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Ghetto Classics – Mukuru Kwa Reuben
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Ghetto Classics – Mukuru Kwa Reuben

Reuben Centre in the Mukuru area of Nairobi was one of the first primary schools to join the Ghetto Classics, Orchestra for Schools Initiative in 2016. 50 students learnt the Link Up recorder curriculum over one year culminating in a performance with the KNYO in October that year. The students and staff showed so much...

Ghetto Classics Tree planting
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Ghetto Classics Tree planting

“It’s the little things that citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees” Prof. Wangari Maathai Taking advantage of the rains in Nairobi the Ghetto Classics students in Korogocho made the decision to do their little thing and improve their surrounding by planting trees. For the past few months...

Charity for Melody
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Charity for Melody

“What I try to tell young people is that if you come together with a mission, and its grounded with love and a sense of community, you can make the impossible possible.” John Lewis   Charity for melody is a group of young people that have come together with a single goal of sustainably supporting...

Joshua, JIMEK and Jazz
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Joshua, JIMEK and Jazz

Joshua Keta is my name and I joined Ghetto Classics in 2011 as a percussionist until 2015 when I became a tutor. I have experienced a lot playing and working with Art of Music and that motivated me to come back and be an intern with the Foundation as an administrative assistant as well as...

#KNYORes18
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#KNYORes18

The 18th National Youth Orchestra of Kenya (KNYO) residential training course was held at the beautiful and pristine St Andrew’s School, Turi between the 13th and 18th of December, 2017. Before leaving for Turi, a non – residential training was held on the 11th of December at Hillcrest International School in Karen, where the members...

Musician of The Month – Brian O. Kepher
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Musician of The Month – Brian O. Kepher

Born in 1994 December 24th I am from the Luo community, but Kenya is my tribe. I am blessed to have both parents. My Dad’s name is Kepher and my Mum’s name is Pamela. I have nine siblings, 3 brothers and 5sisters. I study at Our Lady of Fatuma Secondary School in Nairobi and I...

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