After the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida last year, students from the school founded a nonprofit advocacy organization and developed the instrument of hope.
The instrument is a trumpet constructed from bullet casings, and it's been touring the country since its creation.
Before an NBA game in Miami, Glen Friedman plays the national anthem with the "Instrument of Hope," a trumpet made… https://t.co/NekxprZe7h— ABC News (@ABC News) 1554416854.0
Its latest stop was at the Broadway revival of Oklahoma!, where the production's musical director—Nathan Koci—played a version of "Out of My Dreams" after the show's matinee.
Watch the moving performance below:
The tribute touched many of the people who viewed it.
@broadwaycom @broadway_buzz @OklahomaBway So special and beautiful -and what a powderful message of hope. Thank you for sharing this. 🎺💜— Tricia Tait 🎠🎶💕 (@Tricia Tait 🎠🎶💕) 1557418523.0
I'm crying too, Mary Testa. Thank you, Jean Ann Garrish. Nathan is a genius! https://t.co/UmEhjiRqFi— Polly McKie (@Polly McKie) 1557433084.0
this is so so so beautiful https://t.co/tso6ah9SJ5— james holod kennedy (@james holod kennedy) 1557437006.0
@OklahomaBway @HopeOnStage What a beautiful and heartfelt dedication! Thank you so much for sharing this special moment! 💜🎺— Tricia Tait 🎠🎶💕 (@Tricia Tait 🎠🎶💕) 1557427373.0
Thanks to Oklahoma! and the activists from Parkland for reminding us to remain hopeful.