Lockdown presented a miriad of challenges, many of which were successfully mitigated, and we are so proud to have managed to settle into an online learning offering via Whatsapp, which kept the children engaged and ensured the continuiation of progress.

Some of our children were limited by their circumstances and struggled to practice, and we arranged accommodation in town, where they could stay together comfortably (with one of our lovely mothers to take good care of them), attend lessons, and practice to their hearts’ content.  

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A full size violin for Siphesande

A full size violin for Siphesande

Siphesande Makele is the first of the current Muzukidz generation to outgrow her 3/4 size violin. She has been working extremely hard, especially during lockdown when the children were required to practise independently under challenging circumstances. Siphesande...

Muzukidz learn “al fresco” during lockdown

Muzukidz learn “al fresco” during lockdown

Muzukidz loved learning in alternative spaces during the lockdown. Whatever it takes, we will continue to make music! Here are a few moments from our last week of lessons and playing before the children return to their classrooms. Other News

Beautiful News features Muzukidz

Beautiful News features Muzukidz

On 20 July 2020, Beautiful News published a beautiful insert entitled "How free online violin lessons are orchestrating hope in townships".  Watch it here: In South Africa’s townships, the melodies of violins fill empty streets. While under lockdown due to COVID-19,...