Play time! Improvising with kids

Handclaps keeping the rhythm, notes ringing out in unison, nudges and winks, joy on every face and a magical atmosphere: there is an orchestra out there that sparks with joy and excitement and is not like any orchestra you’ve ever seen before, it’s called Barrios Orquestados. At the heart of it there is the positive and inspiring presence […]

The Art of Conversation

Hello everyone! The beginning of spring: it’s still freezing in the Netherlands but nevertheless, days are getting longer and the time of creation has started. What a good moment to write a new post for our blog! Recently, after a concert we did, someone asked me the question: ‘What makes an improvisation successful?’ It opened up a discussion […]