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Two New Projects at El Sistema Greece

For the second year, El Sistema Greece led The Lullaby Project, in partnership with Carnegie Hall.  Composers worked with mothers from the Women’s Correctional Facility in the Thiva, Skaramagkas refugee camp and various neighborhoods of Athens to co-compose unique lullabies...
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A New Orchestra for Europe’s YOUNG Musicians

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam, always rated among the world’s finest, is launching their new program “YOUNG” in August.  YOUNG is a summer youth orchestra for musicians ages 14-17, from all over Europe, who deserve a little extra support...
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The Ambassadors’ Exchange, July 2019

Young Africa Works: Focus on Kenyan Youth, by Linet Othieno (Kenya) Towards the end of May, Ghetto Classics had a performance at the UN Assembly. The theme was Innovation for Better Quality of Life in Cities and Communities.  This month we also had the...
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Update from Sistema in Norwich

In June, Sistema in Norwich (England) presented a special concert of music composed by and for their students.  “Sistema Composers” included the premiere of “The Ghost of Grafton Way,” a piece commissioned for the Colegate Núcleo Orchestra from composer and...
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The Ambassadors’ Exchange, June 2019

Teaching as Learning, by Luara Baqueiro (Brazil) I started playing double bass by chance, and thanks to my years of study at NEOJIBA, I have hope for a better future through music.  I first felt this hope when I joined the...
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The Ambassadors’ Exchange, May 2019

Artistic Youth Camps Across Kenya, by Linet Othieno (Kenya) Exciting things have been happening every day this month at Ghetto Classics. We had 4 two-week camps take place. First was the Ghetto Classics Mukuru kwa Ruben, a music program in Nairobi. The kids...
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Acción Social por la Música

Acción Social por la Música was founded in Madrid, Spain in 2013.  Our dream was to put music in the service of our most vulnerable people—following in the footsteps of Maestro José Antonio Abreu, whose conviction was that “music transforms...
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