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Engaging young people in classical music

Posted on: Mon 5 Jun 2017

“The sound of the orchestra isn’t alien to young people”

The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Festival of Learning and Participation’ started last Friday, it gives children of all ages an opportunity to engage and create music. The festival has been successful in engaging young people with classical music in a new and relevant way.

You can find more information about the Learning and Participation here.

Jennie Lenman speaks with the festival’s leader and award-winning composer Paul Rissman about the week-long festival and his experience of watching young people learn the beauty of music.

Produced by Milly Schultz-Boylen

Image Sourced from Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

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