Music

Syrian Band’s Concerts are Music to German Ears

From UNHCR

Singer Abdallah Rahhal stepped on stage as the oud player picked out an intriguing tune. The musicians had met only moments before. Abdallah lifted his voice to meet the oud’s haunting semitones and something clicked. The band Musiqana was born.

This chance meeting in the depths of a Berlin winter marked the start of a […]

26 July 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Sign Language Music by Artist Signmark at the UNESCO Youth Forum

5 November 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

In Venezuela, Music Provides Hope for Impoverished Youth”

Nehyda Alas, a teacher and director of Venezuela’s Teresa Carreño Youth Symphony Orchestra, believes that when children are exposed to music their behaviour improves.
He should know. Alas has been teaching music education to at-risk youth from Caracas’ poor communities, where children and teens are highly vulnerable to being drawn into the violence and crime that […]

25 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|