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Turi Orchestral Weekend
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Turi Orchestral Weekend

On November 9th I accompanied about eighteen Ghetto Classics kids to an Orchestral weekend, hosted by St. Andrew’s Turi. The invited were the likes of Greensteds International School, Hillcrest International School, Potterhouse School and Brookhouse International School. In case it hasn’t sunk in yet, these were not just our regular kind of kids. These were...

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...

Ghetto Classics Social Work
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Ghetto Classics Social Work

Ghetto Classics has been operating in Korogocho for 10 years. Despite being a music program we are always aware that the challenges the students face are deep and painful. Our social worker Peter Kuria is at the forefront of work beyond the music. Here are a few words from here: “After some time of giving...

GHETTO CLASSICS DANCE 
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GHETTO CLASSICS DANCE 

‘Dance is Music made visible’ – George Balanchine Last week, Ghetto Classics Dance concluded its second dance intensive workshop in Korogocho, at the St John’s Community Center. Operating since early 2019, the program is structured to provide a training track that will result in its alumni becoming professional, employable dancers. During the Summer vacation, the...

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...

Kevin takes on Germany
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Kevin takes on Germany

I have been a member of Ghetto Classics, since 2012. As soon as I finished High school I had a dream, my dream was to learn how to repair the music instruments, I didn’t know how this would work but I knew there would come a way. When I completed school in 2016 I got a...

KNYO Concert – 22nd September 2019
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KNYO Concert – 22nd September 2019

The National Youth Orchestra presents #KNYORes21 where they will be performing the repertoire from the August residential. The concert will take place at Rosslyn Riviera and it will be an afternoon of musical excellence.

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....

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