The school that has been operating in Ecole d’Art de Nyundo in Rubavu District will settle in the former Kavumu College of Education starting with the academic year 2018 on 22nd January.
Speaking to IGIHE, the head of the school, Jacques Murigande alias Migthy Popo said the school’s relocation intends to improve the performance, adding that the school materials have already got into the new campus.
“The main reason to relocate is because there is a small space in Nyundo. We have been operating there provisionally. We are shifting to a bigger place where we can expand training and enroll more students. The new campus also offers a better setting for our materials,” he said.
“We had been together with students doing design at Nyundo and we had sometimes been distracting them from concentrating on their courses when we play musical instruments. We have now a bigger space which can also allow us to expand the school facilities when need arises,” he said.
Murigande said shifting activities are underway, going hand in hand with enrollment for the 2018 intake.
The Workforce Development Authority (WDA), which sponsors and oversees the school’s activities, enrolls 30 music talented students every year and trains them to do it professionally.
The music school was launched in 2014 and the first intake graduated in March last year.