Kabul’s First Music School
Music and courage always seem to go hand in hand.
Nowhere is that phenomenon more true today than in Kabul, Afghanistan, where a courageous man has opened the struggling nation’s first post-Taliban music school, according to a post on Norman Lebrecht’s Slipped Disc blog.
Dr. Ahmad Sarmast founded the Afghan National Institute of Music in 2010. The school now gives 150 Afghan youth – boys and girls – opportunities to learn how to play musical instruments and to play music together in orchestras and wind, rock and jazz bands.
Read more: World exclusive: Inside Kabul’s first music school (SD)