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Around the Sistema World with Hannah

Editor’s Note: Hannah Whitehouse won the extraordinary Circumnavigator’s Travel Study Grant at Northwestern University to study El Sistema-inspired programs around the world during her summer break.  Are you feeling the same admiration and envy that we do?  Hannah will write...
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Not just Somewhere, but everywhere!

Not just Somewhere, but, it seems, everywhere. The close connection between Leonard Bernstein’s legacy (this is his birth centennial year) and Sistema programs (strengthened by the support of his children Jamie, Alexander and Nina) has brought some high profile opportunities for...
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FEATURE: My Mexico City Experience

On February 28th I traveled to Mexico City, Mexico, to play alongside young musicians like me from all around the globe, in an orchestra festival under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel and Arturo Marquez.  When I first found out I...
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Become an OrchKids String Fellow

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s OrchKids program has launched a two year String Fellowship, running September 2018 – May 2020 (summers are off). This year the program is seeking violin, viola, and cello players. String Fellows will gain experience in teaching,...
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Remembering Maestro Abreu

In memoriam: José Antonio Abreu May 7, 1939 – March 24, 2018 by Tricia Tunstall, Executive Editor We at The World Ensemble share the deep sadness of so many thousands at the death of Maestro Abreu, whose brilliant vision, boundless energy...
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What Happened in Mexico City?

Recently in the The World Ensemble we featured an article about Las America Encuientros in Mexico City that brought together Sistema musicians from five U.S. programs, as well as young musicians from Puerto Rico, Argentina, Mexico, and the National Children’s Orchestra in Venezuela. Coming...
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A Journey With Wings

On February 28th, eight students of Sistema New Brunswick took off for Mexico City, embarking on a long journey that highlighted the even longer musical journey they are taking in their lives. Years ago, these students began with instruments made...
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