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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.

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

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

UPI Advisory BoardUPI was inaugurated in 2009 by HSH the Prince Albert II of Monaco, Professor Jean Malaurie and Arthur Chilingarov, ex-Vice-President of the Russian Parliament
Uummannaq Musik plays for Ban Ki-moon, his wife and Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Photo: Leiff Josefsen Concerts with the Children

The Children's Home Orchestra
Photo: Patrick Morell
Walking Blues

Guy Davis in Uummannaq, Greenland
arranged by 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.
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Uummannaq Music Videos

Arrival of music instruments at the Children's Home

Greenland-Venezuela Oct 2013 Uummannaq Children's Home and The Orchestra School, Nuuk
Last update - Opdateret d. 19.5.2015