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KENYA INTERNATIONAL CELLO
FESTIVAL

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EAST AFRICA'S FIRST CLASSICAL & TRADITIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

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The Kenya International Cello Festival brings artists from across the world for one-of-a-kind performances in Kenya in May 2022.

 

Born out of a deep dedication to the students of Ghetto Classics in Korogocho, a youth education program in one of Africa's most impoverished communities, the festival's repertoire reflects the wide tapestry of voices interwoven within the multicultural fabric of the festival.

Throughout the week-long program, students benefit  from a series of masterclasses focused on the holistic development of an artist. 

 

Some courses include:

  • Sound from Breath

  • Listening as an Approach to Learning

  • Playing with Ease (Tension-Free)

  • Rhythm as Language and Gesture

  • Pedagogy for Teachers

  • The Art of Practice

  • It’s Electric! An Introduction to Electroacoustics

The 2022 Kenya International Cello Festival was made possible by our generous sponsors and supporters.

 

To learn more about how you can be a part to the next KICF, please connect with us by clicking 'Contact KICF' below.

 

FESTIVAL TEAM 

ARTISTIC DIRECTION

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ROBERT HOWARD

CELLO

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REBECCA MERBLUM

CELLO

GUEST ARTISTS

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NANCY JO SNIDER

CELLO

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ANTHONY R. GREEN

COMPOSITION

CREATIVE PARTNERS

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JOANNA PRIWIEZIENCEW

DANCE

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RAYMOND OCHIENG ODIPO

DANCE

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YOUNG ARTISTS OF GHETTO CLASSICS
&
GHETTO CLASSICS DANCE

PROGRAM

On May 23rd, 2022, KICF commences its week-long multi-city masterclass and performance tour with the young artists of Ghetto Classics Kenya.

Festival locations and venues include:

Kenya National Theatre

Nairobi

Nanyuki Sports Club

Nanyuki

Mt. Kenya Academy

Mount Kenya

Mpesa Foundation Academy

Thika

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