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Ghetto Classics Mukuru – April Music Camp
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Ghetto Classics Mukuru – April Music Camp

For the past 9 days a Music Camp was held at Ruben Centre in Mukuru headed by Joseph Muhindi the head tutor for the Ghetto Classics Mukuru. The motivation for the camp was to accelerate learning, introduce new orchestral pieces and getting to know and interact with each other from parents to tutors as well as student and organisation as...

KNYO 2019 Auditions
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KNYO 2019 Auditions

KNYO Auditions will be taking place on 27th April. Download the form HERE  and send it to knyo@artofmusic.co.ke Deadline for submission is 20th April 2019

SYO Graduation – Class of 2019
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SYO Graduation – Class of 2019

On the 24th March 2019 the Safaricom Youth Orchestra class of 2019 graduated at the Michael Joseph Centre. This was a colourful occasion after a one orchestral year full of sacrifice and hard work. Through this the graduates experience professionalism, self-confidence, exposure and memorable moments that they will take out to the world having achieved...

A special donation
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A special donation

On 22nd March 2019, Peter Kuria – the Ghetto Classics Social Worker, Mary Kabere and Peris Njeri our staff from the Art of Music offices distributed sanitary towels to Muthangari Primary School and Farasi Lane Primary School. Both schools are members of the Ghetto Classics Outreach Programme where we teach the Carnegie Hall Link Up...

SYO Auditions on 30th March
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SYO Auditions on 30th March

Are you aged between 10 and 17yrs (or still in High School)? Do you play a musical instrument? The Safaricom Youth Orchestra is looking for you. Auditions are scheduled for 30th March. For more information or to get an application form email: admin@artofmusic.co.ke     

Safaricom Jazz Festival 2019
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Safaricom Jazz Festival 2019

2019 has started off great for Ghetto Classics and the Safaricom Youth Orchestra. They were chosen as the opening act for the 2019 Safaricom International Jazz Festival, headlined by the grammy award winner Marcus Miller. The Orchestra’s combined to open the show with the National Anthem and then each performed a few pieces that got...

Link Up Orchestra Rocks 2018
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Link Up Orchestra Rocks 2018

Another year done and another Link Up complete. In 2018 the students from 14 primary schools learnt Orchestra Rocks. The curriculum introduces basic music principles, introduces the concept of the orchestra and how music can rock. Each school is given 50 recorders, a piano and a teacher and assistant visit the school every week to learn...

Safaricom International Jazz Fesitival – 17th February 2019
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Safaricom International Jazz Fesitival – 17th February 2019

Two-time Grammy award winner Marcus Miller will headline the #SafaricomJazzInternational Festival. Join us for an afternoon of Jazz on 17th February , gates open at 11am and the show begins at 12 noon. Tickets available by calling 1151 Safaricom Jazz is the proud sponsor of Ghetto Classics #MakingMusicMakeADifference

Salut Salon donate 50 violins to Ghetto Classics
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Salut Salon donate 50 violins to Ghetto Classics

Many years ago a group from Germany called Salut Salon came to play a series of concerts to support Ghetto Classics. Over the years they have continued to support in a many ways including weekly Skype lessons at the Ghetto Classics centres in Mukuru and Korogocho and with face to face classes with Stephanie Schiller who visits Kenya...

Orchestra Rocks in Mombasa
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Orchestra Rocks in Mombasa

On 26th January, the Link Up Orchestra Rocks concert took place at Aga Khan Academy Mombasa. The Link Up Orchestra Rocks is an initiative of the Ghetto ClassicsOutreach Project called the Orchestra for Schools Initiative. 200 children from Likoni Primary School, Ronald Ngala Primary School, Mikindani Primary School and Khadija Primary School performed with theNational Youth...

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