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Latin America

#RetrospectivaNEOJIBA

NEOJIBA in Brazil honored their 2018 accomplishments with a week-long Facebook campaign called #RetrospectivaNEOJIBA (NEOJIBA Retrospective). The program posted about the most memorable moments that marked 2018, from benefit concerts and trips to features of new projects. One such post: Na #RetrospectivaNEOJIBA de hoje...
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La Red Brings Its Original Music to the U.S.A.

La Red de Escuelas de Música de Medellín (The Music School Network of Medellín) toured the East Coast of the United States in November. Eighty students from La Red’s 27 music schools across Medellín, Colombia were selected through auditions to be...
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Teachers from Mexico and Germany Learn Together

In October, ten teachers from Musica Para la Vida (Music for Life) in Mexico traveled to Berlin, Germany to participate in an international seminar, organized in part by the Federal Association of Cultural Education for Children and Youth of Germany. The...
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Mexican Conductor’s Tribute to Maestro Abreu

Watch a moving 4-minute tribute to Jose Antonio Abreu by Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra, who was invited many times by Maestro Abreu to guest-conduct the Simon Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela.  De la Parra, currently the music director of...
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Medellín welcomes Composer Arturo Márquez

The 12th annual Festival of Books and Culture  was recently held in Medellín, Colombia. The final evening of the festival featured a performance by members of the Orquesta Filarmónica de Medellín, Iberacademy, Sinfónica de Antioquia, and Orquesta Sinfónica EAFIT, under the...
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Batuta’s “Music at the Borders”

The Colombian project “Music at the Borders” was created to improve the quality of life of the inhabitants of the border areas of the country.  The project is run by the country’s national Sistema program, the National Batuta Foundation, and...
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