, and local environmental organizations all over the planet. With current projects in over 50 countries and planned projects for over 80 countries by June 2007 and continued expansion planned for a 10-year life cycle, the foundation hopes to bring dramatic change across the planet through real actions based locally, regionally, nationally and globally in just one-half a generation cycle. The Foundation provides financial support to projects directed towards protecting our oceans and climate, decreasing pollution, providing access to clean water, improving community collaboration and communicating efforts to save the planet and save ourselves.