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AOM@10 Family Concert
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AOM@10 Family Concert

On 1st December we will be holding a special concert for Friends and Families of the Art of Music Foundation. The event will feature Ghetto Classics Orchestra, Dance and Choir, The National Youth Orchestra of Kenya and The Safaricom Youth Orchestra with special appearances from JIMEK and Jorge Viladoms This concert will be at the Amani...

AOM @ 10 – Concert
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AOM @ 10 – Concert

The Art of Music Foundation will be marking 10 year of operations this year and to celebrate the occasion we will be holding a Fundraising concert on 30th November at Trademark Hotel. This concert will feature performances by Ghetto Classics, The National Youth Orchestra of Kenya and The Safaricom Youth Orchestra with special guests JIMEK...

How to Support the Art of Music
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How to Support the Art of Music

Thank you for your interest in donating to the work of the Art of Music Foundation. We have 3 categories: 45,000Ksh ($450) – This will provide musical lessons for one child for one year. 20,000 ($200) – This will buy a musical instrument of your choice 5,000 ($50) – This will provide musical accessories and...

H.E Margaret Kenyatta visits Ghetto Classics in Korogocho
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H.E Margaret Kenyatta visits Ghetto Classics in Korogocho

20th August 2019 will remain a special day for the children, parents and St. John community because a special visitor – The First Lady of Kenya, H.E Margaret Kenyatta and Amb AminaMohamed #MinistryofSportsandCulture visited Ghetto Classics in Korogocho to show case that #MusicMakesADifference and also that good things can come to Korogocho. While at St. John’s she saw the St....

Ghetto Classics take part at the Brave Kids Festival
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Ghetto Classics take part at the Brave Kids Festival

Five kids from our Ghetto Classics Mukuru programme are taking part in the Brave Kids Festival in Poland The Brave Kids mission is to bring together children from all over the world in an atmosphere of friendship and respect for each other’s cultures. We do so by joining together children in artistic experiences aimed to...

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...

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...

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...