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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....

Music, Mentorship and Eyesight Camps
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Music, Mentorship and Eyesight Camps

July has been a great month for the members of Ghetto Classics. In conjunction with the doctors from Leczymy z Misją (Treating with a mission) we have been conduction medical eye checks with the students from our Orchestra for Schools programme in Nairobi, Kiambu and Mombasa. The doctors came with 1890 pairs of glasses donated by the...

Matumaini
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Matumaini

The Youth Theatre of Kenya is proud to present an original musical entitled, “Matumaini“. Matumaini directly translates to “Hopes” in English. And this is exactly what this story tells. Set against a huge dumpsite within the slums, we follow an array of stories and a band of characters who have been tossed aside and forgotten...

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...

KNYO new member Orientation
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KNYO new member Orientation

The National Youth Orchestra of Kenya had its orientation for new members on Saturday 25th of May at the AoM offices at Garden Estate. The turnout was great as 40 new members excitedly arrived for the orientation. The orientation started with an introduction statement and welcoming note from the Music Director, Benjamin Wamocho followed by...

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