Johannesburg Youth Symphony joins Vicky Sampson for interpretation of ‘African Dream’

Johannesburg Youth Symphony joins Vicky Sampson for interpretation of ‘African Dream’


The Johannesburg Youth Ensemble Organization (JYOC) have united with veteran vocalist Vicky Sampson to keep the country’s spirits up during the Covid-19 pandemic with an interpretation of her hit exemplary African Dream.

The Chief of JYOC Etienne Mecloen revealed to TshisaLIVE they needed to share some vibe great, moving music with the nation and the world in general during this troublesome time.

“The African Dream video – in any event, when I addressed Vicky about doing it – was constantly intended to be a motivation, committed to the individuals of Africa. To sort of remind individuals, what our identity is. I shared the video along with the well known ‘I Am An African’ discourse by Thabo Mbeki in light of the fact that at a time this way, an update is extremely significant.

“Every youthful artist took in the music, at that point recorded themselves and sent the recordings to me to alter and join them. It is really a ‘vibe beneficial’ thing for us and the individuals who tune in. Vicky was just glad to be a piece of the activity and we’re wanting to get a lot increasingly proficient vocalists ready for the following recordings of our lockdown venture.”

Etienne said the association was struck hard by the worldwide pandemic as individuals and establishments who help keep them above water with gifts had abruptly halted.

He said notwithstanding cash to enable the association to remain above water, the children likewise required assistance with different things, including information so they could get to their school work on the web.

“It has been hard attempting to acclimate to the new ordinary as an association as well as exclusively for the children and for each partner of the JYOC. I am worried for the prosperity of the association yet more than that, these youthful artists additionally need help with various things, similar to information.

“All alone, I can’t help every one of them in the manner that would genuinely be significant, in any event not monetarily. Be that as it may, if everybody contributes, we may really facilitate a portion of the hardships these children are looking under this lockdown.”

While they are trusting the video would help them monetarily, Etienne clarified that making music was additionally remedial for them. JYOC will distribute more recordings every Thursday on their YouTube and Facebook pages.

They trust the music will have a similar impact on each and every individual who tunes in.