Gaea Schell's Stolen Equipment

Gaea in her own words:

On July 12, I headed to ballet class en route to my gig in San Francisco (as I typically do), and parked where I've parked for 3 + years. In one hour, my window was smashed and trunk lever pulled, and everything (nothing was visible- it was in the trunk because I was on the way to a gig) was taken... my keyboard, amp, mic, expensive pro Yamaha flute I'd had for 20 years, a few dozen of my own CDs, my hand written compositions & arrangements, my journal, my prescription eyeglasses, my gig clothes (I don't even own many clothes, and some of this stuff was only in the trunk because I had recently moved out of a place and hadn't yet moved it inside).

I am heartbroken. I would prefer my car be stolen over my flute and music. My flute (that I just put $700 into to have Steve Deustch overhaul a few months ago), isn't even made anymore. I obviously can't afford to replace all of this, fix my car, etc. on a musician's budget, and worse - this stuff is essential to my livelihood.

The absolute minimum I can replace equipment and fix my car for is $3500. Any help at all, even work (as I in the meantime have borrowed instruments to use for gigs), is extremely appreciated right now.
  • Fred Randolph 
    • $25 
    • 57 mos
  • Aaron Cohn 
    • $100 
    • 57 mos
  • Micah Layne 
    • $25 
    • 57 mos
  • Anne Sajdera 
    • $20 
    • 57 mos
  • Rex Dean 
    • $5 
    • 57 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Ruben Ramos 
Los Angeles, CA
Gaea Schell