Since 2003, the Barenboim-Said Public Andalusian Foundation carries out several music education projects in Palestine. With the aim of contributing to the development of music and artistic activities in the area, the Foundation cooperates with numerous local institutions, such as the Palestinian Medical Relief Society, the Spanish Consulate General in Jerusalem, as well as several schools.
The Foundation’s work in the region is mainly developed through the Barenboim-Said Music Centre, where a team of highly qualified international and local musicians offer music, instrument and choir lessons, as well as organize other activities, such as music workshops and concerts.
The Barenboim-Said Music Center also hosts two orchestras which work on a weekly basis. The beginners’ orchestra is for students in second through fourth grade, and