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Safaricom Youth Orchestra Shine With End Year Concert at Jain Bhavan Center 

David Indeje is Khusoko’s Digital Editor, covering East African markets.
Safaricom Youth Orchestra teams up with Ghetto Classics to present their first-ever public concert after two years.

Safaricom Youth Orchestra staged the end of term concert on Sunday afternoon that featured classical music, Christmas songs to usher in the holiday spirit.

They also featured the Safaricom fun fare song in celebration of 21 years of Safaricom. 

This was the first physical concert in 2 years.

“We continue to support young talent, especially in the creative industry to give them a platform, opportunities to transform their lives and go beyond to achieve their dreams,” Safaricom said.

“As we celebrate the great milestones that the Safaricom Youth Orchestra has achieved this year, despite the pandemic year they have managed to go beyond the obstacles and strive to keep the momentum going.”

Safaricom PLC has contracted The Art of Music to run the Safaricom Youth Orchestra. The Art of Music provides the administrative framework for the orchestra from running yearly auditions, arranging weekly rehearsals, hiring of teaching and support staff and instrument care.

The Safaricom Youth Orchestra members have been receiving their music lessons through e-learning using 4G-enabled mobile handsets from Safaricom ever since Covid-19 was reported in Kenya.

It was started in 2014. The Art of Music  Foundation runs the Safaricom Youth Orchestra by providing the administrative framework for the orchestra from running yearly auditions, arranging weekly rehearsals, hiring teaching and support staff and instrument care.

David Indeje is Khusoko’s Digital Editor, covering East African markets.

In my role as Community Engagement Editor For Khusoko, I care about our audience. engaging them, getting news delivered to them across a variety of platforms, and expanding the diversity of voices on our website.

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