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An Orchestra Dedicated to Social Justice

Read an inspiring interview with Joseph Jones.  He’s a multi-instrumental musician, composer, conductor, and the founder of the Orchestra Amadeus, whose mission is to promote social justice through classical music.  Every concert of this highly diverse set of players is dedicated to...
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Emerging Leadership Training Programs

There is a new trend in the U.S. Sistema movement: for a couple of years there has been increasing discussion about developing student leadership skills, and this autumn three programs launched new Fellowship initiatives with that goal in mind: 1)...
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El Sistema Kenya & Let It Shine Host the YOA

In March 2017, El Sistema Kenya in Nairobi and Let It Shine Program in Arusha, Tanzania welcomed two representatives from Youth Orchestra of the Americas’ Global Leaders Program. Gabrielle Molina (clarinet) and Nathaly Ossa (violin) organized an instrument petting zoo...
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NEOJIBA Creates a Network to Connect

Nucleos Estaduais e Orquestras Juvenis e Infantis da Bahia (NEOJIBA) in Bahia State, Brazil, would like to create a network to connect students from different programs all around the world. NEOJIBA wants to use technology to connect children all over...
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Volunteer with Childs Play India Foundation!

Childs Play India Foundation (CPIF) helps over 60 disadvantaged children across four locations in India to learn instrumental and choral music. The program welcomes volunteers from all over the world for a ‘working holiday’. Most recently, CPIF hosted a music...
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Sibelius would be proud…

In February, eight representatives of El Sistema Sweden visited El Sistema Kenya (ESK) in Nairobi to assist ESK’s new program (its second site) in the Juja slum. The representatives brought donated violins, flutes, trumpets and clarinets, led workshops and master...
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FEATURE: Music Makes Things Better

When Father John Webootsa asked me in 2008 to start a music programme for 14 young choir students in his parish in the Nairobi ghetto of Korogocho, I asked myself, “How hard could it be?” Over the years, I have...
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