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7 days ago
Access Music Project

Many thanks for the incredible donation of a beautiful piano from the Ma family in Gauteng. We are finding great joy in having such a wonderful instrument for piano lessons and accompaniment -especially as we enter our exam period.

Happy piano exam candidates with Virgil Matrass, piano teacher, and our beautiful piano.

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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.
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Many thanks for the incredible donation of a beautiful piano from the Ma family in Gauteng.  We are finding great joy in having such a wonderful instrument for piano lessons and accompaniment  -especially as we enter our exam period.

Happy piano exam candidates with Virgil Matrass, piano teacher, and our beautiful piano.

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.

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Virgil Franklin Matrass 🎹💪🏾🎼🎵

1 week ago
Access Music Project

Well done to our beginner trumpeters Onothando Krali & Avela Twani who couldn't wait to have the opportunity to perform with their teacher Gareth Walwyn.

Congratulations to all our AMP learners who took part in the SAC/DSG Music Festival. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear music students from other institutions and practice the art of performance.

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.
... See MoreSee Less

Well done to our beginner trumpeters Onothando Krali & Avela Twani who couldnt wait to have the opportunity to perform with their teacher Gareth Walwyn.

Congratulations to all our AMP learners who took part in the SAC/DSG Music Festival. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear music students from other institutions and practice the art of performance.  

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.Image attachment

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What a marvelous job you guys do ❤️

1 week ago
Access Music Project

Congratulations to all our AMP learners who took part in the SAC/DSG Music Festival. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear music students from other institutions and practice the art of performance.

Well done Olwenene Depi (violin), Akhanya Ntame (trumpet), Lihlumile Nyengane (saxophone),Iviwe Xalabile (saxophone) and our beginner trumpeters Onothando Krali & Avela Twani.

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.
... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to all our AMP learners who took part in the SAC/DSG Music Festival. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear music students from other institutions and practice the art of performance.  

Well done Olwenene Depi (violin), Akhanya Ntame (trumpet), Lihlumile Nyengane (saxophone),Iviwe Xalabile (saxophone) and our beginner trumpeters Onothando Krali & Avela Twani.

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.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment
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7 days ago
Access Music Project

Many thanks for the incredible donation of a beautiful piano from the Ma family in Gauteng. We are finding great joy in having such a wonderful instrument for piano lessons and accompaniment -especially as we enter our exam period.

Happy piano exam candidates with Virgil Matrass, piano teacher, and our beautiful piano.

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.
... See MoreSee Less

Many thanks for the incredible donation of a beautiful piano from the Ma family in Gauteng.  We are finding great joy in having such a wonderful instrument for piano lessons and accompaniment  -especially as we enter our exam period.

Happy piano exam candidates with Virgil Matrass, piano teacher, and our beautiful piano.

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.

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Virgil Franklin Matrass 🎹💪🏾🎼🎵

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1 week ago
Access Music Project

Well done to our beginner trumpeters Onothando Krali & Avela Twani who couldn't wait to have the opportunity to perform with their teacher Gareth Walwyn.

Congratulations to all our AMP learners who took part in the SAC/DSG Music Festival. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear music students from other institutions and practice the art of performance.

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.
... See MoreSee Less

Well done to our beginner trumpeters Onothando Krali & Avela Twani who couldnt wait to have the opportunity to perform with their teacher Gareth Walwyn.

Congratulations to all our AMP learners who took part in the SAC/DSG Music Festival. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear music students from other institutions and practice the art of performance.  

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.Image attachment

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What a marvelous job you guys do ❤️

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1 week ago
Access Music Project

Congratulations to all our AMP learners who took part in the SAC/DSG Music Festival. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear music students from other institutions and practice the art of performance.

Well done Olwenene Depi (violin), Akhanya Ntame (trumpet), Lihlumile Nyengane (saxophone),Iviwe Xalabile (saxophone) and our beginner trumpeters Onothando Krali & Avela Twani.

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.
... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to all our AMP learners who took part in the SAC/DSG Music Festival. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear music students from other institutions and practice the art of performance.  

Well done Olwenene Depi (violin), Akhanya Ntame (trumpet), Lihlumile Nyengane (saxophone),Iviwe Xalabile (saxophone) and our beginner trumpeters Onothando Krali & Avela Twani.

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.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

The Soweto String Quartet workshop with AMP String Ensemble was an inspiring opportunity. Many thanks to Themba Mashobane (member of SSQ and part time cello teacher at AMP) for organizing this event.

