AL SUNUNU EAST JERUSALEM

The project was implemented in East Jerusalem from 2011 until 2015 benefiting a total of 49 children aged 9 to 14 years old.

In 2015, there is 1 choir bringing together children from UNRWA, public and private schools located in East Jerusalem area. Lessons took place at the Edward Saïd National Conservatory of Music.

Today, this choir is sustained by the Edward Saïd National Conservatory of Music.

CONCERTS

During the project, Al Sununu choirs participated in concerts organised in honour of AER’s visits as well as other occasions. At the end of each year, a graduation concert was organised to award students with a certificate of completion.

2012:

– July: ESNCM hall.

– November: Dar al Tifil School Theatre, one in the presence of AER’s and RVF’s members and one for the International Child Day.

2013:

April:

– concert-rehearsal at Dar Al Nadwa Theatre in Bethlehem.

– concert via satellite held at Dar Al Nadwa Theatre in Bethlehem, with the participation of Sana Moussa

– June: AER Graduation

2014:

– February: AER Graduation

2015:

– Graduation

WORKSHOPS

During the project, Al Sununu choirs and teachers were invited to participate in workshops and trainings.

2012:

– February: music workshop at the ESNCM activity centre in Birzeit with a Dabkeh trainer for all Al Sununu choirs.

– November: music workshop at the ESNCM activity centre in Birzeit for all Al Sununu choirs.

2013:

– March: music workshop at the ESNCM with members of Guildhall School of Music and Drama from London.

– May: music workshop at the ESNCM with André De Quardos, choirmaster from Boston University.

Music teacher: Samira Kharouby