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
Surprise
Surprise

At the end of the year we were in many concerts throughout the city. The children were happy singing villancicos ( Christmas songs)  dressed in colors. Many could be soloists. All the children in this program had the opportunity to show their work, receiving recognition from the public

We are currently planning our work for this year. We have already started looking for children who came in the program and want to continue and audition in public schools looking for children with singing talents to form new  coral seedlings. We have great challenges!

Our students conducted the concerts, sang, taught, grew.

We´re very happy with this program, ours children, teachers  and the results

Opportunity
Opportunity
Essay, feelings
Essay, feelings
In concert
In concert

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Singin on December
Singin on December

With a work based on research and collection of repertoire suitable for the needs of our choristers, Fundación Sirenaica began 18 years ago a path that has sown dreams, hopes and smiles born of a disciplined and consistent work. That is why now, the harvest is hundreds of children and young people who sing, vibrate, learn, build a city and replicate what they have learned for years of walking together. Many of the singers who were born in the Foundation are now teachers who teach what they learned always guided by their teachers. The children who arrive at the Foundation will also be a new seed that will germinate

During December many of our children have had the opportunity to sing in different places where they recognize their singing and the children share with people other than their nearby community, this is not common or accessible to them. 

THANKS for supporting us

Laughter, transformation
Laughter, transformation
Feeling our breath, we are alive!
Feeling our breath, we are alive!
Enjoying the singing
Enjoying the singing
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In class, working on values
In class, working on values

Hands up is part of one of our stretching, joy, union routines. It is beautiful to see the happy faces of the children and the bright look of admiration for their teachers, hope, respect for their classmates and the joy of sharing

We continue to transform the lives of many children. This year we have 1500 students of different levels in Sirenaica; 800 have the support of the Municipality of Medellín. Susana who has gone from the project of transforming lives to a more advanced choir, tells us her story, her journey.

 

Thanks to you, the donors, we can continue giving opportunities to many children in the city. Thanks for your help

 

Español

Arriba las manos forma parte de una de nuestras rutinas de estiramiento, de alegría, de unión. Es hermoso ver las caras alegres de los niños y la mirada brillante de admiración hacia sus maestros, la esperanza, el respeto por sus compañeros y la alegría de compartir.

Seguimos transformando la vida de muchos niños. Este año tenemos en Sirenaica 1500 alumnos de diferentes niveles; 800 tienen el apoyo del Municipio de Medellín. Susana que ha pasado del proyecto de transformar vidas a un coro mas avanzado, nos cuentas su historia, su recorrido.

Gracias a ustedes, los donantes, podemos seguir dando oportunidades a muchos niños de la ciudad. Gracias por tu ayuda.

Feeling our breath, we are alive!
Feeling our breath, we are alive!
Training teachers
Training teachers
Andrea Ortiz on stage
Andrea Ortiz on stage
Laughter, transformation
Laughter, transformation
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English

Medellín, year 2001. Violence, inequality, insecurity, invisible barriers, despair, fear. This is the year in which Sirenaica arrives to the neighborhoods to harvest hope, joy, to look children into their eyes and listen to them, to discover singing talents  and invite them to form a choir. A choir? A chorus? What is a chorus? - they asked? Yes, a chorus.

Did you know that today Medellín has one of the largest choirs of children and young people in Colombia? It's happening in Medellín and it's transforming the city simultaneously...

 

 

Spanish

Medellín, año 2001. Violencia, desigualdad, inseguridad, barreras invisibles, desesperanza, miedo. Ese es el año en que Sirenaica llega a los barrios a sembrar esperanza, alegría, a mirar a los niños a los ojos y a escuchar a muchos para descubrir talentos para el canto y a invitarlos a formar un coro, ¿Un coro? ¿Un coro? ¿Qué es un coro' -  preguntaban. Sí, un coro...


¿Sabías que hoy Medellín cuenta con uno de los coros de niños y jóvenes más grandes de Colombia? Está sucediendo en Medellín y de paso la está transformando. Corre la voz...

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A punto de terminar el primer mes de este nuevo año, es momento de reflexionar qué hicimos en el año 2018. Enero es un mes de plantearnos inquietudes, hacer balances frente al último año, empezar con propósitos, y tomar decisiones para el resto del año. 

Para nosotros, por ejemplo, nos es grato recordar que en 2018 se beneficiaron 400 alumnos.  Hablando de números, el costo anual por niño fue de 70 dólares. Cada alumno recibió 18 horas mensuales de formación.

 

Cambiar vidas, tocarlas, dar oportunidades. Pudimos guiar el proceso interno del estudiante para demostrarse a sí mismo que SI ES CAPAZ, fortaleciendo así su autoestima. Los resultados los comprueban la sonrisa, los ojos, las expresiones de cada uno de los niños y niñas que se benefician de nuestro programa.

 

Español

A punto de terminar el primer mes de este nuevo año 2019, es momento de reflexionar qué hicimos en el año 2018. Enero es un mes de plantearnos inquietudes, hacer balances frente al año transcurrido, empezar con propósitos concretos, y tomar decisiones para el resto del año. 

Para nosotros, por ejemplo, nos es grato recordar que en 2018 se beneficiaron 400 alumnos.  Hablando de números, el costo anual por niño fue de 70 dólares. Cada alumno recibió 18 horas mensuales de formación.

Cambiar vidas, tocarlas, dar oportunidades. Pudimos guiar el proceso interno del estudiante para demostrarse a sí mismo que SI ES CAPAZ, fortaleciendo así su autoestima. Los resultados los comprueban la sonrisa, los ojos, las expresiones de cada uno de los niños y niñas que se benefician de nuestro programa.

 

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" - Martin Luther King

 

On the verge of finishing the first month of this new year, it is time to  stop and reflect on what we did during 2018. January is a month to review concerns, balance results against the former year, search for a purpose, and make decisions for the year just starting .

For instance, we are pleased in reminiscing. In 2018, 400 students benefited from our program. Speaking numbers, the annual cost per child was USD70. Each student received 18 hours of training per month.

Change lives and grant opportunities. We were able to guide the internal process of the student into showing them that IF THEY ARE CAPABLE, thus strengthening their self-esteem. The results? the smile, the eyes, the expressions of each of the children who benefit from our program.

This year, our purpose is to stretch relationship with our recurrent donors, and to spread the VOICE about all of our upcoming projects. 

Spread the VOICE. 

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"

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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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