In rural Ivory Coast children of a philharmonic orchestra dream big

4 June 2024
2024-06-04 10:11

In Odienne, a small town north of Ivory Coast, a philharmonic orchestra, the first of its kind in the country, has been formed with over a hundred children.

Many of these rural musicians had never seen an instrument before joining. Now, these budding artists, like 9-year-old violinist Leila, are daring to dream big, with aspirations of becoming professional musicians, crediting the orchestra for changing their lives.

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