Afghanistan National Institute Of Music

Afghanistan National Institute Of Music

“Since 2010, an Afghan music scholar trained in Australia, aided by a Juilliard-educated violinist and with government backing, has kept a small music school going in Kabul, putting musical instruments into the hands of street kids and striving to make space for girls in a country where education is often denied them.”

They’re playing in DC and at my place of work. Can’t wait.

Click here to read article in New York Times

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Writer and Education Professional. Specialties include Ethics, Personal Memoir, Classical music, Tai Chi, Stress Reduction, Meditation, Coping, Classical Music, Aging, Love, Joy, Compassion and Equanimity (& what interests me.)

3 Responses to Afghanistan National Institute Of Music

  1. Gallivanta says:

    Great article. Enjoy the performance.

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  2. I got to see Homayoun Sakhi (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Homayoun-Sakhi-Afghan-Rubab-Player/195561090490067) perform at the University of Washington last spring: it was amazing. He’s also on one of the Smithsonian’s Central Asian music collections. Highly recommended.

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