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Uummannaq Music
Uummannaq Music is founded in 1997 by Jonna Faroe and the head of Uummannaq Children's Home Ann Andreasen.

Music therapy has since then been an important part of the pedagogical work at the Children's Home.

Jonna Faroe is still the director of Uummannaq Music.

Conductor and Composer Joel Spiegelman was appointed 'Cultural Fellow Member' in 2012 for his work for Uummannaq Music.

Ron Alvarez and Sofia Carolina Hernandez Mejia from Venezuela are teachers at Uummannaq Music and uses "El Sistema" as the teaching model.

El Sistema is a tested model of how a music program can both create great musicians and dramatically change the life trajectory of a nation’s neediest kids.

René Kristensen is head of PR and communication at Uummannaq Music.

Read more: The history of Uummannaq Music from 1997 to 2007.

Link to photos on Uummannaq Music


Walking Blues
Guy Davis in Uummannaq, Greenland arranged by Uummannaq Music. Clich the photo to listen



Music videos
Concerts with the Children

The Children's Home Orchestra
Photo: Patrick Morell

The Unison Strings Festival,
February 2015 in Sisimiut. Uummannaq Music participated.
Click the photo to listen.




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