03/09/2012 05:25 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Tea With Toan: Using Music to Unify Youth, Spark Inspiration and Harmony (VIDEO)


Name: Natalie Pryce - London, England
Occupation: Artist Manager/Music Consultant
Power: Bringing Youth Together Through Music
Catalyst: Mentor Who Believed in Her
Tea: English Breakfast

As a successful Artist Manager/Music Consultant from England, Natalie Pryce has worked with many entertainment industry stars: Prince, Beyonce and Kelly Rowland, Taio Cruz and newcomer Loick Essien, to name a few.

However, it's not just these high notes in her professional career that enlivens her. Her personal mission and passion to create a SAFE place for youth to create music and harmony in their lives and community is her familiar tune.

Natalie shares how a chance meeting with a stranger, Father Andrew Stringfellow, on a train in the United Kingdom, inspired her life's passion to be elevated and transformed into something quite remarkable. Watch and find out how Natalie uses her power, connections and love for music to orchestrate a unique, safe place for youth from all backgrounds together.

Your day will end on a high note as you watch Father Andrew, local police and the community band together to give youth alternatives and structure to achieve their dreams.

Their goal is to raise £20,000 (31,692.00 U.S. dollars) to create a music studio, take the group on tour and ultimately to spread the word on how communities can orchestrate with the power of music to create safe havens for many children around the world.

My Dad said, "We all have music inside of us, don't die with it inside of you -- share it." Figuratively he meant that we are all put in this world to share our music, our message and that we have a finite time to harmonize our soul and create an impact on humanity.

Natalie, Father Andrew and their community embodies that melody. I hope it resonates with you and inspires you to be an "instrument" of action.

What can you do to share your music with the world? Please share in the comments section below.

What can you do?

Immerse Yourself:
1. SAFE needs teachers, studio equipment and instruments

2. SAFE needs to raise £20,000 to build a recording studio

3. If you'd like to support or contribute email:

I launched these Tea with Toan segments with the intention to pause, reflect, and connect with people around the world who are using their power to help others (all while sipping on tea!). Tea warms us all from the inside just like a good conversation. If you or someone you know wants to be considered for an interview, send me an email at info [at]