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Ghetto Classics perform at the first UN Habitat General Assembly
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Ghetto Classics perform at the first UN Habitat General Assembly

Ghetto Classics perform at the opening ceremony of the 1st UN-Habitat General Assembly in Nairobi on 27th May 2019. The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, formally opened the first UN-Habitat Assembly at the United Nations Office at Nairobi. Guests at the colourful opening ceremony included ministers and high-level Member States representatives, governors, mayors, representatives of...

T-shirts……..T-shirts
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T-shirts……..T-shirts

On 14th May, the Orchestra for Schools Initiative students at Kongo Primary were gifted with T-shirts from Serare School. It was a wonderful day for the students who were caught unaware by the surprise planned for them. Kongo Primary is one of the 14 primary schools around Kenya who’s students learn the Carnegie Hall Link...

Making Music in Karateng
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Making Music in Karateng

This holiday we held a two-week music camp in Karateng, which is about 20km outside of Kisumu city. We partnered with a local library project to give the kids there first taste of art music. www.readacrossafrica.org. It’s been superb for everyone.Students and teachers alike. The tutors are all from Korogocho and yesterday some orchestra members came...

GC Mukuru Music Camp
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GC Mukuru 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...

Mentorship in April
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Mentorship in April

From 10th -12th April Ghetto Classics had a mentorship programme at St. John’s Korogocho headed by Peter Kuria Head of Ghetto Classics Social Department to motivate children during their holidays. The three day programme touched on various issues from day one where they discussed personal responsibility and how to plan and balance activities to day two leadership and...

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...

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