Founded: 2007 | Member: 2010

The Nuclei of Youth and Children’s Orchestras of the State of Bahia (Neojibá) is an initiative in Brazil of government policy aimed at integrating children and young people irrespective of social class by training them in orchestral and choral music making up to the highest possible standard and encouraging interaction between children and youth from all sections of society.

The deployment of Neojibá in Bahia which was organised by the pianist and conductor Ricardo Castro was developed in consultation with FESNOJIV and its ”Sistema” implemented 35 years ago in Venezuela and today acclaimed worldwide as one of the greatest training orchestra successes so far.


Núcleos Estaduais de Orquestras Juvenis e Infantis da Bahia

Teatro Castro Alves – Praça Dois de Julho,s/n, Campo Grande
40.080-121, Salvador, Bahia

T: +55 71 3117 4844