This year, Call to Create are celebrating young creativity in a season of multi-discipline performances and moments co-created by young people and established artists from around the world. One of these performances is Where Music Meets produced by National Orchestra for All (NOFA). At the heart of this project is collaboration between exceptional musicians and creative young people. Artistic Director and Founder Marianna Hay explores the question, what happens if young music
Music has long been regarded as the language of the black community, a mode of expression through which generations have shared stories. At the heart of every modern day genre of music, from rap to rock, the influence of the black experience is evident. Classical music, however, has continued to appear as an exclusive, class-bound ceiling, and to many, elitist entertainment. Dispelling the myth that young black people do not enjoy classical music is a programme called Kuumba.