March 6th, 2018 — Conny Groot, Community-building through culture programs: “Music Generations”

About the presentation: Since 2000, Conny has, together with a small team of professionals, built up ‘Music Generations’, an organisation that offers a platform for intercultural talent development by organizing performances and concerts for musicians and actors. Since three years ‘Music Generations’ is active with projects that include refugees, giving them possibilities for developing and showing their talents. Conny will tell us about different projects that they did and do for smaller and bigger audiences.

About the speaker: Conny Groot studied Dramaturgy at the University of Amsterdam followed by a study of European Arts and Media Management at Utrecht University. She has built up ‘Music Generations’ and has done different projects, engaging people from different cultures, refugees and people with different styles and talents. Her aim is to contribute to a better understanding and communication between people of different age and cultural backgrounds.