The author-singer and piano player, Sandra Milhaud, gives a concert at the ONCE theatre from her collection of songs and compositions. ONCE is an internationally recognized Spanish organisation that helps the blind and visually impaired.
The author-singer and piano player, Sandra Milhaud, gave a concert at the ONCE theatre from her collection of songs and compositions. ONCE is the Spanish and internationally recognized organisation that helps the blind or visually impaired people.
Sandra Milhaud was born in Barcelona; her father is a Swiss French and her mother from Catalonia. Sandra intuitively took to the piano from early age. And started composing songs and following various genre of music from early childhood.
Apart from obtaining academic qualifications Sandra studied under various piano maestros including Rosa Maria Kucharski, Rafael, Solis, Almudena Cano. Today Sandra works not only as a musician, but also as an actress and presenter.
ONCE is a Spanish non-profit corporate organisation whose objective is to improve the quality of life of people with blindness or severe visual impairment. Today ONCE also help people with other disabilities, not only sight related disabilities.
Together with the ONCE Foundation and ONCE Business Corporation (CEOSA), ONCE generates directly and indirectly over 123,000 jobs and offers specialised care for more than 70,000 members with blindness or severe visual impairment.
ONCE is involved in over thirty international organizations that work to help those with disabilities. Besides representing people with disabilities, ONCE also participates in providing education and job placements for disabled people.
According to the ONCE website (www.once.es) “There are around 161 million blind or visually impaired people around the world, 40 million of whom suffer from total blindness, according to WHO (World Health Organization) estimates. Most of them live in developing countries and lack access to education, physical rehabilitation and jobs, placing them at a distinct disadvantage with respect to their fellow citizens.”