Outreach

We are delighted that Cayenna’s perspective on our Ensemble Zohra project has been published on the Oxford Arts Blog. In Afghanistan, young women making music in public is a bold political act. To been seen, to be heard — particularly through...
  • February 18, 2019
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For information about the Afghan project Click here For a couple of months our Associate Conductor Cayenna Ponchione and OSJ musicians have provided distance learning to the students of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM). The experience is proving greatly...
  • December 17, 2018
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Da Capo Orchestra – Symphonic holidays – has pledged to support our Afghan Womens Orchestra project with the proceeds of a fundraising concert in Cefalu on 13 October. Last year they raised 420E to support the Youth Orchestra of Balanyá, a...
  • July 26, 2018
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We are delighted to announce that the Derrill Allat Foundation has awarded OSJ a grant towards our Displaced Voices project in November. The project engages with refugees and asylum seekers through hands-on creative musical practices, gives voice to their experiences through musical...
  • July 16, 2018
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A series of events continues this week that aims to generate dialogue around the issues facing refugees in the UK. Initiated by Baroness Jan Royall, Principal of Oxford’s Somerville College, the series has engaged policymakers, academics, charities, students and members...
  • July 5, 2018
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