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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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Looking forward to auditioning again in 2025 and hopefully having even more of our AMP learners taking part in the next Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course ... See MoreSee Less

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An intense but fulfilling 5 day Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course. ... See MoreSee Less

An intense but fulfilling 5 day Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

Beautiful memories of a week well spent with Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course ... See MoreSee Less

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Testament to their journey through AMP, which some began 12 years ago, these four alumni are now actively involved with the project. They can turn their hand to anything: teaching, performing, sound engineering, venue set up and providing support to our younger learners.

Thanks to the ECJWO organizers for the opportunity to see how their programme all comes together 'from behind the scenes'. The week together has been immensely valuable and given us much to reflect on.

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMP's STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals.

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlives
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Testament to their journey through AMP, which some began 12 years ago, these four alumni are now actively involved with the project. They can turn their hand to anything: teaching, performing, sound engineering, venue set up and providing support to our younger learners.

Thanks to the ECJWO organizers for the opportunity to see how their programme all comes together from behind the scenes. The week together has been immensely valuable and given us much to reflect on.

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or 
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
https://accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMPs STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals. 

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlivesImage attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment
4 weeks ago
Access Music Project

Affirming experience!

AMP has an alumni/intern assisting with teaching and three learners in the woodwind section:
Inathi Dlamini (clarinet)
Siyabulela Mfuku (assistant saxophone teacher)
Iviwe Katiya (saxophone)
Imange Mbonda (saxophone)

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMP's STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals.

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlives
... See MoreSee Less

Affirming experience!

AMP has an alumni/intern assisting with teaching and three learners in the woodwind section:
Inathi Dlamini (clarinet)
Siyabulela Mfuku (assistant saxophone teacher)
Iviwe Katiya (saxophone)
Imange Mbonda (saxophone)

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or 
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
https://accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMPs STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals. 

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlivesImage attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment
4 weeks ago
Access Music Project

Connecting experience!

Some of our learners successfully auditioned for the ECjWO this week, can you find the AMP trombone players:
Lelethu Mlatsha
Yola Nonxuba
Indiphile Poswa

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMP's STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.

We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals.

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlives
... See MoreSee Less

Connecting experience!

Some of our learners successfully auditioned for the ECjWO this week, can you find the AMP trombone players:
Lelethu Mlatsha
Yola Nonxuba
Indiphile Poswa

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or 
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
https://accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMPs STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.

We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals. 

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlivesImage attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment
4 weeks ago
Access Music Project

Inspiring experience!

Some of our interns are adding to the percussion section. Can you spot them:
Uyathandwa Madinda
Xolelani Matsamgo (Zorro)
Bulelani Mfuku

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMP's STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.

We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals.

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlives
... See MoreSee Less

Inspiring experience!

Some of our interns are adding to the percussion section. Can you spot them:
Uyathandwa Madinda
Xolelani Matsamgo (Zorro)
Bulelani Mfuku

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or 
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
https://accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMPs STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.

We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals. 

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlivesImage attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

Congratulations Inathi Dlamini for successfully auditioning for the Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course.

We know it will be hard work but will develop your confidence and be an exciting experience.

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMP's STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals.

Jenny Truter Brand
#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood #empoweringlives
... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations Inathi Dlamini for successfully auditioning for the Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course.

We know it will be hard work but will develop your confidence and be an exciting experience. 

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or 
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
https://accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMPs STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals.

Jenny Truter Brand 
#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood #empoweringlivesImage attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment

Congratulations Imange Mbonda and Iviwe Katiya for successfully auditioning for the Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course.

We know it will be hard work but will develop your confidence and be an exciting experience.

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMP's STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals.

Nombulelo Secondary school Ntsika Secondary School
#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood #empoweringlives
... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations Imange Mbonda and Iviwe Katiya for successfully auditioning for the Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course.

We know it will be hard work but will develop your confidence and be an exciting experience. 

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or 
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
https://accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMPs STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals.

Nombulelo Secondary school Ntsika Secondary School  
#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood #empoweringlivesImage attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment
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Looking forward to auditioning again in 2025 and hopefully having even more of our AMP learners taking part in the next Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course ... See MoreSee Less

Looking forward to auditioning again in 2025 and hopefully having even more of our AMP learners taking part in the next Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra CourseImage attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

An intense but fulfilling 5 day Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course. ... See MoreSee Less

An intense but fulfilling 5 day Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

Beautiful memories of a week well spent with Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra Course ... See MoreSee Less

Beautiful memories of a week well spent with Eastern Cape Wind Orchestra CourseImage attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

Testament to their journey through AMP, which some began 12 years ago, these four alumni are now actively involved with the project. They can turn their hand to anything: teaching, performing, sound engineering, venue set up and providing support to our younger learners.

Thanks to the ECJWO organizers for the opportunity to see how their programme all comes together 'from behind the scenes'. The week together has been immensely valuable and given us much to reflect on.

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMP's STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals.

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlives
... See MoreSee Less

Testament to their journey through AMP, which some began 12 years ago, these four alumni are now actively involved with the project. They can turn their hand to anything: teaching, performing, sound engineering, venue set up and providing support to our younger learners.

Thanks to the ECJWO organizers for the opportunity to see how their programme all comes together from behind the scenes. The week together has been immensely valuable and given us much to reflect on.

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or 
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
https://accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMPs STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals. 

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlivesImage attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment
4 weeks ago
Access Music Project

Affirming experience!

AMP has an alumni/intern assisting with teaching and three learners in the woodwind section:
Inathi Dlamini (clarinet)
Siyabulela Mfuku (assistant saxophone teacher)
Iviwe Katiya (saxophone)
Imange Mbonda (saxophone)

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMP's STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals.

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlives
... See MoreSee Less

Affirming experience!

AMP has an alumni/intern assisting with teaching and three learners in the woodwind section:
Inathi Dlamini (clarinet)
Siyabulela Mfuku (assistant saxophone teacher)
Iviwe Katiya (saxophone)
Imange Mbonda (saxophone)

Join our community and become involved with support:
funding
donations
volunteering or 
surprise us with a whole new idea for collaboration / partnership...
https://accessmusic.org.za/about/

AMPs STORY
AMP was established in 2011 and has continued to grow from strength to strength through the support of a community of learners, teachers, friends and funders.
We have a carefully structured series of programmes from foundational music learning at primary school level, up to our Internship programmes at post-school level, which assist with bridging learners to tertiary studies and the creative industry.

VISION
For South Africa’s youth to have equal ACCESS to music education, creative industry, cultural heritage and artistic possibilities.

MISSION
To enable young musical people, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to realise musical futures through a solid and competitive music education, towards the development of outstanding musicians, performers and creative professionals. 

#sef #SocialEmploymentFund #workforcommongood
#empoweringlivesImage attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment
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