Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
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)