22 feb 2016 – This week saw the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra launch its innovative Music Education Programme. The educational programme aims to enlighten and empower young musicians and new audiences by engaging them with the vibrancy and drama of classical music. This project, which took place at the House of Parliament over three days, demonstrated the power of inclusive and active involvement with symphonic scale music making.
The last session took place in the Parliament Chamber on Wednesday 24th February. The final performance featured a brand new, site-specific performance, composed and performed by young Maltese musicians. Reported in the press, and with Mr Speaker and various members of parliament enhancing the performance on percussion, the launch of this innovative music education programme was a deemed a great success and enjoyed by tutors and students alike.