Innovation and Impact: Past Projects

Music Education Research and Outreach in Europe

Project Description

I will go to Denmark to research the world-renowned Danish music education system, then travel to Holland to visit the Musicians Without Borders headquarters and receive training in conducting workshops and using music as a means to heal the wounds of conflict.

About Lauren Manning

Lauren Manning was born and raised in Amman Jordan. She began her violin studies at the age of six and in 1999 she entered the National Music Conservatory of Jordan under the instruction of Mr. Timur Ibrahimov. Lauren was a member of the Amman Symphony Orchestra for four years and performed as a soloist with the orchestra four times. In 2008, she began her studies at Oberlin studying with Milan Vitek. She has represented Oberlin in numerous competitions, festivals, and performances in the USA and abroad, including the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and a tour of Jordan and the West Bank in summer 2011.