Youth singers transform lives by teaching others

by Fundacion Sirenaica
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Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
Youth singers transform lives by teaching others
In class
In class
monitor means student in training

The process of the monitors in the classroom has been very significant for the teachers, the choir and the monitor. In these practices the monitors must learn to communicate with the children, the parents, the directives of the institutions and with the teacher. They must also take the leadership and the initiative to propose activities, scenery, choreographies, costumes and, of course, carry out different musical activities in the class

 The monitors not only  prepare to teach singing, but aldo learn other skills such as solving problems that arise in a concert or in the classroom, managing institutions, organizing the group, among others.

PICTURE 1

She sees the happy childhood she had at the Sirenaica Foundation reflected in the children her. Thoughtful and careful to lead ideas that facilitate the teaching of songs, she multiplies the children’s achievements during the class.

Try to make examples in the exercises and songs that motivate and energize the practice of the choir. The best thing about her is her sensitivity, capacity for observation, delicacy with children and her beautiful voice at the full serving of her practicing

She will be an excellent teacher!

PICTURE 2

She was very happy directing the rehearsal

The second teachers writing
The second teachers writing
Concert
Concert

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Practicing
Practicing

In this report, we want to share some testimonials:

"My experience in monitors has been very interesting and full of new discoveries. Seeing how the foundation works and how it moves not only from the perspective of a student but also from a monitor is very different and one begins to learn things that were not so important before and I am very grateful for these. have learned a lot, working with children and young people has been incredible, learning from the teachers and starting to follow in their footsteps, it has become something very interesting for me "

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"My experience in Sirenaica this year has been one of the best. When I started last year with the monitoring in Sirenaica it was a bit difficult since it was in virtuality.. However, I learned to do things with love and I think that was what helped me the most to know how important this was to me. I have become a more responsible person with my work and I have learned to have a lot of affection with the children I work with.

I am very grateful to Sirenaica for the opportunity to participate in the monitoring and training process to later have a choir. 

I really liked participating in the choir auditions because I felt how they sing and a memory of 9 years ago came to mind when I auditioned for the choir for the first time."

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Forthe concert
Forthe concert

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Learning management with our founder
Learning management with our founder
We continue to impact lives!! Thank you for your 
support.

In 2021 we worked with two groups: the first one with 10 young people who began their theory process in 2020 and this year began their practices in the different choirs of Fundación Sirenaica, having a deeper approach in their own neighborhoods.

The second group consisted of 12 young people who began their year of theory, knowledge of the different teaching methodologies, the history of Sirenaica and its methodology.

For the second half of the year the young people who were doing their internships did research on a song to teach in each of the choirs where they were doing their internships; they also received choral conducting classes and at the end of the course a concert was held for their families, friends, teachers and directors of Sirenaica, where each one could conduct the song worked on in class.

On the other hand, the young people who started the course of monitors, had different classes with some of the teachers of Sirenaica knowing other ways of working, they also had their final exam, one written and the other oral which consisted of conducting a virtual class for the teachers and directors of Sirenaica.

Ten young people graduated from their first year as monitors

Graduation
Graduation
Practicing
Practicing
With the teacher
With the teacher

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From Home
From Home

Little by little we are resuming normality, children are returning to their schools and we have been able to start face-to-face classes. Therefore, we are going to close this program but you can continue supporting us in Youth singers transform lives by teaching others program.

Sing and learn from home was a very valuable program because let us be near families from Sirenaica and their children in an uncertain moment.

During this year we attended 450 students from their homes

Thank you because your support was very important for our children and for Fundación Sirenaica. We hope we can continue bringing music to children in Medellin.

Learning
Learning
Learning
Learning
Homework
Homework
Virtual classes
Virtual classes

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Position of the hands
Position of the hands

As we told you in the last report, our monitors are practicing what they learned during 2020, attending classes with the teachers.

It has been beautiful how they put what they have learned into practice and how they overcome fears and become stronger in learning. They have done parts of the classes and have evaluations and follow-ups from older teachers.

These monitors continue to attend training twice a month to reinforce knowledge.

On the other hand, some students are EXPANDING their horizons by taking reading and music theory classes that serve as preparation for entering universities to later replicate what they learned among their peers.

We include video with testimony of a student in theory class and one telling us about her experience as a teacher.

 

WE ARE REALLY VERY HAPPY WITH THE RESULT OF THIS PROGRAM. THANK YOU!

Studing
Studing
Practicing with partners
Practicing with partners
On the piano
On the piano

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Fundacion Sirenaica

Location: Medellin, Antioquia - Colombia
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Project Leader:
Isa Mejia
Medellin, Antioquia Colombia
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