The Power and Possibility in Music

$2,595 of $15,000 goal
Given by 15 generous donors in 4 weeks

Sistema Whangarei empowering youth leadership through the joy of music making.

Whangarei, Northland

On April 16th 2013 Sistema Whangarei - Toi Akorangi opened the doors to possibility to all children in Whangarei. Learning to play an orchestral instrument is often seen as for the elite and something for the rich and western world. By offering tuition for all regardless of ethnicity, gender or social standing we create a space for equity which breaks down the barriers to a successful life and creates a sense of belonging. Little did we know just how incredible these young people were going to become. Music through mindfulness and the process of ako has empowered a group of brave and might rangatahi musicians. Our young people compose award winning compositions and are praised by professionals. Our young people make impossible requests and walk tall in our community. Our young people set goals and challenge themselves to achieve them. Our Rangatahi are the leaders for the next generation and they are leaders now!

About us

Sistema Whangarei -Toi Akorangi teaches orchestral instruments and musicianship FREE OF CHARGE ,since April 2013, to children and young people in Whangarei who wouldn’t normally have the opportunity to learn.

Use of funds

We need $12000 to pay for flights to a National Hui held in Wellington. In addition we need $5000 to pay for travel and accommodation for 9 young people to attend the APO summer school.

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Latest donations

Patricia and Don
Patricia and Don on 23 Nov 2021
Amelie on 20 Nov 2021
I love Sistema:) I have been challenged and excited by this programme and I want to give back.
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 15 Nov 2021
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 14 Nov 2021
Nicholas on 14 Nov 2021

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