In 2010, CiH sent pianist and oboist Allegra Boggess to Kabul for a two-week residency at Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM), founded by Dr. Ahmad Sarmast. In 2013, CiH helped bring violinist and conductor Joel Schut to ANIM for 7 weeks of teaching; his trip was underwritten with additional funding from the US Embassy in Kabul. Later in 2013, CiH brought cellist Theodore Harvey to ANIM for a week of teaching and a concert.