Kabul’s First Music School

Kabul's hills are alive with the sound of music.(Photo: Todd Huffman)
Kabul's hills are alive with the sound of music.(Photo: Todd Huffman)

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)

Comments
  • Emmajosee

     Many thank Dr. Ahmad for your great foundation in
    the true spirit of music. Considering these Afghan youth’s music careers is a
    really brilliant step forward. I also have a similar music
    school in London, UK
    where I also manage music
    lesson to the inspiring students of different age & I know what it means to
    run an academy like this. Inspirational,thanks!
     

  • Emmajosee

    Many thank Dr. Ahmad for your great foundation in
    the true spirit of music. Considering these Afghan youth’s music careers is a
    really brilliant step forward. I also have a similar music
    school in London, UK
    where I also manage music
    lesson to the inspiring students of different age & I know what it means to
    run an academy like this. Inspirational,thanks!