2018 Training Campus for Non-formal Teaching Methods – Addis Ababa

11th September – 4th October 2018
2nd East African Global Music Training Campus

23-day mobility activity for youth workers from 5 partner institutions (Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda). Each partner country sent a group of 7 youth workers for intensive music training. South Sudan sent 3 youth workers.

The second 23-day music training Campus for youth workers was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Campus was coordinated and run by the GMA in Berlin in close collaboration with the Jazz Amba Music School and the Goethe-Institut in Ethiopia.

The program focussed on the second semester of the first year of the of the innovative 2 year curriculum developed for the region. There were 4 intensive four day sessions. After this the participants were examined on the context of the program. The last day of the program was devoted to a final concert by all the participants at the Goethe-Institut.

The modules taught were Body Percussion, Rhythmic Reading and Writing, Melodic Reading, Harmony & Ear Training, Keyboard Harmony, Main Instrument and Ensemble. There were 6 experienced trainers, three from Berlin, two from Ethiopia and one from Zimbabwe.