Photographer: Akhanya Ntame (AMP student)

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
Joza Youth Hub
RUCE: Rhodes University Community Engagement Makana Community Orchestra Ntsika Secondary School Rhodes University Department of Music and Musicology St Andrew's College Music Society of Makhanda Nombulelo Secondary school Mary Waters High School, Grahamstown DSG Grahamstown Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra
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The Soweto String Quartet workshop with AMP String Ensemble was an inspiring opportunity. Many thanks to Themba Mashobane (member of SSQ and part time cello teacher at AMP) for organizing this event.

Photographer: Akhanya Ntame (AMP student) 

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
#empoweringlives
Joza Youth Hub 
RUCE: Rhodes University Community Engagement Makana Community Orchestra Ntsika Secondary School Rhodes University Department of Music and Musicology St Andrews College Music Society of Makhanda Nombulelo Secondary school Mary Waters High School, Grahamstown DSG Grahamstown Mzansi National Philharmonic OrchestraImage attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

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Fantastic initiative, AMP!

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2 weeks ago
Access Music Project

"Most Promising Performer" was awarded to Inathi Dlamini at the recent Mini Maestro Competition in Makhanda. Inathi is taking clarinet lessons with Jenny Truter Brand and is a dedicated and focused student who deserves this recognition. Congratulations Inathi, we are so proud of you!

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
Nombulelo Secondary school
Ntsika Secondary School
ABRSM
DSG Grahamstown
Joza Youth Hub St Andrew's College Mary Waters High School, Grahamstown Music Society of Makhanda RUCE: Rhodes University Community Engagement Rhodes University Department of Music and Musicology Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra
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Most Promising Performer was awarded to Inathi Dlamini at the recent Mini Maestro Competition in Makhanda.  Inathi is taking clarinet lessons with Jenny Truter Brand and is a dedicated and focused student who deserves this recognition.  Congratulations Inathi, we are so proud of you!

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
#empoweringlives
Nombulelo Secondary school
Ntsika Secondary School
ABRSM
DSG Grahamstown
Joza Youth Hub St Andrews College Mary Waters High School, Grahamstown Music Society of Makhanda RUCE: Rhodes University Community Engagement Rhodes University Department of Music and Musicology Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra

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Wonderful news.

Congratulations 🎊 ❤️❤️

Well done, Inathi!

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Thank you RUCE: Rhodes University Community Engagement for inviting AMP to take part in an extraordinary conference around Community Engagement. It has been inspirational and a chance to connect with a like-minded community of people who have heart and want to participate in serving the citizens of our country. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you RUCE: Rhodes University Community Engagement for inviting AMP to take part in an extraordinary conference around Community Engagement. It has been inspirational and a chance to connect with a like-minded community of people who have heart and want to participate in serving the citizens of our country.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

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So sad to have missed this! What an inspiring opportunity for those who were there!

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Leading from the front, Lihlumile Nyengane (vocalist in the black dress and only 16 years old) doing AMP proud in the collaborative concert with Soweto String Quartet and Makana Community Orchestra

AMP was represented on stage with 17 AMP learners and alumni (4 cello, 6 violin, 3 saxophone, 1 trumpet,1 bass guitar,1 double bass and a vocalist) as well as many of our teachers and staff: Themba Mashobane (Cello), Ilana Chirombo (violin), Gareth Walwyn (trombone), Rory Camp (Percussion), Bridget Harrison (Piano/Percussion) and Virgil Matrass (Piano).

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
Nombulelo Secondary school
Ntsika Secondary School
ABRSM
DSG Grahamstown
Joza Youth Hub St Andrew's College Mary Waters High School, Grahamstown Music Society of Makhanda RUCE: Rhodes University Community Engagement Rhodes University Department of Music and Musicology Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra
... See MoreSee Less

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Quality to be proud of! Well done to everyone involved.

Those voices were out of this world!

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A life-changing event for those on stage and in the audience.

AMP was represented on stage with 17 AMP learners and alumni (4 cello, 6 violin, 3 saxophone, 1 trumpet,1 bass guitar,1 double bass and a vocalist) as well as many of our teachers and staff: Themba Mashobane (Cello), Ilana Chirombo (violin), Gareth Walwyn (trombone), Rory Camp (Percussion), Bridget Harrison (Piano/Percussion) and Virgil Matrass (Piano).

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

A life-changing event for those on stage and in the audience.

AMP was represented on stage with 17 AMP learners and alumni (4 cello, 6 violin, 3 saxophone, 1 trumpet,1 bass guitar,1 double bass and a vocalist) as well as many of our teachers and staff:  Themba Mashobane (Cello), Ilana Chirombo (violin), Gareth Walwyn (trombone), Rory Camp (Percussion), Bridget Harrison (Piano/Percussion) and Virgil Matrass (Piano).

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+4Image attachment
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