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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...

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...

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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

Link Up Orchestra Sings – February 2018
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Link Up Orchestra Sings – February 2018

The Orchestra for Schools Initiative was officially launched in 2016 featuring 5 schools in Nairobi. In 2017 this expanded and we now teach the Carnegie Hall Link Up recorder curriculum to 14 primary schools across Nairobi, Kiambu and Mombasa;  St John’s Primary School, Muthangari Primary School, Farasi Lane Primary School, Huruma Primary School, North Highridge...

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...

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...