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WUSATE BIRHAN ABERA MUSIC TRAINING CENTRE FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED,

Country:

ETHIOPIA

State:

City:

ADDIS ABABA


Street Address:

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Postal Address:

PO Box 27436/1000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Program:

Diploma program

Details:

Diploma of Music. Three years. Studies in performance on traditional instruments - kirar, masinko, traditional drums, performance in bands, entrepreneurship, pedagogy.


Institution Notes:

This institution, founded in 2001 offers music training for young people with visual impairment. The Centre, with support from a Swedish Culture Foundation (Selam), lobbies higher education institutions to admit visually impaired students, offers vocational training opportunities in the music industry and prepares young musicians for entry to full-time music and music industry programs. The long-term aim is to fund a program for a three-year diploma in music education. Interested students with vision impairment are offered scholarships and allowances for transport and lunch at the centre.


Last Updated:

June 2020