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Introducing El Sistema PLAY – a new digital impact hub for orchestras

Combining the Venezuelan El Sistema philosophy and European innovation, El Sistema Sweden has begun to develop an online learning platform for both teachers and students. When asked about the aims of the project, El Sistema Sweden‘s artistic director, Ron Davis Alvarez (pictured above), stated that El Sistema Play had been created …

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Superar Bosnia video goes global!

Superar Bosnia‘s Love People has now gone global in cooperation with 15 Sistema-inspired programmes from across the world. In times of conflict and division, Love People is a heartening production, which encapsulates the true spirit of Sistema and brings together young musicians from North America to Australasia, Europe to Asia and …

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Joyce DiDonato, Sofia Jeannin & Victor Jacob kick-start an exciting summer for El Sistema Greece!

As we move towards SEYO Athens in July and August, El Sistema Greece is getting in the mood with a host of very special events and guest visits. And, one upcoming event has got the students in Athens especially excited. In a particular coup for El Sistema Greece, the programme’s …

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El Sistema for peace

In the midst of challenging times in Venezuela, Fundamusical Simón Bolívar has restated the importance of its commitment to “peace, progress and the empowerment of youth” with a heart-warming message bringing both joy and hope to children and teenagers across the country. The Sistema Europe Board fully supports these sentiments …

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In partnership with El Sistema Greece, Sistema Europe Youth Orchestra’s annual Summer Residency comes to Athens for a celebration of social action through music, culminating in the Orchestra’s Greek debut at the Hellenic Festival

The Sistema Europe Youth Orchestra (SEYO), with 200 young musicians, aged 10 to 20 years old, and 30 teachers from Sistema and Sistema-inspired ‘social action through music’ programmes in 27 countries, will come to Athens in 2017 for its annual summer residency, celebrating the power of music to unite nations, …

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Who says large committees can’t make decisions?

04/03/17 Following directions from the hugely stimulating Annual Assembly of Sistema Europe in Vienna last April, Sistema Europe recently concluded its ‘Mission & Vision’ rewriting study. A new jointly agreed statement of the Network’s purpose, vision, mission and programme principles can now be found on the About Sistema Europe page and …

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Training opportunity in Croatia: Application Extension

02/02/17 – Call for proposals for a significant new initiative: Training on El Sistema methodology – Deadline Extension! In order to support teachers in implementing El sistema methodology in the Istria region, SO DO, El Sistema Croatia, are able to offer an important opportunity to experienced colleagues from European El …

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Major New Sistema launches in Greek refugee camps

International music community joins forces to support free music education in Greek refugee camps Welcome El Sistema Greece!  A new Sistema project in the refugee camps of Greece, and also the newest member of the Sistema Europe network, has been announced today London, 31 October 2016 Musicians from all over the world …

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Save the date! New El Sistema Academy in Stockholm

News from Sistema Sweden of a new Project for 3-5 February 2017: “Choir and orchestra teachers who would like to learn more about El Sistemas methods – these three days of education are meant for You! The El Sistema Academy will be having its debut in February 2017, in association with …

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