Rwanda’s first professionally trained musicians have graduated at the country’s pioneer music school.
This morning 28 graduates were awarded certificates after successfully completing three-years of intensive training at Nyundo School of music, in Rubavu district.
The country wants to grow its music industry and these professionally trained graduates will help shape the sector.
For a long time the music industry has suffered piracy and duplication songs. Other challenges include; poor performances and lack of professional producers.
The pioneer graduates include 23 boys and 5 girls in departments; music notation and transcription, music production, music performance, vocal skills and music composition.
Nyundo School of music was officially launched by the Workforce Development Authority(WDA) in 2014 with emphasis on developing specific talents, training for productivity and also considering the after school situation.