Presentation orchestra teaching (leerorkest) at the Laura Wernet Paskel School

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 08-08-2022.

ORANJESTAD – On July 6, 2022, the Prime Minister of Aruba, Mrs. Evelyn Wever-Croes, paid a visit to the Laura Wernet Paskel school for a presentation of the "Leerorkest".

This project is an initiative of the Ministries of Education, Social Affairs, and Justice of Aruba and the Netherlands.

Presentation orchestra teaching (leerorkest) at the Laura Wernet Paskel School.Presentation orchestra teaching (leerorkest) at the Laura Wernet Paskel School.Leerorkest introduced the young pupils of the 2, 3, 4, and 5 grades to instruments they are not familiar with at these young ages. It is remarkable to state that these children are very passionate about music.“I am sure that with this, we are planting a seed in every child for music to become part of their lives. Maybe on a professional level or to relax and enjoy," the Prime Minister said.

Presentation orchestra teaching (leerorkest) at the Laura Wernet Paskel School.Presentation orchestra teaching (leerorkest) at the Laura Wernet Paskel School.The principal of the Laura Wernet Paskel school Mrs. Bernadetta Figueroa-Geerman, was happy with the presentation of the "leerorkest". She mentioned that the grade 2 pupils received a general music education, the grade 3 pupils were able to select their instrument of choice and received classes for one year from variious music teachers.

Presentation orchestra teaching (leerorkest) at the Laura Wernet Paskel School.Presentation orchestra teaching (leerorkest) at the Laura Wernet Paskel School.During the presentation, they showed everyone what they learned in one year. “I have to say that I am very proud of these children and am very grateful to have such a great project available for our schools, where the leerorkest helps us reach our goals of forming citizens with love and passion for music," teacher Etta said. 

The Prime Minister thanked teacher Etta and pupils of the Laura Wernet Paskel School and the leerorkest for this great project of instilling love and passion for music in our children. The Prime Minister also congratulated them on the successful project.

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