The Sheku Effect

The Sheku Effect
NATIONAL SCHOOLS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & ASSOCIATED BOARD OF THE ROYAL SCHOOLS OF MUSIC REPORT UPLIFT IN CELLO STUDIES DESPITE CUTS TO MUSIC EDUCATION PROVISION COUNTRYWIDE.

Artistic Director of the NSSO, John Madden, said: “This year, with applications [for the orchestra] up by almost a third on our 25th anniversary last year, the number of cellists applying is double that rate.

“There can be no doubt that the artistry and advocacy of Sheku Kanneh-Mason has been an inspiration to many young players; those taking up the cello as well as those who want to join NSSO.”

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