Friends of Kampala Music School

Please donate via our website: http://friendsofkms.org.uk
Or via: http://www.justgiving.com/friendso

Kampala Music School is all about bringing Ugandan musicians together, making music accessible to those who can’t afford what is often seen as a luxury. Help more Ugandan children discover the power of healing through the art of music.

KMS at 20!! 24/03/2021

KMS at 20!!

The video is finally here. Our twenty-year journey has been captured in the reflections of KMS in this video. Hear directly from Founders, Directors, Teachers and Students. Take the journey with us.
https://youtu.be/f8zvFP4Cy3k

KMS at 20!! KMS @ 20Kampala Music School is 20 Years old! Celebrate with us today. Join us as we have reflections from Founders, Directors, Teachers and Students as we w...

Helping KMS through COVID-19 and Lockdown 01/12/2020

Helping KMS through COVID-19 and Lockdown

LIVE NOW! Help us today, Dec 1 as you from 8:00am - 7:59am, Dec 2 (EAT) 5:00am - 4:59am, Dec 2 (GMT) when all donations to our fund up to $2,500 will be included in the computation for the bonus funds. The more we raise in this appeals the bigger our share in the $1m incentive fund. Donate via https://bit.ly/3gA5Xzq

Helping KMS through COVID-19 and Lockdown With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting everyday life, we thank you for your continued support. Right now Kampala Music School (KMS) faces new challenges due to the impact of Lockdown and social distancing. The music school building is shut and we have had to take lessons online where possible. However...

Helping KMS through COVID-19 and Lockdown 13/05/2020

Helping KMS through COVID-19 and Lockdown

KMS is fundraising to help us pus through this period. Do go to https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/helping-kms-through-covid-19-and-lockdown/ for more details

Helping KMS through COVID-19 and Lockdown With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting everyday life, we thank you for your continued support. Right now Kampala Music School (KMS) faces new challenges due to the impact of Lockdown and social distancing. The music school building is shut and we have had to take lessons online where possible. However...

11/09/2019

Are you travelling from England to Uganda this year with spare space in your suitcase, or know someone who is?
The music school are in need of donations of:

1. Violin strings
2. Saxophone Reeds (alto, soprano, tenor)
3. Oboe reeds
4. Bassoon reeds
5. Drum kit
6. Small guitars
7. Guitar pegs
8. Capos
9. Guitar strings
10. Guitar bags
11. Cello spikes (5)
12. Cello Rosin
13. Keyboards
14. Combo/Amplifier
15. Books with graded brass pieces above grade 5 ABRSM

Please get in touch if you can help with these items and/or transporting them to Uganda. Thank you 🎹🎹

18/07/2019
02/07/2019
22/09/2018

Yo-Yo Ma on Music and Arts Education

YES

02/09/2018

Dog can sing and play the piano

25/08/2018

Think you were too old to learn an instrument? Well think again. At Kampala Music School we have flexible musical classes for all ages. Children's programme for ages 3-5 years, daily and holiday music lessons for students and after work sundown music lessons for the parents and working class.
For details, Call or whatsapp us on 0773 327414 or email us on [email protected].

08/05/2018

Hidden Drummers of Iran - Trailer

"Music can bring people together in this rapidly changing world in which we live"

22/04/2018

'I wish you music to help with the burdens of life, and to help you release your happiness to others' - Ludwig van Beethoven

06/04/2018

Kampala Music School are on Intagram!
Like, share, follow.
Thank you

27/03/2018
26/11/2017

Christmas card alert! Beautiful prints of nativity batiks by Ugandan artists.

6 cards for £5 (or £1 for 1) + P&P

Get in touch to order for yourself, or bulk-buy for your local Christmas market, carol concert, school fete etc.

18/10/2017

We're excited for those pupils from Chetham's School of Music soon to be visiting KMS and Uganda for the 'Commonwealth Resounds Gala Concert 2017'

10/10/2017

FKMS need you - get in touch with your fundraising ideas!

26/09/2017

Plastic Bottle Houses

Kampala is forever buzzing with creativity 🙌

29/08/2017

The KMS cello ensemble will be showing off all their hard work and performing in the cathedral this evening 🙌🎉

21/07/2017

‘If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.’ Jimi Hendrix

Supporting 20 talented students to study music 23/06/2017

Supporting 20 talented students to study music

95% of KMS’s 27 teachers are former bursary students. Help us fund the next generation! We have 7 days...
https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/supporting-talented-students-to-study-music/?utm_content=Your%20project%20has%20been%20pre-approved%21&utm_campaign=project-preapproved&utm_source=email2.globalgiving.org&utm_medium=email

Supporting 20 talented students to study music There are many talented musicians in Uganda who have not had the opportunity to develop their musical skills. Kampala Music School (KMS) is the centre of excellence in Uganda for the teaching and learning of classical & jazz music. A bursary scheme enables talented musicians who could otherwise not…

Supporting 20 talented students to study music 13/06/2017

Supporting 20 talented students to study music

FUNDRAISING PUSH! Please follow this link to donate £8 and find out why:

Supporting 20 talented students to study music There are many talented musicians in Uganda who have not had the opportunity to develop their musical skills. Kampala Music School (KMS) is the centre of excellence in Uganda for the teaching and learning of classical & jazz music. A bursary scheme enables talented musicians who could otherwise not…

05/06/2017

What an exciting school to support and promote - the music, fun and concerts at KMS never stop! Get involved 😃

Timeline photos 12/05/2017

KMS symphony orchestra have another exciting concert coming up! Can you or someone you know also host a fundraising concert for KMS, wherever you are in the world?

Timeline photos 21/04/2017

'I know that most joy in my life has come to me from my violin'
- Albert Einstein

03/04/2017

Are you, or someone you know, a wind instruments teacher up for an adventure? If so, FKMS want to hear from you! We are looking for someone to spend 3-6 months teaching our students and teachers in Uganda. Volunteer position but with flights, accommodation and living allowance/ local wage in return.

Timeline photos 14/03/2017

Timeline photos

Timeline photos 03/03/2017

Lots of lovely concerts and events gong on at KMS as usual!

The Children's concert is on tomorrow at 4pm at the school.
12,000/= for adults and 6,000/= for the children

24/02/2017

'If there is something to be changed in the world, then it can only happen through music'
- Jimi Hendrix

Timeline photos 03/02/2017

Rachel Ellis, the fabulous UK-based violinist and teacher, has arrived back in Uganda to volunteer at Kampala Music School until summer. She is carrying out professional development for KMS teachers, performing in fundraising concerts, and starting chamber groups - exciting times! FKMS is proud to support and help fund projects and specialist volunteers such as these. Please continue to support us :-)

05/01/2017

Happy new year! We are continuously on the look out for new fundraising opportunities. If you think you can help, please get in touch. Many thanks and have a great 2017!

03/12/2016

2 days until KMS holiday programme starts, where children will spend 2 weeks exploring various new instruments whilst having fun at KMS!

09/11/2016

We're looking forward to the Kampala Symphony Orchestra this weekend!

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