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Ghetto Classics to perform at Brave festival in Poland
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Ghetto Classics to perform at Brave festival in Poland

Radzimir Dębski (JIMEK) together with Kenyan children from the Ghetto Classics orchestra will join other artists performing at the upcoming edition of the festival. Together they will present the symphonic “Hip-Hop History” at the closing gala of Brave Festival. One year ago JIMEK heard about the Kenyan group from a friend, and soon later an idea...

KNYORes19
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KNYORes19

The National Youth Orchestra of Kenya (KNYO) present KNYORes19, the culmination of their week long residential featuring the works of Gershwin, Orff and Stravinsky Sunday 22nd April 3PM Visa Oshwal Centre Auditorium Tickets: 1,000KSH – Regular 500KSH – Students (with ID) 300KSH – Children (under 12) Tickets available on: TicketSoko We look forward to seeing you there

Safaricom Youth Orchestra – Call for Auditions
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Safaricom Youth Orchestra – Call for Auditions

The Safaricom Youth Orchestra invites new applications from young musicians aged between 10 to 17yrs playing the following instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Tuba & Percussion. The preferred candidates must demonstrate commitment to individual practice and ensemble music. All candidates must fill in an application...

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Upcoming Events – March 2018

The Nairobi Orchestra presents their March concert, featuring Debussy Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky on 17th and 18th March 2018. Tickets will be sold in advance and are available from: Ticketsoko

Event of The Month – Strings and Keys
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Event of The Month – Strings and Keys

February was a special month for the Art of Music and Ghetto Classics. World Harmonic sent two of their ambassadors, Chris Cortisidis and Jorge Viladoms to Nairobi for one week to perform and also teach the students of Ghetto Classics. The trip was an amazing success and we hope to welcome them Bac(h) to Kenya soon. World Harmonic...

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Event of The Month – KNYO Perform at Strathmore University

The KYNO performed at the opening ceremony of the Strathmore University on 23rd May for the official launch of their new bachelors program in the Humanities. They received tremendous positive reviews from the guests and staff members. The next KNYO residential will take place in April 10th to 15th 2016 that will be followed by...

Events  – Night of Classical Music and Dance
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Events – Night of Classical Music and Dance

Together with Art of Music Foundation & Crescendo con la Musica Association, the Opus 1 Foundation presented its first Charity Concert in Nairobi on 25th and 26th August 2016 to raise funds and draw awareness for programs aiding and empowering youth living within Kenya’s impoverished communities. The Crescendo con la Musica and Opus 1 Foundation...

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Upcoming Events – For the Classical Music Lovers

For the first time in Kenya the Byron Consort – an elite vocal ensemble founded in 2001 in Harrow School – comes to Kenya to perform as part of their Africa tour. All proceeds from their concert on 10th April, at the Michael Joseph Centre, goes towards supporting the Ghetto Classics.

Upcoming Events – For the Classical Music Lovers
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Upcoming Events – For the Classical Music Lovers

Safaricom International Jazz Festival is here again! Join us 30th April 2017 at The Carnivore Grounds for a fun filled afternoon as we commemorate International Jazz Day and celebrate our very own Kenyan Jazz artistes! Tickets can be purchased at The Michael Joseph Centre at Kshs 2000/ regular and Kshs 500/ students (please provide your...

Ghetto Classics + Jimek Concert
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Ghetto Classics + Jimek Concert

This July, JIMEK, a young Polish composer, conductor, and producer made his maiden voyage to Nairobi conducting a week long master class with Ghetto Classics. His repertoire ranges from film scores to classical, hip-hop, dubstep and electronic music. In 2015 together with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, he recorded a viral YouTube hit, ‘Orchestrated...

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