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What’s all
that noise?

Venture down Sani street on a weekday afternoon and you may hear the sounds of Ma Brrr, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Purcell, Michael Jackson, fanfares, umxhentso, dubstep, Bob Marley, Jonas Gwangwa… or something else you’ve never heard before. Trombones, marimbas, bass guitar… piano, voices, cellos, drums… shouts, whispers, booms, clicks, screams… it’s the sound of young people working, playing; the singing of beating hearts and the creaking of expanding minds.  Access Music Project (AMP) is an Eastern Cape music education centre connecting young people with their creative identities and opportunities in the creative economy, in partnership with local schools. AMP was established in response to the problem of young potential musicians not having access to music studies. In many schools music is not an option for study, and arts in general have little priority. AMP’s model is that of a centre where human and physical resources are pooled to serve learners from various under-resourced schools, enabling the creation of a well-equipped, diverse and high quality music programme. Engagement with arts provides a space in which children can explore those parts of their selves that cannot be understood through words, and develop critical and alternative ways of thinking and expression. The opportunity to study music formally can open up another world of pathways for children who are talented and aspiring musicians.

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AMP is one the few, creative Non Profit organization in Eastern Cape that teach professional music education based in Makhanda.

From 23 May to 28 May 2022 our learners will be writing mid-term exams. Our learners are so excited as always.
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AMP is one the few, creative Non Profit organization in Eastern Cape that teach professional music education based in Makhanda. 

From 23 May to 28 May 2022 our learners will be writing mid-term exams. Our learners are so excited as always.

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Good luck to all the students! They are going to be amaizing!

Best of luck to all the students taking part 🎶

AMP Orchestra band just after their amazing performances at St Andrew's DSG Music festival.

One person from the audience came to Mr Zondeka and Mr Walwyn after the performance and say 'Access Music Project (AMP) group performed outstandingly'.
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AMP Orchestra band just after their amazing performances at St Andrews DSG Music festival.

One person from the audience came to Mr Zondeka and Mr Walwyn after the performance and say Access Music Project (AMP) group performed outstandingly.

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They did perform outstandingly 👏🏾🎺

AMP supporters can win big by swiping their MySchool cards in April! MySchool will compare AMP's total number of swipes from April 2021, against the total number of swipes in April 2022.

10 CAUSES with the highest percentage growth in swipes will win their share of OVER R600 000 CASH.

Supporters will be able to win their own share of OVER R600 000 CASH.

Each swipe is an entry. The more you swipe your MySchool or linked Woolies card, the closer you (and AMP) will get to winning.

Competition dates: 1 - 30 April 2022
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AMP supporters can win big by swiping their MySchool cards in April! MySchool will compare AMPs total number of swipes from April 2021, against the total number of swipes in April 2022.

10 CAUSES with the highest percentage growth in swipes will win their share of OVER R600 000 CASH.

Supporters will be able to win their own share of OVER R600 000 CASH.

Each swipe is an entry. The more you swipe your MySchool or linked Woolies card, the closer you (and AMP) will get to winning.

Competition dates: 1 - 30 April 2022
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AMP's new trombone group takes a journey to Havana with their teacher. ... See MoreSee Less

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Access Music Project

A short clip of Thandeka Mfinyongo's workshop with AMP learners last week - singing Madosini's 'Uveni'. ... See MoreSee Less

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